G4S Technology is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries. Having related experts in our core business in place creates efficiencies in cost, time and overall value. These experts understand turnkey projects and construction management, therefore minimizing risk and providing expected results.
Robert Sommerfeld - President
As President of G4S Technology, Bob Sommerfeld directs the strategic focus of new business development and coordinates the governance of construction, installation, maintenance and operations of the company’s communications and security networks. He has over 30 years of industry experience, including numerous previous roles at G4S Technology. He has held the position of President since 2000 and currently sits on the Security Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors. Prior to joining the company in 1991, Mr. Sommerfeld gained many years of experience with engineering consulting firms where he provided engineering and construction management services to the telecommunications industry.
Jim Kawamoto - Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jim Kawamoto is responsible for the financial performance of the company. He oversees internal and external financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, transaction processing, insurance and bonding programs, and the accounting controls and procedures for the home and field offices. Prior to joining G4S Technology, he worked for Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc. He began his financial career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen’s audit group.
William (Bruce) Downing - Vice President of Operations
Bruce Downing is responsible for all construction and operational issues within the G4S Technology communications market sector. He is responsible for manpower coordination, monitoring contract performance, vendor/subcontract negotiations and maintenance of customer relationships. Mr. Downing has over 25 years of experience in the infrastructure construction and maintenance industry in various craft and supervisory roles.
Thomas Gillette - Vice President of Operations
Tom Gillette directs and coordinates operational activities, specializing in security. He previously worked for DRS Radian where he had overall senior management responsibility for the design, installation, operations and maintenance of electronic security systems at a variety of government facilities. Mr. Gillette’s past experience also includes ASEC and 10 years in the U.S. Army.
Glenn Shaffren - Vice President of Operations
Glenn Shaffren is Vice President of Operations, specializing in the Broadband market. Mr. Shaffren has held a number of executive management positions in the telecommunications industry over the last 25 years, including President and CEO of Compass Communications. He has been responsible for fiber and wireless projects for a number of municipalities and state agencies, and has also become a recognized industry leader in Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) projects.
Misty Stine - Vice President Business Development
Misty Stine is the Vice President of Business Development for G4S Technology. She has senior management responsibility for the company’s sales and marketing initiatives. As such, Ms. Stine leads a marketing and sales-force strategically located throughout the United States. She has over 25 dedicated years of experience in both the Communications and Security industries.
Lee Fintel - Vice President, Project Development
Lee Fintel is responsible for the development of G4S Technology’s proposals, bids and company qualification activities. Functional areas of responsibility include systems engineering, cost estimating and proposal development. Mr. Fintel has over 20 years of experience in the industry including several previous roles at Adesta. Prior to Adesta, Mr. Fintel spent 8 years working in the telecommunications engineering, construction and construction management industry.
Greg Benak - Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Greg Benak is responsible for all matters relating to legal affairs. He has over 20 years of experience as an attorney in private practice and as in-house counsel for two Fortune 500 companies.
John Huerter - Vice President and Treasurer
John Huerter is responsible for company-wide cash management, transaction accounting processes, project accounting as well as monitoring the payroll department and the administration of insurance and bonding processes. Prior to joining G4S Technology, Mr. Huerter worked for Peter Kiewit Son’s, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in public and private accounting.
Mark Berner - Vice President, Support Services
Mark Berner has senior management responsibility for the human resources and information systems functions of G4S Technology. Over the years, he has been involved in a variety of the company’s activities across several disciplines, including accounting, administration, and operations. Mr. Berner previously worked for MFS Communications, Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., and Arthur Andersen and Co.