This page gives a brief biography of each of the executives at North American DataCom. Just scroll down the page to view the biographies.
Robert R. Crawford
Chairman, CEO of North American DataCom & Chairman of North American InfoTech

Mr. Crawford is Chairman and CEO of NAD and has been President and a director of North American Datacom since August 1998. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Crawford was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of New York Regional Rail Corporation, a short line railroad based in Brooklyn, New York. Between 1981 and 1989, he was the chief executive officer of several companies in the transportation industry. In the period from 1963 to 1981, Mr. Crawford held executive positions with International Nickel Company, Union Carbide, and NL Industries. From 1971 to 1975, Mr. Crawford was a Vice President with Dominick & Dominick heading their international investment banking effort. Mr. Crawford served as an officer in the United States Air Force from 1960 to 1963. He graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in Metallurgical Engineering and holds an MS in Metallurgical Engineering and Solid State Physics from New York University. In addition he has a MBA in Corporate Finance and International Business from New York University. Mr. Crawford holds several patents for composite materials.


Ted Roberts III
Vice President, CIO North American DataCom
Mr. Roberts has been the Chief Information Officer of North American Datacom since 1998. Mr. Roberts was Director of Information Technology from 1994 - 1996 for Thiokol Corporation's Nozzle Division facility located in Iuka, MS. He was responsible for all Information Technology decisions for the facility including the procurement, contract management, installation, and operations of computing. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Roberts managed the development and integration of Lockheed's Advanced Solid Rocket Motor Information Processing Systems, which exceeded 100 million dollars in technology developed. From 1981 to 1991, Mr. Roberts managed various Information Systems Projects for Lockheed Missiles & Space Corporation. He graduated from New Mexico State University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and completed graduate work at Golden Gate University towards a MBA.


Gordon D. Evans
Vice President of Operations, NAIT
Mr. Evans is Vice President of Operations for the North American InfoTech responsible for logistics, strategic planning, and manpower allocations for the construction of the North American Fiber Optic Network. He came to North American from MCI Worldcom Telecommunications Corporation where he worked in the Network Management Center in Performance Analyst and as Floor Manager. Mr. Evans' background experience before that was with Transwave Communications Corporation as Assistant Vice President of Field Operations, Western Union Telegraph Corporation in Microwave Systems, and U. S. Air Force Intelligence.


Lawrence R. Lonergan
General Counsel, North American DataCom, NAIT
Mr. Lonergan is General Counsel for North American DataCom and affiliates. He is responsible for contract negotiations and analysis relating to the Company's business and capital financing, coordination of the Company's regulatory licensing and SEC filings, overseeing Company litigation and dispute resolution and the formation and administration of Company policies, corporate compliance and benefit plans. Mr. Lonergan was formerly a partner at Catafago, PC & Lonergan in New York City, where he practiced corporate and commercial law. Mr. Lonergan maintains a private practice in New York City, and holds a BA from Holy Cross and JD from New York Law School.


Jerry Wilemon
Senior Systems Engineer, NAD
Mr. Wilemon joined North American DataCom July 1999 as Systems Engineer for communications. His professional career spans over 30 years in the communications and facilities areas, including domestic and international assignments with Thiokol Corporation, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, and Morrison Knudsen Corporation. Mr. Wilemon has extensive experience in wireless technologies and possesses an in-depth knowledge of Federal Communications Commission's Rules and Regulations. He attended Mississippi State University and holds BS in Electrical Engineering from Southwestern.


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