2019 Board Candidates

Feb. 24, 2020

BRYAN BROOKS

Bryan is Vice President of Carrier and Wholesale Services for Pavlov Media. The company provides internet and tv to over 300,000 students in apartments on university campuses.   Bryan oversees the firm's bandwidth products including its national backbone as well as its wired and wireless content delivery.  He is responsible for Pavlov's peering and interconnect including over two hundred telco, cableco, dark fiber, content, and wireless carriers nationwide.  Pavlov Media fosters grass-roots interconnect wherever possible in order to help push content as close as possible to the end user. 

SAM CURTIS

A licensed Professional Engineer with a solid 25 year background in telecommunications management, consulting, construction and engineering.  Accomplishments include running a profitable construction/engineering firm as well as a Wireless Broadband Service Provider in Oklahoma.  A mature and experienced business manager with experience in contract negotiations, wireless and wireline analysis, and business case creation. 

Mr. Curtis is the founder and CEO/Managing Member of @Link Services, LLC and Specialty Telecommunications Services, LLC.  Additionally, Mr. Curtis is the co-founder and co-Managing Member of RACK59 Partners, LLC.  In his role at @Link he has grown the company to over $15MM in annual revenue serving over 15,600 customers in Oklahoma.  Mr. Curtis has been involved with telecommunications for twenty-five years in engineering and management roles. 

Mr. Curtis received his Bachelors of Science in Physics/Engineering from the University of Central Oklahoma and is licensed to practice Electrical and Civil Engineering in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado, Alabama, Washington, North Carolina, Montana, and Pennsylvania.   He resides in Edmond, OK with his wife and three children.

COREY GALLON

Corey J. Gallon is a leader in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Finance Analytics Management Consulting practice. He advises clients on a range of strategic and tactical issues with a focus on helping firms achieve operational and analytical excellence. He is a trusted advisor to executive and senior management on issues such as working capital optimization and analytics, valuation (asset, portfolio and enterprise), credit risk management, transaction due diligence, post-transaction integration, quantitative model development and review, risk-based capital management, data analytics and process improvement. He assists clients to develop solutions for complex issues arising during strategy development and execution, transactions and organizational transformations.

Corey is Adjunct Professor at the Quinlan School of Business of Loyola University in Chicago where he teaches courses on Data Analytics, Capital Markets Theory and Corporate Finance. He also serves on the Board of Advisors to the Quinlan School’s Graduate Finance Program. He is active in several industry and trade organizations. Previously, Corey was Partner and head of Finance at a Wall Street institutional broker-dealer specializing in algorithmic trading of derivatives and equities. He has served as a Director on the boards of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics in data analytics.

BRAD RAYMO

Brad Raymo has been focused on interconnection in one aspect or another for over 10 years. He is currently the Director of Peering Strategy at StackPath where he is primarily focused on Peering and Interconnection Strategy. Prior to this, he was at Yahoo where he was responsible for their Global Interconnection Strategy. He currently serves on the NANOG Program Committee and has held other roles within the NANOG Organization. He also previously served on the Admin Committee for Peeringdb.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/braymo

MONA WEISBERG

Mona is currently the VP, Real Estate Sales and Marketing for Digital Crossroads at Lake Michigan, a mission critical Data Center Development in the NW corner of Indiana, servicing Chicagoland. She is also a Director at Colliers International, a global Commercial Real Estate firm, where she works for the Management team of 60 Hudson in New York and most specifically supports the largest Tenant, DataGryd Data Centers.

Mona Weisberg launched her Real Estate career in the late 1980’s and partnered to launch the Philadelphia tri-state area’s first and most successful on-going Retail Tenant Representation firm, Solomon Associates (now part of CBRE). Ms. Weisberg moved to Manhattan and became Director of Real Estate for Eureka Broadband Corporation, where she originated and maintained relationships with national and regional commercial real estate owners representing over 100 landlords, 200 million square feet/3000 commercial office buildings in five markets including New York, PA, Miami, TX and SoCal responsible for managing in-building services division for this leading provider of integrated communication services. Later, as Director of Real Estate for RCN Business Services, a tier one fiber provider, she was responsible for gaining the “access rights” for advanced and dedicated data, voice and video services.

Ms. Weisberg graduated from Drew University and has been an active member of both ICSC and REBNY; she sits on the Board of TEX 2.0.