Dennis B. Francis, P.E
Dennis B. Francis — Senior Adivsor
Dennis Francis has been with Conterra since 2005. He has more than 30 years of experience as an engineer, senior technical manager, and operating manager in major telecommunications corporations that include Southwestern Bell, Ericsson, Nortel, Vanguard Cellular Systems, AT&T Wireless, U.S. Wireless and Nextel.
Dennis worked with Mr. Leeolou at Vanguard from 1992 to 1999 as executive vice president and chief technology officer where he was in charge of all technology development for both cellular and IT systems. While at Nextel from 2001 to 2005, Dennis was responsible for all IT systems supporting sales, marketing, customer service/operations, and new products.
Dennis served on President Bush’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) in 2002 and 2003. In April 2009, Dennis was recognized by six Texas universities for his achievements and dedication in the field of Industrial Engineering with the first Lifetime Achievement Award for industrial engineering, given jointly by these universities. He received a B.S. in engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.