Zach has been a member of the Excell management team since 2000, when he came on board as Manager of Environmental and Regulatory Compliance. In 2011, Zach became Manager of Construction Operations where his unique project experience in new vertical markets and his expertise in crew management gained him the Director of Construction Services and Corporate Safety Officer positions in 2017. In 2018, Zach was named CEO of Excell Communications. Zach is a registered Professional Engineer in Alabama and a licensed General Contractor throughout the Southeastern US.
Nicole joined the team in 2007 as a Project Manager serving various Excell clients. Over the last decade, her expertise in project execution, staffing, and client relations led her to become the VP and COO of our Site Development division. She is the leader for all professional services team members in the division. Nicole is a licensed real estate Broker and has over 18 years of wireless experience.
Rui joined the Excell Leadership team in 2018 as Vice President and CTO. He provides technical expertise to the Construction and Engineering departments at Excell as well as providing general management consulting for the company. Prior to joining Excell, Rui held various positions at fixed and mobile telecom operators, including Network Operations, Engineering, Deployment, PMO at strategic projects, and CTO. Rui has worked for telecom companies in Portugal, Morocco, and Namibia. He has a 30-year history full of experience and achievements in the fixed and wireless telecom industry and is working now in his 4th country and 3rd continent.
Abel joined the Excell Leadership team in 2018 as Vice President and CFO. His responsibilities include accounting supervision, cost accounting, financial analysis, cost optimization and reporting. Before working with Excell, Abel was CFO of the primary insurance broker in Portugal, as well as serving as CFO for several construction companies. Abel has over a decade of experience analyzing financial data and developing data-driven software for financial reporting. He is also fluent in database design. Besides Portugal and the United States, Abel has worked in Malta, Liechtenstein and Angola. He believes in a positive mindset and is definitively a food enthusiast.
Billy has been a member of the Excell management team since 2000, when he came on board as a Construction Manager in our corporate office. In 2003, Billy was offered the opportunity to become Gulf Coast Regional Manager in Daphne, AL, where he managed construction projects and crews in our Gulf Coast footprint. In 2009 Billy was promoted to the Regional Director position, and recently became the Director of Construction Services for Excell at large. Billy has 23 years of experience in the wireless telecommunications construction industry.