Slade Ottney provides leadership for the Hylan West team. Mr. Ottney boasts a long-term and highly successful career in virtually all phases of construction for a host of different technology/utility providers. He has 35+ years of experience in civil construction, engineering, underground, aerial construction, renewable energy and telecom infrastructure solutions.
North West Operations Head
Calvin Yetter is an Operations Manager for Hylan West. Mr. Yetter has more than 25 years of underground construction experience, specializing in all Outside Project (OSP) construction activities including new technologies such as micro trenching, distributed antenna systems, and tower construction and modifications. Over the past 11 years, Mr. Yetter has managed projects in California, Utah, Colorado, and Washington.
South West Operations Head
Craig Snelson is an Operations Manager for Hylan West. Mr Snelson has 30 plus years in the industry specializing in all aspects of underground dry utilities construction, primarily communications, trenching, boring, manhole & vault placement, fiber and coax cable pulling. He has held numerous management positions including foreman, superintendent, estimator and project manager, and was a business owner for 2.5 years specializing in underground utilities construction.
Operating Unit Controller
Doug Kimball is Hylan West’s Vice President and Controller. He has over 40 years of experience in accounting, corporate finance and operations, over twenty years of that in telecommunications construction. He has an MS in accounting and MBA and spent the first eight years of his career working as a licensed CPA on the audit staff of a Big 4 firm.
Corporate Safety Director
Greg Smith is the Corporate Safety Director for Hylan West. Mr. Smith is directly accountable for DOT and Safety for infrastructure construction for various electric, telephone utilities, and cable television companies in Arizona, California, Colorado and Utah. Direct responsibilities as Safety Manager include safety training and compliance for OSHA, ANSI, Traffic Engineering, Department of Transportation (DOT/FMCSA). Responsible for safety budgets, DART, TRIR, compliance reporting, employee development, and more.