Meet Our Team

President

Jeff Pinkston

B.S. Civil Engineering
Master of Business Administration

General Contractor CA LIC 746166,
CA 826871, and NV LIC 0073316

Jeff Pinkston is a corporate officer and board member of four corporations with over 25 years of experience in mission critical IT infrastructure, cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS and PaaS), IT infrastructure design and implementation, LAN-WAN design and installation, and wireless networks. He is responsible for operations management, banking and finance, business development, supplier diversity, master contracts, legal matters, licensing, compliancy, strategic partnership development, and HR.

Chief Financial Officer

Carrie Kalthoff-Wells

Carrie Kalthoff-Wells is a senior corporate accountant with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of corporate accounting, systems management, banking, risk management, human resources, pension plans, health plans, company handbooks, insurance, and bonding. She maintains all books and records for all TelecomPlus companies and is responsible for licensing and tax compliancy in multiple states. Her expertise has yielded years of perfect sales tax audits, bank audits, insurance audits, workers compensation audits, and IRS audits.

Senior Project Manager

Tony Bergman

B.S. Electrical Engineering

Tony Bergman is a Senior Project Manager with over 20 years’ experience in wireline and wireless telecommunications engineering and installation. Tony has managed and supervised major mission critical IT infrastructure projects involving installation of structural steel, ac and dc electrical, switching equipment, servers, routers, microwave radio equipment, WiFi systems, remote monitoring, and surveillance systems. Tony’s current responsibilities include managing all projects at wireless device product development, network support and testing labs.

Senior Project Manager

Lanny Sarment

Lanny Sarment is a Senior Project Manager with over 30 years of experience in wireline and wireless telecommunications engineering and construction. He has managed and supervised copper to fiber conversion for 4th generation wireless LTE at over 300 Verizon wireless sites in California. He has engineered and managed major long haul fiber optic cable projects for AT&T and an 800 mile fiber placement project along the Alaskan pipeline from the Arctic Ocean to Valdez.
Lanny’s current responsibilities include managing all wireless cell site projects for high voltage protection conformance and network automation projects for over 1300 existing PG&E sub stations in the State of California.

Manager CADD

Eric Pacumbaba

Eric Pacumbaba has over 20 years’ experience in 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design and Drafting. He has been involved with over 1200 wireless cell sites, 115 network support lab projects and numerous projects in power generation and distribution. He works in the latest versions of AutoCAD and Navisworks and is proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Vice President Operations

R.C. “Chris” Downs

Master of Organizational Development

B.S. Computer Science

Chris Downs is a consulting engineer, communications specialist, and senior project manager with over 30 years of experience in software development, CATV, outside plant wireline and wireless telecommunications engineering/ installation, LAN/WAN planning and design, IP network architecture development, high voltage isolation equipment design and installation, remote monitoring and energy management systems, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), operations management, human resources, and business development.

Director Of Business Development

David Peña

Law Degree (JD)

David Peña is a corporate operations manager and accountant with over 12 years of experience in corporate accounting, insurance, bonding, contracts, master agreements, payroll, pension plans, multi-state licensing, certifications, and audits. His most recent experience had been in vendor relations, corporate sales and marketing of cloud products, Datacom products and IT infrastructure services. He has extensive experience in public sector business development and compliancy. His current focus is sourcing and building a sales team for physical and cloud products, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. David is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Affiliations:

  • National Association of Veteran Owned Small Business
  • California Disabled Veteran Business Alliance
  • National Defense Industrial Association
  • National Alliance of Government Contractors
  • Federal Technology Center, San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center
  • The American Legion

Senior Project Manager

Dan Steplight

B.A. Business Administration

Dan Steplight has over 15 years’ experience in turnkey cell site construction in California and Oregon. He has managed and supervised the construction of over 800 wireless sites for various wireless carriers. Dan’s knowledge of the power industry is invaluable in providing critical power services to our numerous wireless broadband clients as well as management of over 120 projects for power generating and distribution companies. He possesses extensive knowledge of local building and electric codes, National Electric Code, and power design specifications and requirements specific to all power companies on the West Coast.

Project Manager

Jignesh Patel

Jignesh Patel is a seasoned Project Manager with over 15 years’ experience in design and project management of network support and product development labs. He has extensive experience in various types of 3D design and project management software. He has engineered and managed major IT infrastructure expansion projects including installation of structural steel, ac and dc electrical, equipment racks/cabinets, wire management, cable runway, servers, layer 1-3 network elements, CPE equipment, fiber, and CAT 6e cabling. Jignesh’s current focus is network modernization and upgrades for power generation and distribution clients.

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