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Our Team

VERTICOM’s mission is to complete projects on time, on budget, and at the highest level of quality – all without compromising safety.

Jeff Lewis

President & Founder


Jeff Lewis is the President and Founder of VERTICOM. Since 2001 Jeff has led the company’s Sales, Operations, and Finance programs. He is passionate about leading and preparing today’s workforce to win the global race in designing, developing, and operating the broadband networks of the future. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at industry events across the country and brings a high-level executive summary to the complex 5G architecture which includes Fiber, Macro, Small Cell, and DAS. He is also focused on creating one of the most innovative places to work within telecom by implementing a world class training and command center to support VERTICOM’s apprenticeship and career development initiatives.

Prior to founding VERTICOM, Jeff worked as the Chief Operating Officer for a wireless infrastructure company in St. Louis. His professional work history includes four years of service with Kimberly-Clark as a Cost and Financial Analyst and four years of service as a Management Consultant within Ernst & Young’s Engineering, Construction and Real Estate consulting practice. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance and earned his MBA in International Management in two years attending night school at the University of Dallas. He has been involved with the Texas State Wireless Association since 2007 and became the President in 2014.

Jeff is actively involved with several charities including The First Tee of Greater Dallas of which he serves on the Board of Governors. He coaches Varsity Football, founded a select basketball program called SPECTRUM Athletes and loves to golf & hunt. Jeff and his wife Jill reside in Dallas with their five children.

Neal Gee

Corporate Controller


Neal joined VERTICOM in 2017 as our Corporate Controller and oversees the Accounting/Finance, HR & IT departments. He is responsible for the entire back office operations which include cash management, annual budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, evaluating the acquisition of capital assets, preparing cash flow forecasts and completing financial close. In addition, Neal is responsible for developing and maintaining timely and accurate financial and ad hoc reports to support the leadership and operating teams. He manages the HR process and reviews the company’s technology platform to make sure it meets VERTICOM’S current and future data processing and reporting requirements.

Before joining VERTICOM, Neal worked most recently as the Chief Financial Officer for a restaurant group in Texas and prior to that, worked as a Corporate Controller in the wireless telecom space for Telecom Network Specialists, Quanta Wireless Solutions, and Spectrum Wireless Solutions. He graduated from Abilene Christian University with a BA in Management and Accounting, and earned both a MBA and a MS in accounting and information systems from the University of Texas.

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Jonathan Meyer

Director
Safety, Quality & Training


Jonathan Meyer re-joined VERTICOM in 2017 as the Director of Safety and Quality. He ensures that all VERTICOM crews stay compliant with applicable industry safety standards as well as provides thorough training for all crew members through the VERTICOM TRAINING ACADEMY (VTA). VERTICOM strives to put all team members through an extensive training program with a purpose to assemble the best operating field teams in the industry. Our training includes all aspects of safety as well as installation method procedures that ensure our customers receive the highest quality service and a dedication to safety.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Jonathan gained extensive operating knowledge of the telecommunications industry by being a field technician, project manager and senior safety inspector. He has worked for every major carrier and performed every scope of work throughout his 13 years of service to the wireless industry. Jonathan started off in the industry in 2004 installing two-way radio communication equipment directly for Motorola. He has been through over 500 hours of extensive safety and quality training in all aspects of the communications industry.

Dean Strong

Director
Construction Services


Dean joined VERTICOM in 2016 as the Director of Operations for the Construction Service Line. He is an operations leader who delivers results, optimizes resources and drives change on project and business initiatives.  Dean has extensive project, construction and leadership experience with over 20 years in the construction and wireless industry.  He holds a strong reputation of integrity while completing complex wireless telecom projects, excelling in a fast-paced industry with both national and global teams.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Dean gained experience holding senior level positions with American Tower, two major global OEM’s, and executive level positions for national turn-key services companies.  Dean has been directly responsible for the delivery of large scale carrier network rollout programs nationally and abroad with experience reaching in to Puerto Rico, Mexico and Panama / Central America.

Richard Markus

Director
Real Estate Services


Richard joined VERTICOM in 2013 and currently serves as the Director of the Real Estate Service Line. He is responsible for developing customer relationships, qualifying and assigning projects to internal resources, as well as subcontractors and overall day to day project management. In addition, Richard handles all service line bidding and estimating, verifies the quality of all SOW deliverables and has responsibility for company-wide and market based financial objectives as they relate to Real Estate. Our Real Estate team currently manages not only traditional macro sites but also DAS and small cell build outs.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Richard gained extensive knowledge of the site acquisition processes as a Manger within the Wireless Telecom industry. He has worked as both a Site Acquisition Manager and a Project Manager for several telecom companies including Nexlink GS, Baran Telecom-O2 Wireless, WFI, Delta Groups Engineering and MasTec Wireless North America. Richard’s experience also includes overseeing construction and managing site development services on numerous projects throughout the Midwest and Southern states.

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Gerry Gonzalez

Director
Fiber Services


Gerry joined VERTICOM in 2017 as the Director of the Fiber Service Line. He is responsible for developing customer relationships, assigning projects to internal resources, supplier onboarding and overall day to day operations management. In addition, Gerry is responsible for all financial objectives as they relate to the Fiber Service Line. Gerry has over 17 years of experience in fiber optic splicing, advanced testing and reporting procedures including CD and PMD testing.

Gerry began his career in the telecom industry in 1995 as a field technician and quickly rose to the LAN Department Manager where he lead national roll-out projects for BFI, the Social Security Administration and a FTTH project for Eagle Communications. He has also managed large projects for various companies such as AT&T, Charter Communications, TW Telecom, Centerpoint, Comcast and Clearworks. Gerry acquired his Bachelor’s degree from American Intercontinental University in 2009 with highest honors, and earned his MBA from the University of Houston in 2014.

Doug Wittrock

Vice President


Doug joined VERTICOM in 2003 as a Project Manager and become the Vice President of Operations in 2011. Since that time, he has been responsible for making sure our customers receive maximum value from the solutions we provide. These solutions included Engineering, Real Estate, Macro Construction, Equipment Integration, Maintenance, Inbuilding, Small Cell and Fiber Services. In 2016, Doug was tasked with integrating a Fiber Engineering and Construction company into the VERTICOM operations. At the end of 2017, Doug’s focus shifted exclusively to the continued expansion of our Fiber service line capabilities and customer base through direct management of the Sales and Operating activities of that team. Doug also leads our Inbuilding Wireless service line.

Doug has over 20 years of extensive experience in the deployment of wireless and broadband networks and a unique ability to lead diversified teams. Prior to joining VERTICOM, Doug gained experience in operations management, service development, program management and customer support with various companies. He worked as a Project Manager for a nationwide telecom construction and equipment installation company. He has also managed telecom construction and installations across the country for multiple customers including US Unwired, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Nortel, Lucent and Ericsson.

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Mick Davies

Vice President


Mick joined VERTICOM in 2017 as Vice President and leads the Sales & Operations for the Construction & Real Estate Service Lines. He has over 25 years of wireless industry experience. He is responsible for all production and deployment along with sales for his service lines. His focus is to leverage VERTICOM’s new operating platform and expand our geographic footprint per our customer’s request. Mick has extensive knowledge and a proven track record leading large diverse teams. He also has great long-term customer and vendor relationships within the wireless & fiber industries.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Mick gained experience in operations management, service development, program management and customer support while working with Ericsson in different roles over a 22 year period. In his last role with Ericsson as Head of Service Line Build for North America, Mick realized the importance of strong Regional Operating Companies like VERTICOM. He now will help VERTICOM strengthen its leadership position and brand as the best end to end Turnkey service provider of wireless and broadband services in the South Central United States.

Ben Buck, Regional Manager, AROK Market, Construction Services

Ben Buck

Regional Manager, AROK Market, Construction Services


Ben joined VERTICOM in 2006 and currently serves as the AROK Market Regional Project Manager for the Construction Service Line. He is located in the Oklahoma City office and is responsible for the Oklahoma and Arkansas markets. Ben oversees the A & L as well as the civil construction phases of each site. He performs bid walks, equipment layout design assessments and tower audits. All Construction Managers in the Oklahoma and Arkansas markets report directly to him.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Ben worked in all phases of construction. One of the most memorable projects he was involved in was the microwave installation and path design for Alcatel Lucent on the “Homeland Defense” project after the tragedy of 9/11. Ben is certified by Comtrain and Anritsu.

Shane Abbott, Regional Manager, Fiber Services

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Shane Abbott

Regional Manager, Fiber Services


Shane joined VERTICOM in 2016 and currently serves as the Fiber Service Line Senior Project Manager. He performs bid walks, feasibility route planning, engineering and manages fiber construction including aerial, underground, splicing and testing. Project Managers and Construction Managers in the Fiber Service Line report to him.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Shane owned and operated a fiber engineering and construction company for 7 years and managed another for 6 years. Shane has more than 16 years of experience in the telecom industry designing and building fiber optic networks for AT&T, Verizon, Suddenlink, Charter, Comcast, Time Warner, Logix, TXDOT & various municipalities across the states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Those projects have ranged from long haul projects in rural America to CBD fiber builds in large cities like downtown Houston, Dallas, and Oklahoma City.

Chad Sigler, Project Manager, NTX Market, Fiber Services

Chad Sigler

Project Manager, NTX Market
Fiber Services


Chad joined VERTICOM in 2010 and currently serves as a Project Manager for the Construction & Fiber Service Lines in the Dallas office. Chad manages new site builds, small cell, DAS, the civil side of all projects in North and South Texas as well as all equipment installs and upgrades. In addition, he manages bidding & estimated along with deployment of new construction on Fiber projects. Chad communicates directly with customers on a daily basis to ensure projects are completed safely, accurately and in a timely manner while meeting budget requirements. Additionally, Chad oversees all logistics for arrival and departure of materials in the warehouse in order to accommodate site development and upgrades.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Chad gained ten years of extensive field operating experience working for an engineering company doing new site builds, modifications and over builds throughout the Midwest.

Jeff Morgan, Project Manager, NTX Market, Construction Services

Jeff Morgan

Project Manager, NTX Market
Construction Services


Jeff joined VERTICOM in 2013 and currently serves as a Project Manager in our Dallas office. Jeff’s responsibilities include gathering close-out documents from Construction Managers overseeing each site. He also handles AAV documents and various other daily tasks as needed by Project Managers and Construction Managers.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Jeff worked as a Project Manager/Tower Division for five years in the Microwave field. Jeff also spent four years in the Oil & Gas field installing Microwave Towers in various locations across the Southern United States.

Royce Pyle, Project Manager, STX Market, Fiber Services

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Royce Pyle

Project Manager, STX Market
Fiber Services


Royce joined VERTICOM in 2016 and currently serves as a Project Manager for the Fiber Service Line. Royce manages fiber construction for aerial and underground placement along with crew management, site engineering and bid walks. He communicates with customers directly to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner while meeting quality and safety standards. Construction Managers and Sr. Construction Managers in the Fiber Service Line report to him.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Royce gained 4 years of experience in project management working for a fiber engineering and construction company. Royce has worked for companies such as AT&T, Multiband and Datavox gaining more than 10 years experience in the telecom industry, dating back to 2006, building fiber optic networks for AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more across Texas.

Brandon Preat, Project Manager, STX Market, Fiber Services

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Brandon Preat

Project Manager, STX Market
Fiber Services


Brandon joined VERTICOM in 2016 as a Project Manager for the Fiber Service Line in the STX Market. Brandon manages the bidding and estimating of new construction and oversees fiber construction for aerial and underground placement for AT&T Light Gig, new site builds. He communicates with the customer and homeowners to ensure work is completed in a timely manner and meets quality and safety standards. Construction Managers and Sr Construction Managers report to him.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Brandon gained knowledge in all aspects of the industry working for a fiber engineering and construction company for 2 years by learning to operate a directional drilling machine, locating, leading a crew and later becoming a project manager overseeing AT&T projects. Brandon also has experience managing projects for other carriers such as Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. He started in telecom industry in 2008 working for Comcast and has experience in the Oil & Gas Industry.

Quentin Brown, Quality Manager

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Quentin Brown

Quality manager


Quentin Brown joined VERTICOM in 2011 as a lead tower technician. He was promoted to a field construction manager position shortly after and now he holds VERTICOM’S Quality Manager position. He has worked on numerous A&L projects since being at VERTICOM where he has excelled. Quentin is responsible for making sure that all crew members, as well as the management are properly trained and up to date on all current quality standards within the telecommunication industry. He currently performs quality audits and maintains the fleet program here at VERTICOM.

Prior to arriving at VERTICOM Quentin worked as a microwave field technician for 4 years where he performed installations and tower modifications for various carriers throughout the industry. He graduated from Tulane University with a B.A. in Information Technology and a minor in Sociology. He brings vast experience and leadership to the VERTICOM team.

Jeff Lewis

President & Founder


Jeff Lewis is the President and Founder of VERTICOM. Since 2001 Jeff has led the company’s Sales, Operations, and Finance programs. He is passionate about leading and preparing today’s workforce to win the global race in designing, developing, and operating the broadband networks of the future. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at industry events across the country and brings a high-level executive summary to the complex 5G architecture which includes Fiber, Macro, Small Cell, and DAS. He is also focused on creating one of the most innovative places to work within telecom by implementing a world class training and command center to support VERTICOM’s apprenticeship and career development initiatives.

Prior to founding VERTICOM, Jeff worked as the Chief Operating Office for a wireless infrastructure company in St. Louis. His professional work history also includes years with Kimberly-Clark as a Cost and Financial Analyst and as a Sr. Manager within Ernst & Young’s Engineering, Construction and Real Estate consulting practice. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance and earned his MBA in International Management in two years attending night school at the University of Dallas.

He has been involved with the Texas State Wireless Association since 2007 and became the President in 2014. Jeff is actively involved with several charities including The First Tee of Greater Dallas of which he serves on the Board of Governors. He coaches Varsity Football, founded a select basketball program called SPECTRUM Athletes and loves to golf & hunt. Jeff and his wife Jill reside in Dallas with their five children.

Neal Gee

Corporate Controller


Neal joined VERTICOM in 2017 as our Corporate Controller and oversees the Accounting/Finance, HR & IT departments. He is responsible for the entire back office operations which include cash management, annual budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, evaluating the acquisition of capital assets, preparing cash flow forecasts and completing financial close. In addition, Neal is responsible for developing and maintaining timely and accurate financial and ad hoc reports to support the leadership and operating teams. He manages the HR process and reviews the company’s technology platform to make sure it meets VERTICOM’S current and future data processing and reporting requirements.

Before joining VERTICOM, Neal worked most recently as the Chief Financial Officer for a restaurant group in Texas and prior to that, worked as a Corporate Controller in the wireless telecom space for Telecom Network Specialists, Quanta Wireless Solutions, and Spectrum Wireless Solutions. He graduated from Abilene Christian University with a BA in Management and Accounting, and earned both a MBA and a MS in accounting and information systems from the University of Texas.

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Jonathan Meyer

Director
Safety, Quality & Training


Jonathan Meyer re-joined VERTICOM in 2017 as the Director of Safety and Quality. He ensures that all VERTICOM crews stay compliant with applicable industry safety standards as well as provides thorough training for all crew members through the VERTICOM TRAINING ACADEMY (VTA). VERTICOM strives to put all team members through an extensive training program with a purpose to assemble the best operating field teams in the industry. Our training includes all aspects of safety as well as installation method procedures that ensure our customers receive the highest quality service and a dedication to safety.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Jonathan gained extensive operating knowledge of the telecommunications industry by being a field technician, project manager and senior safety inspector. He has worked for every major carrier and performed every scope of work throughout his 13 years of service to the wireless industry. Jonathan started off in the industry in 2004 installing two-way radio communication equipment directly for Motorola. He has been through over 500 hours of extensive safety and quality training in all aspects of the communications industry.

Dean Strong

Director
Construction Services


Dean joined VERTICOM in 2016 as the Director of Operations for the Construction Service Line. He is an operations leader who delivers results, optimizes resources and drives change on project and business initiatives.  Dean has extensive project, construction and leadership experience with over 20 years in the construction and wireless industry.  He holds a strong reputation of integrity while completing complex wireless telecom projects, excelling in a fast-paced industry with both national and global teams.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Dean gained experience holding senior level positions with American Tower, two major global OEM’s, and executive level positions for national turn-key services companies.  Dean has been directly responsible for the delivery of large scale carrier network rollout programs nationally and abroad with experience reaching in to Puerto Rico, Mexico and Panama / Central America.

Richard Markus

Director
Real Estate Services


Richard joined VERTICOM in 2013 and currently serves as the Director of the Real Estate Service Line. He is responsible for developing customer relationships, qualifying and assigning projects to internal resources, as well as subcontractors and overall day to day project management. In addition, Richard handles all service line bidding and estimating, verifies the quality of all SOW deliverables and has responsibility for company-wide and market based financial objectives as they relate to Real Estate. Our Real Estate team currently manages not only traditional macro sites but also DAS and small cell build outs.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Richard gained extensive knowledge of the site acquisition processes as a Manger within the Wireless Telecom industry. He has worked as both a Site Acquisition Manager and a Project Manager for several telecom companies including Nexlink GS, Baran Telecom-O2 Wireless, WFI, Delta Groups Engineering and MasTec Wireless North America. Richard’s experience also includes overseeing construction and managing site development services on numerous projects throughout the Midwest and Southern states.

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Gerry Gonzalez

Director
Fiber Services


Gerry joined VERTICOM in 2017 as the Director of the Fiber Service Line. He is responsible for developing customer relationships, assigning projects to internal resources, supplier onboarding and overall day to day operations management. In addition, Gerry is responsible for all financial objectives as they relate to the Fiber Service Line. Gerry has over 17 years of experience in fiber optic splicing, advanced testing and reporting procedures including CD and PMD testing.

Gerry began his career in the telecom industry in 1995 as a field technician and quickly rose to the LAN Department Manager where he lead national roll-out projects for BFI, the Social Security Administration and a FTTH project for Eagle Communications. He has also managed large projects for various companies such as AT&T, Charter Communications, TW Telecom, Centerpoint, Comcast and Clearworks. Gerry acquired his Bachelor’s degree from American Intercontinental University in 2009 with highest honors, and earned his MBA from the University of Houston in 2014.

Doug Wittrock

Vice President


Doug joined VERTICOM in 2003 as a Project Manager and become the Vice President of Operations in 2011. Since that time, he has been responsible for making sure our customers receive maximum value from the solutions we provide. These solutions included Engineering, Real Estate, Macro Construction, Equipment Integration, Maintenance, Inbuilding, Small Cell and Fiber Services. In 2016, Doug was tasked with integrating a Fiber Engineering and Construction company into the VERTICOM operations. At the end of 2017, Doug’s focus shifted exclusively to the continued expansion of our Fiber service line capabilities and customer base through direct management of the Sales and Operating activities of that team. Doug also leads our Inbuilding Wireless service line.

Doug has over 20 years of extensive experience in the deployment of wireless and broadband networks and a unique ability to lead diversified teams. Prior to joining VERTICOM, Doug gained experience in operations management, service development, program management and customer support with various companies. He worked as a Project Manager for a nationwide telecom construction and equipment installation company. He has also managed telecom construction and installations across the country for multiple customers including US Unwired, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Nortel, Lucent and Ericsson.

Mick Davies

Vice President


Mick joined VERTICOM in 2017 as Vice President and leads the Sales & Operations for the Construction & Real Estate Service Lines. He has over 25 years of wireless industry experience. He is responsible for all production and deployment along with sales for his service lines. His focus is to leverage VERTICOM’s new operating platform and expand our geographic footprint per our customer’s request. Mick has extensive knowledge and a proven track record leading large diverse teams. He also has great long-term customer and vendor relationships within the wireless & fiber industries.

Prior to joining VERTICOM, Mick gained experience in operations management, service development, program management and customer support while working with Ericsson in different roles over a 22 year period. In his last role with Ericsson as Head of Service Line Build for North America, Mick realized the importance of strong Regional Operating Companies like VERTICOM. He now will help VERTICOM strengthen its leadership position and brand as the best end to end Turnkey service provider of wireless and broadband services in the South Central United States.

Community Involvement

At VERTICOM we believe that giving back to the community is fundamental to our business and we are proud to support numerous foundations across the country each year. The following charities are the beneficiaries of The VERTICOM Foundation annual golf tournament.

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Industry Involvement

VERTICOM is a proud member of the following organizations

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Solutions

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At VERTICOM, we understand the value of providing specialized solutions to help manage the diverse demands within the wireless industry.

Turnkey
Solutions

VERTICOM knows that scale, scope and schedule can vary from project to project. Our key understanding of coupling internal resources with industry partnerships allows us to provide in-house, turnkey solutions to meet the demands and unique challenges of the wireless industry.

Specialized Turnkey Solutions include:

  • RF Design & Optimization
  • Site Acquisition
  • A & E Services
  • Regulatory Investigation
  • Zoning and Code Compliance
  • Construction Management & Bid Packaging
  • Material Procurement, Warehousing & Delivery
  • Project Management
  • Site Construction
  • Site Decommissioning
  • Site Consolidations
  • Site Modifications
  • Site Optimizations
  • Site Maintenance
  • Close-Out Package Preparation
Engineering & Integration Solutions

At VERTICOM, we design and engineer the infrastructure that allows our customers to successfully operate their Macro, DAS, Small Cell or Fiber networks. Our industry knowledge and experience with front-haul, back-haul and traditional network architecture, coupled with our keen focus for innovation, allows us to provide customers with start to finish engineering services that deliver the coverage, capacity and scalability to future proof their network investments. We have developed relationships with many of the industry’s top equipment manufacturers and obtained the property certifications to integrate the equipment for each project.

Our Broad Range of Engineering & Integration Solutions Include:

  • Bundled FTTx Engineering for Node, Building and Tower 
  • RF Engineering 
  • OSP & ISP Engineering 
  • Network Auditing & Inspection 
  • ISP Installation, Test ∓ Turn-Up 
  • iBwave and Auto CAD Tools 
  • Traditional A&E Services 
  • Structural Modifications 
  • Close-out Packages including As Built Drawings 
  • Equipment Certifications: 
  • Ericsson 
  • Nokia / Lucent 
  • SpiderClound 
  • Emerson 
  • Motorola 
  • Corning Mobile Access 
  • Commscope 
  • Westell
Fiber
Solutions

At VERTICOM we understand that today’s consumers have higher expectations from their mobile service provider than ever before. Increasing data traffic from media centered mobile devices demands that wireless networks not only maximize their capacity, but increase the networks speed to keep up with demand. Deployment of Fiber is integral to maintaining market leadership, and Fiber connectivity allows carriers to reduce expenses while also affording them the bandwidth to add/support new, higher demand services.

Our Specialized Fiber Solutions Include:

  • ISP & OSP Design and Engineering 
  • iBwave and Auto Cad Tools 
  • Underground Boring Installations 
  • Overhead Aerial Installations 
  • Building Entry Installations 
  • Splicing and Testing 
  • Bundled FTTx Engineering and Installation for Node, Building and Tower 
  • Fiber Park Design and Installation 
  • Smart Building Design and Installation 
  • On, Off & Near Network Expansion 
  • 24/7/365 Call Out Support for Network Repair and Maintenance 
  • Close-out Packages including As Built Drawings
Construction
Solutions

VERTICOM’S success of our construction solutions begins with the commitment of our employees to meet all needs and requirements from the client. Our in-house expertise allows us to continually deliver quality work on all full service and specialty projects, including:

  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Safety Management
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Status Reporting
  • Project and Construction Management
  • Site Clearing and Demolition
  • Site Civil Work & Maintenance
  • Building and Tower Foundation Installation
  • Power and Telco Installation & Coordination
  • Electrical Services, Grounding and Permitting
  • Tower Erection & Maintenance
  • Antenna and Line Installation & Maintenance
  • Equipment Installation & Commissioning
  • Sweep, PIM, Fiber & Meg Testing
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • As-Built Documentation
  • Close-Out Package & Preparation
Real Estate
Solutions

VERTICOM understands the critical role real estate and site acquisition can have on the cost and timeline of site development. Our team works with national, local and in-house resources to provide all pre-construction leasing and entitlement activities. We also self-perform on colocation and leasing to provide site modifications. We always deliver the best processes, procedures and creative solutions to all facets of site acquisition and development.

Key Real Estate Solutions include:

  • File Review / Audits
  • Site Candidate Info Packages / Search Area Review
  • Colocation / Modification Application Completion
  • Lease Preparation, Negotiation and Checklist
  • RF Worksheet Review, Coordination and Site
  • Construction and Zoning Drawings and Site Visits
  • Regulatory Review, Investigation & Filings
  • Zoning Review, Application and Hearings
  • Building Permit Review, Application and Pickup
  • Title Review and Reports
  • Full Land Survey, 1A and 2C Letters
  • Geotech / Soil Resistivity Reports
  • NEPA / SHPO
  • Phase I and Phase II Environmentals Selection
DAS & In-Building Solutions

VERTICOM has become a leader in engineering, installing, testing and turning up Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and in-building wireless solutions that enable end users to communicate and maintain a high speed broadband connection at all times. We specialize in working with large venues, hospitality & health care facilities as well as enterprise customers to maximize the return on investment through intelligent heterogeneous networks.

Our DAS & In-Building Capabilities Include:

  • Design Assessment 
  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Equipment Modeling and Assessment 
  • Installation 
  • Project & Inspection / Permitting Management 
  • Single Point of Contact for all Stakeholders 
  • Testing, Turn-Up, Optimization and Maintenance 
  • Close-out Packages including As Built Drawings
oDAS & Small Cell Solutions

VERTICOM has made an effort to help off-set the growing demands of wireless networks through the use of Small Cell technology capabilities. We specialize in designing outdoor oDAS and Small Cell solutions. The integration of Small Cell technology with fiber rings, wireless towers and rooftop assets allows for greater strength and improvement in network capacity, speed and latency. Our industry knowledge and experience of traditional infrastructure along with newer back-haul, front-haul and C-RAN network architecture allows VERTICOM to build out efficient and cost effective solutions to meet today’s wireless broadband needs.

Our oDAS & Small Cell Projects Include:

  • Design Assessment 
  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Equipment Modeling and Assessment 
  • Installation 
  • Testing, Turn-Up, Optimization and Maintenance 
  • Close-out Packages including As Built Drawings
Supply Chain
Solutions

It is our mission at VERTICOM to have an in-house warehouse management system that provides logistic capabilities to meet both small and large scale projects. Our knowledge of efficient logistics helps rank VERTICOM above others in terms of materials management, quick speed to market, and overall success across all avenues of business.

Our specialized Supply Chain Management capabilities include:

  • Warehouse Management
  • Material ordering and tracking
  • Equipment testing
  • Inspection upon arrival and distribution
  • Inventory management
  • Remediation
  • Kitting and redistribution

Approach

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VERTICOM values policies that allow us to monitor, control, and evolve our internal processes for optimal efficiency. This focus is driven by our desire to provide the highest quality service to our clients and the
maximum level of safety for our employees

QualityQuality

At VERTICOM, we pride ourselves on completing projects on time and with the highest level of quality without compromising safety. Through this commitment, we have developed a monthly quality challenge to track crew and subcontractor site audits and safety issues. In addition, we have implemented a Zero Installation Punch Item Total (ZIPIT) policy, which holds personnel accountable for quality and assurance. Our Safety and Quality Manager also sends out Monthly Hot Topics to all crew members, accompanied by pictures to exemplify the right and wrong way to correct those items in the future.

QualitySafety

VERTICOM’s philosophy on providing the best training and protective equipment is essential to our business. We understand proper training, safety awareness, and accident prevention are essential, and our newly refined protocol includes several components that surpass OSHA’s requirements for safety. To continue the commitment to our safety philosophy, we reinforce quality and safety measures through:

  • Employee orientation training to VERTICOM’s Safety Program
  • CPR Certification and workshops
  • Tailgate safety meetings at the onset of each project
  • By-weekly safety memos to all crew and crew leaders
  • Formal safety meetings conducted weekly to ensure all safety precautions are being met
  • Internal site safety audits conducted by VERTICOM’s Safety & Quality Manager
  • Comprehensive written safety program
  • Tower rescue training for all employees
  • RF exposure training
  • Competent climber training for all tower technicians
QualityPeople

Relationships are the cornerstone of VERTICOM’s philosophy and approach to doing business. We focus on developing long-term relationships with customers, employees and suppliers. We always pursue relationships that are beneficial to all stakeholders, which emphasizes our team-based approach.

VERTICOM uses the following tools as part of its people platform:

  • Customer satisfaction surveys
  • Quarterly employee performance reviews
  • Supplier pre-qualification & project evaluations
QualityProcesses

VERTICOM values policies that allow us to monitor, control and evolve our internal processes. Our advisory board, management team and field personnel have accumulated extensive years of experience in the engineering, construction, real estate and telecommunications industries. We have developed policies and procedures manuals that allow us to control, monitor and evolve our internal processes.

VERTICOM uses the following tools as part of its processes platform:

  • Finance & Accounting Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Operations & Engineering Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Safety Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Quality Policy and Procedures Manual
QualityTechnology

VERTICOM views technology as an enabler to help people manage processes more efficiently and do their job more effectively. Our philosophy is to use the best technology available in order to be the most efficient company possible.

VERTICOM uses the following tools as part of its technology platform:

  • VPN and air-cards
  • Laptops, iPhones and digital cameras
  • Proprietary Project Management Tool
  • GPS tracking for fleet vehicles
  • GPS Alignment Tools
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