INDATEL is excited to announce the promotion of Eric Davis to Vice President of Engineering and Operations at INDATEL. Eric has been with the company for seven years and previously served as Director of Engineering & Operations.
According to Eric, he has worn many hats throughout his career. Before joining INDATEL in 2014, he worked in the information technology industry for over 20 years. In his various roles, he worked with everything IT related including computers, servers, backups, and more. Eric has multiple Cisco certifications, and at previous company he worked for, Eric helped form a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC).
In his new role as Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Eric tracks all service delivery functions and monitors everything in INDATEL’s network opportunity center. He also assists with other areas of the company when needed including sales, billing, network planning, and implementations. “I have my hands in a little bit of everything,” Eric explained. “I’m always willing to help the team out and jump in when needed.”
As for his transition to Vice President of Engineering and Operations from his previous role as Director of Engineering & Finance, Eric said it has been very smooth. In fact, Eric appreciates that the INDATEL team has grown quite a bit over the last few years, going from around four employees to now 15. “Today, I have teams to do a lot of the functions that I had to previously juggle by myself,” he said. “Now I have the time to focus on INDATEL’s processes and work on building out efficiencies.”
When asked what he loves most about working for INDATEL, without hesitation, Eric replied with “my team.” He loves that everyone goes the extra mile and is willing to help each other out. “I actually enjoy going into work each day,” Eric said. “I’ve worked for other companies where that isn’t always the case.”
In his free time, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife who happens to be a travel agent. They have traveled to Europe, Costa Rica, and some other interesting destinations as well. Once the world is a little safer, they are looking forward to traveling again. Eric is also a big soccer guy, with his favorite time being every four years when the World Cup happens. It will be here before you know it, Eric!
Eric is looking forward to many more successful years at INDATEL and contributing to the growth of the company.
INDATEL Services provides fiber connectivity utilizing its unique independent member network. INDATEL’s members represent more than 400,000 fiber optic route miles and over 1.5 million serviceable buildings primarily focused on rural and suburban America. INDATEL serves its customers through its national aggregation PoPs reaching over 700 independent providers currently operating in 47 states. For more information about INDATEL Services, visit www.indatel.com