Telecommunications veteran Lynn Refer has been named President and CEO of Vivacity Infrastructure Group and its three operating divisions – eX² Technology, Terra Consulting Group, and Vivacity Networks.
Refer is now part of Vivacity Infrastructure Group’s executive management team, bringing more than 30 years of telecom industry expertise and a proven track record of overseeing successful businesses nationwide.
“It’s with great pleasure and excitement that we welcome Lynn Refer to the Vivacity Infrastructure Group team,” commented John Siegel, Board Member, Vivacity Infrastructure Group and Partner, Columbia Capital. “The company has been on a strong growth trajectory, and we are confident in Lynn’s ability to further propel the company’s position as a turnkey leader in the fiber and wireless network services industry.”
Refer’s career history is vast, including:
- Most recently, he served as the CEO of NTI Connect until its sale to Orix Capital Partners.
- Previously, President and CEO of Telecom Transport Management; President at Metro Network Services for Level 3 Communications after its acquisition of Looking Glass Networks, where he was a founder and CEO; also has served in various executive capacities at MFS Communications and, after its acquisition, at MCI/Worldcom where he was Senior Vice President-Network Planning and Engineering.
- He has been on the Board of Directors of several high-profile tech companies, including Peerless Network, Kane Infrastructure Services, Everstream, and APAC Customer Services.
- Elected to the Board of telecom industry association INCOMPAS
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