Ron Holt joined DF&I in January 2021 and serves as Vice President of Network Engineering and Operations. Ron’s responsibilities include fiber design, analysis, fiber monitoring/network security and GIS database management. His 37-year telecom career started in the US Army where he served as a Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer and New Equipment System’s Integrator/Instructor, conducting multiservice training programs covering fiber optics theory and maintenance. After serving in the US Army, Ron worked for Mastec in the telecom construction industry and later joined ASCI NT/FiberLight LLC where he spent 22 years as Vice President of Operations building and managing thousands of miles of network infrastructure.
Ron is a registered CFCE and has a vast training/certification resume focused on communications electronics repair and optical communications practices.