Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Paul Pierron is the Chief Operating Officer at FiberLight where he oversees all sales, marketing, operations, and finance departments.
Mr. Pierron’s key abilities consist of driving FiberLight’s high growth and sales successes in Texas and around the country, as well as deliver enhancements to the operational aspect of the business
Mr. Pierron has held executive leadership positions in the telecom industry for 35 years with companies such as AT&T, SBC, Sprint, Nuvox, LightCore and Xpedius. His roles have included sales, operations, business development and customer service. He has also started a number of private companies under verticals such as construction, retail and food operations.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Coyne is the Chief Financial Officer of FiberLight, where he is responsible for the management of all financial, legal and HR Divisions.
Under Mr. Coyne’s progressive leadership, FiberLight was restructured from its former existence as ACSI Network Technologies into a leading provider of high bandwidth solutions. Mr. Coyne is recognized by FiberLight’s investors and the telecommunications industry as a thought leader for providing added value through growth of the company’s substantial footprint, expansion of the company’s products and services and diversification of its client base to include high-bandwidth enterprise and government clients in addition to its existing role as a service provider for telecommunication companies. Through careful planning and managed growth Mr. Coyne has kept FiberLight’s debt low while increasing the company’s marketplace reach to the national level.
Before joining ACSI NT in 1998, Kevin was with Deloitte & Touche, LLP and has 10 years in public accounting with a progression of accounting and managerial experiences working with clients such as Nextel and Cendant Corporation.
At the end of 2002, he joined Internap Network Services Corporation as Vice President of Finance where he restructured $25 million of capital leases and participated in a $10 million common pipe transaction.
Mr. Coyne earned a Master of Science degree in Taxation at University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Towson State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Coyne is a board member of COMPTEL, a telecommunications industry organization.
Chief Development Officer
Mr. Kormos became Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations and Engineering in December 2008 where he handles all operations for the company.
Ron started with FiberLight (formally ACSI, and then Xspedius Fiber Group) in June of 2000 as Vice President of Construction and later became Vice President of Operations. He has over 30 years of experience in the utility construction industry, specializing in fiber optics placing, splicing and testing and more than 20 years in contract management and budgeting.
Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mr. Spitznagel has held senior leadership roles in the telecom industry for over 15 years with proven success launching successful business units, building top-tier teams and driving revenue growth.
Previously Mr. Spitznagel held leadership positions with CenturyTel including General Manager of their CLEC operation and lead the startup of LightCore’s (a CenturyTel Company) Major Enterprise Sales group. Prior to CenturyTel, Mr. Spitznagel held general management and sales leadership positions in several entrepreneurial ventures including Digital Teleport, New Edge Networks and Gabriel Communications. Additionally, Mr. Spitznagel served 8 years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Aviator.
Mr. Spitznagel earned an B.S. in Economics from The University of Missouri, Columbia and an MBA from Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis.
Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting
As Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting, Mr. Oseitutu provides leadership and coordination of FiberLight’s accounting and financial strategy including budgets, reporting, capital and investment policies, procurement and risk management. Originally joining ACSI Network Technologies, now FiberLight, as Finance Manager in 1998, he became Director of Finance in 1999. As Director, he led the Finance division, provided financial guidance for the company’s expanded new market growth and developed and managed product-pricing strategy. He has more than 15 years of telecommunications and emerging technologies experience in Finance, Sales and Operations management.
Prior to rejoining FiberLight in 2008, Mr. Oseitutu served as Director of Business Strategy at Autotrader.com and held Sales and Finance management positions at MCI Telecommunications. He holds a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Maryland UC.
Senior Vice President of Carrier Sales and Business Development
Having started with FiberLight’s predecessor ACSI, Mr. Schmitt has been with the company since 1997. He began his career with the organization selling POTS lines, Dedicated Access Lines, and Integrated Circuits.
Over the years, he advanced within the sales organization eventually settling into his current role as Senior Vice President of Carrier Sales and Business Development. Mr. Schmitt is currently responsible for strategic direction and management of all sales related activities within the FiberLight Wholesale Carrier, and Wireless Carrier Customer bases as well as supporting network expansion in pursuit of key projects.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Tony Cash has worked in the telecommunications industry for AT&T and BellSouth for over twenty years. He was co-founder and General Counsel for FeroNetworks, a technology licensing company headquartered in Atlanta and has been in private practice since 2003. Mr. Cash has significant practice experience in business/commercial law, corporate law and technology law.
Mr. Cash attended Clemson University (B.A.), Furman University (M.B.A.), Georgia State University (J.D.).
Member: American Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia., Court Admissions: 1989 Georgia Superior Courts, 1989 Georgia Court of Appeals, 1989 Supreme Court of Georgia, 1989 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 1989 U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 1989 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.