Carl Strobel, President and Chief Executive Officer
Carl founded FiberPlus, Inc in February 1992. Carl is the President and Chief Executive Officer and provides strategic leadership and works with his managers to establish long term goals, policies, processes and procedures. Carl continues to review FiberPlus’ structure and methods of operations and identifying potential markets for future growth. Carl retired from the United States Navy as a Commander after serving for 21 years. Carl received several honors for his Naval service including the Combat Action Ribbon and Air Medal for combat support flights over North Vietnam. After the Navy Carl worked in the intelligence community and realized the importance of digital technology and the evolution of fiber optics. Carl received a four-year degree from the University of Southern California and has done additional studies at the graduate level. Carl serves on several Boards and also volunteers his time at local high schools and colleges helping them with programs teaching today’s technology. Carl used to fly hot air balloons, often donating rides to charitable organizations, and now enjoys time with his family and friends.
Tom Caswell, Vice President
Tom is the Vice President of FiberPlus, Inc. He is responsible for the management and oversight of all FiberPlus offices and is primarily responsible for the operations and contract management of the company. Tom began his career at FIberPlus in 1994. He began his career as a Team Leader and he has served in many capacities since then including Estimator, Project Manager and Director of Operations. Tom was appointed Vice President in 2006. Tom graduated from the University of Baltimore in 1988. When not working, Tom enjoys windsurfing, sailing, fishing and reading.
Randy Brooks is a principle of Pennsylvania Networks, Inc. (PNI) a subsidiary company of CTS Enterprises and sister company to FiberPlus, Inc. Randy founded PNIInc. (PNI) a subsidiary company of CTS Enterprises and sister company to FiberPlus, Inc. Randy founded PNI 20 years ago to service and support the Pennsylvania customers of CTS and leads the operations of this successful business, headquartered in Orbisonia, Pa with an office in Harrisburg, PA. Like FiberPlus, PNI is focused on Fiber-optic and data cabling systems for building and campuses, along with Outside Plant cable infrastructure for campus environments. PNI also designs, installs and supports electronic security systems for CCTV, Access Control, Wireless and other low-voltage solutions.
John Mearman, Operations Manager, Jessup, MD
John began his career with FiberPlus in 1992 and was one of the first employees at FiberPlus, Inc. He started his career as a technician and has since held several positions at FiberPlus including Installation Supervisor, Project Manager and Senior Project Manager. In 2013 John was promoted to Operations Manager. John is responsible for all aspects of the Operations Department including supervising and managing all operations staff and the P&L of all projects. Prior to joining FiberPlus, John was in the United States Navy, Submarine Service, and achieved the rank of Petty Officer. John spends his evenings and weekends working with the Boy Scouts of America as a Scout Master and he also enjoys canoeing, camping and blacksmithing.
Jim Kwiatkowski, Branch Manager, Richmond, VA
Jim began his career at FiberPlus as the Operations Manager of the Richmond office in 2006. After one year Jim became the Branch Manager of the office and is now responsible for all sales, operations and P&L. Jim has been in the structured cabling and security business for over 25 years and graduated from SUNY Farmingdale in 1991. Jim enjoys spending time with his family and playing hockey and golf when he’s not working.