ABcom’s success is a direct result of our service excellence and best-in-class system installations. It’s our team’s number one goal to provide our customers with innovative solutions for their specific business needs. We take pride in consistently providing our customers with the highest-quality network infrastructure solutions at a competitive price, while exceeding their service expectations.
Our growth and leadership position in our industry depends largely on the energy and efforts of all of our employees serving our customers across the United States. Their expertise continues to set us above the competition.
John J. Karel became ABcom’s President and CEO in 2004. Previous to this, John held the position of Vice President of Operations. As one of the founding members of ABcom, John was instrumental in setting the business direction and defining… Morethe core values that continue at ABcom today.
“Service excellence is our mission because we believe that you, our customer, deserve nothing less. Our philosophy is providing customer satisfaction that meets or exceeds your expectations each and every time you do business with us. You have my personal guarantee.”
Matthew J. Valentine has been key to ABcom’s continuing growth and expansion since he joined the company in 2005. Matthew was promoted to President in 2011, and is responsible for business development on a national scale, specializing in the design,… More construction and maintenance of mission-critical facilities including data centers, co-location facilities, call centers and medical facilities.
“The only constant in this industry is change itself. The speed and efficiency at which new technology is deployed requires a designer to remain vigilant in the pursuit of knowledge to ensure the design of a data center’s core components.”
Larry Soukup joined ABcom as Controller in early 2013. He came to the company with more than 30 years of experience in a variety of industries. Larry received both his BA in accounting and MBA from the University of St. Thomas. In 2014, he took… More over the role of CFO, in which he is responsible for all aspects of finance for the company including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis.
“ABcom’s financial strength, agility and stability allows us to partner with our smallest customers to our largest Fortune-500 customers. We leverage our technical know-how with competitively priced solutions. We are proud of our legacy and hope our stability and commitment is valued by our customers.”
Eric Henningsen joined ABcom in 2010, bringing an extensive background in technology, project management and business process development. Eric holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA from the Carlson School… More of Management. He is responsible for ABcom’s technology platforms, shared services and business process standardization and improvement.
“By continually seeking more efficient and effective ways to get the work done, communicate with our clients, coordinate with our partners, and connect with our employees, we are able to deliver more, at lower cost. This enables ABcom to deliver higher value, and keeps us a step ahead of our competition.”
David joined ABcom as the Director of Business Development for the Midwest Region in the fall of 2013 and assumed the role of Vice President of Business Development in 2015, taking over responsibility for sales management throughout… More the company. David is an executive with more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with a successful track record in sales, recruiting, development and management of high-performance teams. As an executive leader, he brings extensive experience to the wired and wireless communications and networking solution spaces.
“I work with customers to create paths to success based on their definitions. My advantage is that I draw upon my years of experience, understand each business and functional area, and collaborate between IT and business leaders. I guide the alignment between the lines of business and the IT organization to create a solution that achieves their goals.”
Larry Karel joined ABcom in 2015 as Director of Safety and Training, and was promoted in 2017 to Vice President of Operations. Larry has over 30 years of experience in the electrical contracting industry, and holds Master… More and Journeyman Electrician Licenses as well as BICSI and Safety Certifications.
“We are building a team of professional, safety conscious technicians who are committed to delivering high quality service to our valued customers.”