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Omar Luna

CEO
Omar Luna earned his Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering and Master’s Degree in Telecommunications from Florida State University. In a ten-year career at France Telecom he rose to the manager level, designing RF and transport network systems deployed with microwave, fiber, and satellite links throughout the world, as well as supervising core network projects for France Telecom’s subsidiary, Orange. An expert in deploying GSM technology through LTE, he moved to Texas to become Chief Operating Officer of TTREI Telconus, supervising implementations, upgrades, and system maintenance for the 3G and 4G networks of AT&T and T-Mobile. He later founded and become CEO of TelconVoice / Whisl a Texas-based telephony and data provider. Today Mr. Luna is based in Washington, D.C., where he is CEO of InitPro Technologies and its subsidiaries companies, Bluetone Communications, Rsquared Telecom and 200 Networks.

Jackie Smith

Vice President of Finance & Administration
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Jackie Smith

Vice President of Finance & Administration
Jackie joined Bluetone Communications as Controller in 2015, and currently serves as Vice President of Finance and Administration. Jackie brings 30+ years of financial management experience having held various financial positions in Legal, Manufacturing, Advertising, and Public Relations industries. Her financial and administrative background includes financial statement analysis, cash flow and financial planning, budgeting/forecasting, Contract Management, and HR Management. Jackie also voluntarily serves as Board Treasurer in her local first-responder community located in Rochester, NY.

Tim Chenoweth

Vice President of Bluetone Communications
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Tim Chenoweth

Vice President of Bluetone Communications
Timothy M Chenoweth serves as Vice President of Bluetone Communications’ Business Development and Procurement. Tim has 25+ years experience in the telecommunications industry serving in executive positions with Verizon, Windstream, Hypercube, and ANI Networks. His telecommunications background includes a wide array of responsibilities including Strategic Sales, Cost Management/Optimization, Carrier Relations, and Product Management. He also served 3 years as a Board Member with the Associated Communication Companies of America (ACCA). Tim holds a Masters Degree in Business; MBA from the University of Tulsa.

Al Davis

Director of Voice and Network Engineering
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Al Davis

Director of Voice and Network Engineering
Alfred (Al) holds over twenty years of experience in the telecommunications industry. In this vital role, he is responsible for overseeing the design, maintenance, performance, and general operations of the Bluetone Network. Prior to Bluetone, Al excelled in serving in various Management/Operations, and Engineering positions at MCI, Allegiance Telecom, Hypercube and IBM, where he was integral in the day-to-day success of the companies’ network operations. Al is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Rebecca Barkhuizen

Vice President of Operations
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Rebecca Barkhuizen

Vice President of Operations
With over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Rebecca oversees all Network Operations and Customer Care for Bluetone Communications. She joined the company in 2010 and brings her proven experience in Account Management, Datacenter Management, NOC Oversight, as well as Provisioning and Network Routing. Rebecca has an extensive history in Account Management supporting Tier 1 carriers and Enterprise Accounts at Broadwing and Worldcom. She also voluntarily serves on the Parent Advisory Board at the Children’s Comprehensive Care Clinic in Austin, TX since 2012.

Chad Harland

Director of IT Services
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Chad Harland

Director of IT Services
Chad joined the Bluetone Communications management team in 2015. Bringing over 20 years of telecommunications experience, Chad is a seasoned professional in the IT industry. His background includes a wide spectrum of professional accomplishments and responsibilities including software development/analytics, management of operational teams, server maintenance, as well as network cabling. Chad earned a BBA in Management Information Systems; MIS from Texas Tech University.