Veteran Outside Plant Engineering and Construction Leader Gary M. Ludgood Joins Board for Broadband Infrastructure Company ByVerTek

APRIL 3, 2024 — BOCA RATON, Fla. — Broadband construction and engineering services company ByVerTek today announced that Gary M. Ludgood has joined its Board of Managers. Having served in numerous senior executive roles for AT&T and BellSouth over his nearly 40-year telecom career, Mr. Ludgood led teams that built fiber optic new builds and overbuilds, special event networks, disaster recovery reconstruction, and road relocation projects throughout the Southeast United States. He also developed and executed short- and long-term network plans, managed thousands of domestic and international employees, and managed budgets exceeding $8 billion.

“The insatiable appetite for bandwidth makes this a dynamic and exciting space,” said Mr. Ludgood. “I’m thrilled to play a part in helping one of the largest minority owned and controlled companies in the sector excel in meeting that need.”

ByVerTek is one of the largest, minority business enterprise certified suppliers in the sector serving major multiple system operators, telecommunication companies and other digital leaders. The company 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 – from residential and commercial builds to state-wide fiber network expansions.

“Gary not only intimately understands outside plant construction, he helped pioneer it,” said ByVerTek Executive Chairman Lawrence C. Manson. “We’re thrilled to have a leader of his experience and stature to help guide us to an even higher level of performance.”

Mr. Ludgood’s prior professional roles include President – AT&T Field Operations, Senior Vice President – Internet and Entertainment Field Services, Senior Vice President – Global Network Field Operations, and many more. Named “One of the 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” by Black Enterprise magazine in 2017, Gary currently also serves on the Board of Georgia’s Own Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in Georgia, with more than $4 billion in assets and over 200,000 members.

About ByVerTek Enterprises, LLC

ByVerTek, LLC supports large multiple system operators, telecommunication companies, overbuilders, municipal power companies and others 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.

For more information, please contact:

Mason W. Wiley
Director of Marketing | ByVerTek
mwiley@byvertek.com
561-826-8575 Ext. 1021

 

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