Broadband Infrastructure Company ByVerTek Announces Leadership Transition

FEBRUARY 9, 2024 — BOCA RATON, Fla. — Broadband construction and engineering services company ByVerTek today announced that its Board of Directors has named Gary Gadson, most recently Chief Operating Officer, as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Gadson succeeds company founder Andrew Healey.

“Gary’s proven experience as a successful change agent comes at a time of strong opportunity as we heavily invest to best meet the needs of a dynamic and evolving industry. The Board has every confidence that he is the best leader to set the vision and drive the plans for the company’s continued success. He possesses the ideal skills and deep industry experience to take us to the next level and set new standards for service delivery excellence in our vertical,” said Lawrence C. Manson, Jr., Executive Chairman of ByVerTek’s Board of Directors.

Gadson said, “I’m thrilled to be leading this great company that my predecessor founded and built. Working in collaboration with the talented team he assembled and seasoned new leaders we’ve added, along with our many business partners, I am committed to build on our success to raise the bar on our performance on behalf of our clients even higher. I embrace this challenge and look forward to guiding ByVerTek in this exciting time.”

Founded in 2014, ByVerTek provides project management and skilled technicians to build, upgrade and maintain the physical infrastructure that delivers high-speed internet, video, voice and wireless, and IoT services across the United States. In June 2023 the company obtained an investment from Diversity Capital Company, LLC through its affiliate, Diversity Capital Fund I L.P. This investment will help ByVerTek better meet the federal government’s commitment to expanding the digital highway, and qualify it as one of the largest, MBE-certified diverse suppliers in the sector.

About Gary Gadson

Gary Gadson is Chief Executive Officer of ByVerTek, a leading national provider of construction, installation and engineering services for high-speed internet, video, voice and wireless providers. A telecom operations executive and organizational change agent with over 20 years of experience mobilizing people, technology, and processes to drive operational excellence, customer success, and business transformation, he most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at ByVerTek.

Previously Gadson led the turnaround of regional fiber broadband provider Summit Broadband as Interim Chief Executive Officer, and generated a half billion in new service revenue and doubled digital technology adoption during his 15-year tenure serving in various executive leadership roles at AT&T.

About ByVerTek Enterprises, LLC

ByVerTek supports large MSOs and telcos, overbuilders, municipal power companies and other clients who build, upgrade and maintain the physical infrastructure that delivers high-speed internet, video, voice and wireless services. The company manages and performs projects related to the aerial underground construction and engineering functions that carry these services, from residential and commercial builds to state-wide fiber network expansions. For more information, please visit ByVerTek.com.

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