Mike Walker

Mike Walker

Mike Walker graduated from South East Academy in 1997. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in locations as globally diverse as South Korea, El Paso, and Honduras in the capacity of military policing. Mr. Walker served at the Pentagon during the clean-up and construction phases of the Pentagon after September 11. Before […]

Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs joined Pure Speed Lightwave as Network Architect Director in 2014 and moved to the role of Director of Project Engineering in 2017. Prior to joining Pure Speed LIGHTWAVE, Mr. Jacobs worked at Phonoscope Enterprise Group as Network Director since 1998. In 2020, PS Lightwave acquired a data center and Robert, with his years […]

Ana Cruz

Ana Cruz

Ana Cruz joined Pure Speed Lightwave in 2015 as Operations Coordinator. She was elevated in 2017 to Operations Administration Supervisor. Within this role, Ms. Cruz was tasked with the successful launch and implementation of the LITE OSS, including work order system pre-development. Additionally, Ms. Cruz was a critical member of the operations team for Houston […]

Wali Muhammad

Wali Muhammad

Wali Muhammad currently oversees field and internal operations consisting of multiple departments with a focus on improving efficiencies and on-time delivery to customers, while creating a safe work environment. He conducts assessments for Pure Speed Lightwave’s future needs, grows young talent, and holds everyone accountable, in accordance with GRIT and Pure Speed Lightwave’s dedication to […]

Carl Schaefer

Carl Schaeper

Carl Schaefer joined Pure Speed Lightwave as CRM/Database Administrator in 2014. From 2006 to 2014, Mr. Schaefer worked for Phonoscope Enterprise Group, first in document management then administering software systems for Cable TV, Accounting, and IPTV. He also launched the company’s first Microsoft-based CRM solution to manage contract and sales data. Mr. Schaefer, a native […]

Kurt Rusche

Kurt Rushe

Kurt Rushe was promoted to the role of Director of People and Culture in December 2015 after joining the Pure Speed Lightwave leadership team as Network Operations Center Manager in 2014. Mr. Rushe served as Network Operations Center Manager in the Phonoscope Enterprise Group since 2002. Before joining Phonoscope, Mr. Rushe worked in Operations at […]

Mike Tanner

Mike Tanner comes to Pure Speed Lightwave with an abundance of experience in the telecommunications industry. Throughout his career, he has worked with nationally known industry players, such as SBC Communications and AT&T Wireless, as well as more regional giants Logix Communications, XO Communications, and WinStar Communications. At each company, Mr. Tanner exceeded revenue expectations […]

David Caddle

David Caddle joined Pure Speed Lightwave as Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and transitioned into the role of Chief Revenue Officer in 2016. Prior to joining Pure Speed Lightwave’s leadership team, Mr. Caddle was Vice President of Operations for Phonoscope Enterprise Group beginning in 2004 and Project Manager for Phonoscope Enterprise Group from 1994 until […]

Swen Wulf

Swen Wulf

Swen Wulf joined Pure Speed Lightwave as Network Architect and Security Manager in 2014 after working in the Phonoscope Enterprise Group as Network Security Manager since 2002. In 2017, Mr. Wulf was promoted to Director of Network Operations and currently leads the teams that plan, provision, and monitor the telecommunication services that Pure Speed Lightwave […]

Josh Tabin

Josh Tabin, as an extended term consultant, is representing Pure Speed Lightwave as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Josh’s main focus is on guiding Pure Speed Lightwave through its continued growth as well as acting as a mentor and leading the Finance & Accounting department. Josh also has an active role serving on our Leadership Team. […]