John brings years of leadership and telecom experience to his role as CEO of Goodman Telecom Services. Prior to founding Goodman Telecom, John was a founding member of Goodman Networks, serving as CEO for over 15 years and as Executive Chairman for 20 years. Under his leadership, Goodman Networks grew into one of the largest field services companies in the US. John’s telecom career began at Bell Atlantic Professional Services, where he managed outside and inside plant services in the southwest US. 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.