An original founding member, John previously served as Executive Chairman from 2012 to 2015 and as Chairman and CEO from our founding in 2000 through 2012 and returned in late 2016 as CEO and Executive Chairman. John’s telecom career began with Bell Atlantic Professional Services, where he managed outside and inside plant services in the southwest United States. In 1997, he joined GTE’s Network Operations Center in Irving, Texas, where he supported Fortune 500 companies and provided broadband technical support services domestically. Following the merger of GTE and Bell Atlantic in 2000, John left Verizon to co-found Goodman Networks. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University.
President & COO, Field Services
Jason is a co-founder of Goodman Networks and a holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University. Jason previously served in several roles with Goodman Networks from 2000 through 2011, including VP of Federal Sales, VP of Support Operations and Chief of Staff. Jason rejoined Goodman Networks in late 2016 as President and Chief Operating Officer of Field Services. From 2014-2016, Jason served as President and CEO of Service Line Transport, Inc., a company specializing in shipping operations, aggregate hauling, and other transportation services for businesses and industries throughout Texas. As our COO, Jason brings a strong operational focus for growth and business excellence.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Previously John served as CFO of Sage Telecom, Circuit of the Americas, Wine.com and Digital Domain Media Group. Additionally, he has served as an advisor on numerous engagements, including Pacific Crossing, Ltd., Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc., NewComm Wireless, PRWireless, One Communications, Broadview Communications and Primus Telecommunications. John previously served as corporate controller and subsequently the CFO for the Goodman Networks. John has over 20 years’ experience in the Telecom field and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.
CMO/EVP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Scott returned to Goodman Networks in early 2017. During Scott’s first tenure at Goodman Networks from 2002 until 2014, he led the Business Development, Marketing, Strategic Planning and M&A functions. From 2002 to 2014 the company grew from $10M in revenue to $1.2B. During his two and half year hiatus, Scott was CEO of a start-up healthcare company that grew from pre-revenue to over $20M in revenue during the period. Prior to joining Goodman Networks, Scott was the VP of Sales for MindLever Corp, an enterprise software company located in Research Triangle Park, NC. He also managed solutions-based sales organizations at several other enterprise software companies. Scott graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing & Information Science from KcKendree University in Lebanon, IL.
ANTHONY J. RAO
GENERAL COUNSEL & EVP
Anthony has spent his entire career representing field services, technology and telecommunications companies. Prior to joining Goodman, he was an equity partner at Duane Morris LLP, founder and managing partner of Rao Tiliakos LLP, a New York and San Francisco defense firm, and a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He holds a Juris Doctorate and Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.
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