Goodman brothers, key leaders return to day-to-day operations as company expands into new markets
FRISCO, TEXAS, March 3, 2017- Goodman Networks, a leading provider of end-to-end field services solutions, today announced that two of its founders and several other former leaders have returned to the company and are focused on overseeing day-to-day operations as the company expands its scaled and trusted field service offerings to new customer segments, providing for a potential new era of growth for the company.
Founded by five Goodman brothers in 2000, Goodman Networks profitably grew to more than $1.2 billion in revenue by 2014, as a primary provider of technician services and construction services to wireline and wireless carriers.
While the company still maintains a steady and significant business serving network operators, Goodman’s returning leaders identified an opportunity to leverage its base of more than 2,200 field service technicians to expand its business to serve the emerging smart home and IoT (Internet of Things) economy by focusing on two new segments, smart home electronics retailers and technology OEMs.
To guide Goodman through this new phase of growth, many of the original founders, such as John and Jason Goodman, and other former business leaders, have resumed oversight over the company’s day-to-day operations across several functional areas. Specifically, John Goodman has returned to the role of Executive Chairman and CEO, and Jason Goodman has been named President, Chief Operating Officer and President of its Field Services business. Other key leaders returning to the company include: Scott Pickett, the company’s former Chief Marketing Officer, who now returns as CMO and Executive Vice President, Business Development; John Debus, who returns to the company’s CFO role, and Anthony Rao, who will continue to serve the company (after more than a decade) as General Counsel and Executive Vice President.
“Goodman Networks has a long history of providing our customers with some of the best metrics in customer service, quality and on-time performance. Our performance metrics are a result of our focus on recruiting and retaining the industry’s brightest and most passionate people about customer satisfaction and the creation of innovative solutions to help us continue to challenge ourselves to be the best in an increasingly complex world,” said John Goodman, Executive Chairman and CEO, Goodman Networks. “With our growing reliance on connectivity, we now see an opportunity to expand our capabilities to retailers and technology OEMs who are providing the consumer market with connected – and often complex – tools and technologies. We believe that having a management team that is familiar with Goodman’s culture and history is critical to ensuring our success in this next exciting chapter. It’s great to have the team back together, we look forward to the opportunity ahead.”
About Goodman Networks
With 2,200 field service professionals, Goodman Networks is a leading provider of end-to-end field services solutions to the wireless telecommunications, satellite television, smart home electronics retailers and technology OEMs. Since its founding in 2000, Goodman Networks has grown to become one of the largest multi-vendor network and home electronics service providers to the multiple industries in need of last-mile technician solutions in the United States.