Jim Lynch

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Lynch is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Thermo Capital Partners, LLC, a closely held private equity investment fund with over $4 Billion in assets under management. He is the Executive Chairman and CEO of FiberLight, LLC and was Chairman and CEO of Xspedius Communications, Inc. He is a founder, President and board member of Thermo Communications Funding, LLC. In addition to the aforementioned companies he is also on the board of Globalstar, Inc. and was on the board of United Engines, LLC. Jim Lynch earned a B.A. degree from Amherst College and received his M.B.A. from Yale University.

Don MacNeil

Chief Operating Officer

Don MacNeil has over 25 years of experience in network architecture and design; network engineering, access and optimization; customer operations; product and more.  In his role as Chief Operating Officer for FiberLight, he will be responsible leading revenue growth efforts, enhancing the customer experience, and expanding the company’s network and product portfolio.

Before joining FiberLight, Don served as Chief Technology Officer for EdgeConneX, where he was responsible for identifying and introducing new technologies and product capabilities to address evolving data center needs. His industry experience also includes roles as EVP, Chief Operating Officer, CMO and Vice President of Carrier Services Operations during a 15-year tenure with XO Communications. Don retired from the United States Navy in 2013, where his duties as a Surface Warfare Officer  included serving at-sea in operational leadership roles as well as various leadership roles in weapon system design and procurement.

Don has an MBA, Business Administration from William and Mary and a Master’s Degree of Physics from the United States Naval Postgraduate School.  He completed his BS in Naval Architecture from the United States Naval Academy.

Kevin Coyne

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Coyne is a founding member of the FiberLight team. In his capacity as CFO, Kevin Coyne manages the day-to-day activities of the organization's finance, tax, accounting and treasury functions.

Before joining ACSI NT in 1998, Kevin was with Deloitte & Touche, LLP. He worked for 10 years as a public accountant serving high exposure 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.

Kevin Coyne earned his M.S. in Taxation at University of Baltimore and his B.S. in Accounting at Towson State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ronald Kormos

Chief Strategy Officer

Ron Kormos is a founding member of FiberLight and has been with the organization since 2000. After serving as FiberLight's Chief Development Officer for five years, Ron Kormos was promoted to President of Texas Operations in 2013 and named FiberLight's Chief Strategy Officer in 2014. Ron Kormos began his FiberLight career as Vice President of Construction with FiberLight's predecessor ACSI NT, in 2000. With ACSI NT and Xspedius Communications, he also served as Vice President of Operations.

Ron Kormos is a 30 year veteran of the utility construction industry, with a specialized background in the placing, splicing and testing of fiber optics. He also has 20 years of experience in operational budgeting and contract management.

Tony Cash

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Tony Cash has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years. Prior to becoming FiberLight's General Counsel in 2012, he previously held positions with AT&T and BellSouth, co-founded and served as General Counsel for technology licensing company Fero Networks and practiced law privately for 10 years.

Tony Cash attended Clemson University (B.A.), Duke University (M.B.A.) and Georgia State University (J.D.).

Tony Cash is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the following courts: Georgia Superior Courts, Georgia Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Chris Bradford

Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing

Chis Bradford is an Atlanta native with 20 years' experience in telecommunications sales. After beginning his career selling telephone, structured cabling, energy management, audio visual and other specialized telecom systems, he transitioned to fiber-based services in 2004. As a fiber specialist, he established a strong record for generating and growing revenue for startups and larger companies alike, including companies such as tw telecom (since purchased by Level 3), Charter and Comcast.

Chris joined FiberLight in 2012 as a National Account Manager. Because of his entrepreneurial mindset, which he leveraged to grow individual and regional revenue performance at an average of 40% year-over-year, he was promoted four times within a three-year period. Most recently, Chris was named FiberLight's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing in October, 2016. In this role, he designs and implements strategies for each of FiberLight's Carrier, Channel and Enterprise teams.

Jim Hintze

Senior Vice President of Carrier Sales

Jim Hintze has more than 25 years of sales and marketing leadership experience within the telecommunications industry. As FiberLight’s Senior Vice President of Sales, he is responsible for the further growth of the company’s Dark Fiber and Managed Services portfolios, as well as broadening relationships with customers requiring higher-bandwidth capabilities to enable emerging and future Web initiatives.

Prior to joining FiberLight, Jim was VP of North American Sales and Global Channels at BTI Systems, where he focused on developing global alliances, channel partners, and direct sales for the company’s SDN- and NFV-enabled data center and cloud infrastructure solutions with the world’s largest Web 2.0, data center and communications service providers. He also served as the SVP of Commercial and Government Sales at Frontier Communications and held various leadership roles at Fujitsu, including SVP of Marketing and SVP of Sales. Jim began his career in telecommunications managing sales programs for AT&T Network Systems (now Nokia).

He is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

Jay Anderson

Senior Vice President of Engineering

Jay Anderson has more than 17 years of Networking Engineering and Management Leadership experience within the telecommunications industry. As FiberLight’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, he leads the company in network design, planning and evolution in addition to steering alignment across functional teams throughout the business. During his tenure at FiberLight, Jay has held multiple other responsibilities, through which he has promoted organizational growth via new initiatives and effective use of processes and software.

Prior to joining FiberLight, Jay was Director of Regional Engineering for FiberTower LLC, where he managed a team of engineers focused on planning, designing and implementing backhaul networks supporting the major Wireless Carriers in the United States. Other past experiences include Bluegrass Cellular and AT&T Wireless where he designed and managed cellular and backhaul networks.

Jay is a graduate of the Louisiana Tech University, where he earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.