Robert Ener – President
Mr. Ener is a Telecommunications Executive and investor in Sherpa Broadband, Inc. Mr. Ener also serves as President of Sherpa’s wholly owned subsidiary – Absolute Communications & Network Solutions, Inc. Mr. Ener has over 15 years of experience in the private sector building IP based networks and managing the P&L responsibility of full service communications and network businesses. Mr. Ener has a broad background managing operating units that include engineering, sales, marketing and information technology. Over the years, Mr. Ener has designed and constructed 600+ miles of microwave networks, 100+ miles of fiber optic networks, 200+ IP Camera Systems, 200+ WAN/LAN IP networks and 300+ comprehensive telephony systems. He has a number of certifications with major equipment suppliers such as Alcatel Lucent, Mitel, Cisco and is Network+ Certified. Mr. Ener is licensed with the State of Texas for Security services.
Kevin Hoskins – Vice President
Mr. Hoskins is a seasoned IT and operations executive and entrepreneur with extensive managerial experience in IT, network design and operations. Mr. Hoskins has over 15 years of communications infrastructure and management experience spread across a variety of industries including a Fortune 42 Retail Company, a large metropolitan police department and a variety of communications companies. He is a licensed RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) with a broad array of network design and implementation successes including a Tier 2 data center, remote call centers, retail Store and Distribution networks, and a variety of wired and wireless network design solutions. Mr. Hoskins’ has experience designing Layer 1, 2 and 3 networks. Operationally, Mr. Hoskins has many years of experience establishing and monitoring performance metrics and measures and has been directly responsible for managing multi-million dollar capital budgets. During his career Mr. Hoskins has also owned and operated several regional communications companies. Mr. Hoskins is Professional Project Management Certified. Prior to commencing his business career, Mr. Hoskins served four years in the U.S. Air Force as a Crew Chief.