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Executive Management Team

VITAL's executive management team is comprised of seasoned professionals with experience in building, leading and growing networking service and sales organizations.

Arrow John Koehler, President & CEO
 

John Koehler is President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of VITAL Network Services' Board of Directors. Prior to joining VITAL in January 2002, John led Paradyne Network's DSL product development and worldwide service teams as Senior Vice President and General Manager - DSL Product and Worldwide Service. From 1993 until 1999, Koehler served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director for TechForce Corporation, a publicly-traded data networking service company. During his tenure at TechForce, John grew the company's customer base from two primary customers to over 1000, producing an increase in revenues from $9 million in 1993 to annual revenues of over $90 million in 1999.

During his 35 years in the networking industry, John Koehler has also served in various management and executive management positions with BT Syncordia, Paradyne Corporation, and IBM Corporation.

John received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri and has attended the IBM Program for Executives at Colgate University, IBM Systems Research Institute in New York City, the Financial Management Program at The Wharton School, the Harvard/MIT Executive Negotiations Program, and the Crosby Quality College.

   
Arrow Tim Anderson, Senior Vice President Corporate Development
 

Mr. Anderson is responsible for directing the company's sales and marketing efforts, growing VITAL's revenue and margins by effectively expanding our customer base to include new markets and opportunities. Tim is also responsible to for the Company's service product development and IT strategic direction.

Tim brings to VITAL over 30 years of experience in the data communications and telecommunications service industry. Over the course of his career, Tim has gained extensive customer service and operations experience in an international business environment. Prior to joining VITAL, Tim served as the Head of Equant's Global Support Centers for the Americas. Before taking this position, Tim was the Vice President of Network Services for TechForce Corporation, where he managed their network integration business. Prior to TechForce, Tim held a number of executive management roles managing UB Networks' global service business and handling large outsourcing contracts for both Syncordia Corporation and British Telecom.

   
Arrow Charles Kibert, Vice President of Strategic Sales
 

Mr. Kibert is responsible for growing the Company's strategic sales, building and maintaining solid relationships with our customers, and growing VITAL's revenue. A member of the Vital Networks team since 2003, Mr. Kibert has previously held key positions focused on managed services operations management, sales management, sales engineering, and product and service management within the company. With over 16 years of technology related experience, Charles has held technology focused positions with SunView Software, Paradyne Corporation, University of South Florida, Bausch and Lomb, and the University of Florida.

   
Arrow Keith Archibald, Vice President of Network & Professional Services
 

Keith Archibald is the Vice President of Network & Professional Services for VITAL Network Services.   In this position, Keith is responsible for managing all aspects of VITAL’s Network Operations Center (NOC) and Professional Services organization.  Additionally, Keith plays an instrumental role in the development of new technology and service initiatives to ensure consistent delivery of world class service and support that meets the ever changing needs of our clients.

Keith possesses over 17 years of experience with telecommunications, data communications, and wireless technologies.  Prior to joining VITAL, Keith held a number of management positions within T-Mobile, including Director, Engineering Systems; Director, Engineering and Operations for T-Mobile Hotspot; and Director, Technical Operations for T-Mobile Hotspot.  While serving in his most recent position as Director, Engineering Systems, Keith led the National Engineering Operations Platform Support and Data Center Operations teams for T-Mobile USA’s wireless data services, which supports over 26 million mobile subscribers.  Earlier in his career, Keith served as the Director of Operations for MobileStar Networks, where he created the first nationwide network operations organization tasked to support Wi-Fi in public retail, hospitality, and transportation venues.  Prior to his employment at MobileStar, Keith held a number of managerial and supervisory IT positions with Paging Network, Inc. 

Keith attended Northeast Louisiana University, where he studied business administration.  Additionally, Keith is a distinguished veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served in the Strategic Air Command and the Air Force Special Operations Command.   

Arrow Leslie Rudolph, Vice President Field Service Operations
 

Leslie Rudolph is Vice President of Operations for the Field Services division of Vital Network Services. As a long standing leader and innovator at Vital, Leslie is responsible for operating a robust, nationwide, world-class Field Services organization that provides 24x7x365 support to the company's valued channel partners and clients. Leslie brings over 17 years of operations and field service logistics management expertise, with an experienced background in the technology industry. Ms. Rudolph joined VITAL in 2002, and has held a variety of positions throughout her career with the company, including Director of Sales Operations and Director of Service Delivery. Prior to Vital, Ms. Rudolph worked at both Techforce and Equant, as Manager of Logistics, where she focused on the inventory planning and full life-cycle management of critical parts supply across the U.S. and Canada.

Ms. Rudolph holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Florida and a MBA from the University of South Florida.

Arrow Richard Bowling, Vice President of Finance and Administration
 

Mr. Bowling is responsible for all financial and administrative aspects of VITAL, including accounting, finance, tax, payroll, human resources, benefits administration, contract administration, billing, facility planning and corporate risk management. Mr. Bowling possesses 26 years of experience in both service and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining VITAL in 2007, Mr. Bowling held a variety of positions within AT&T Paradyne and Cox Target Media (Valpak), where he was Manager of Administration, Operations Finance Manager and Manufacturing Controller. Mr. Bowling was instrumental in the completion of a $250 million capital spending project resulting in a state of the art manufacturing facility for Cox Target Media.

Mr. Bowling holds a B.S. degree in Business Management from York College of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology.

 


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