Board of Directors

Board of Directors

JOHN GOODMAN
Executive Chairman & CEO
An original founding member, John previously served as Executive Chairman from 2012 to 2015 and as Chairman and CEO from our founding in 2000 through 2012 and returned in late 2016 as CEO and Executive Chairman. John’s telecom career began with Bell Atlantic Professional Services, where he managed outside and inside plant services in the southwest United States. In 1997, he joined GTE’s Network Operations Center in Irving, Texas, where he supported Fortune 500 companies and provided broadband technical support services domestically. Following the merger of GTE and Bell Atlantic in 2000, John left Verizon to co-found Goodman Networks. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University.
JAMES E. GOODMAN
James Goodman has served at the helm of Genesis Networks since he founded the company in 2001 and is the driving force behind Genesis’ direction and growth. Mr. Goodman has more than 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications and information technology industries with more than half of his tenure spent creating and growing two successful companies from the ground up. Prior to his current endeavors, he served in executive roles with Harvard Manufacturing and Bell Atlantic. Mr. Goodman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.
MARK KEIFFER
Mark Keiffer has just begun chapter two in his truly blessed life.  Born in Nashville, Tennesse, Mark grew up in Kellyville, OK.  There Mark meet his wife of 38 years, Tamara.  Mark and Tamara are the proud parents of three sons. All three are married and they are currently doing everything possible to spoil their two grandchildren. Mr. Keiffer earned his B.S. in Mathematics at East Central University in Ada, OK.  He earned his M.S. in Business Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Mark spent 30 years in a variety of operational and support positions at AT&T before retiring in 2012.  Mr. Keiffer began his AT&T career in Oklahoma City as an Engineer with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1982.  As Mark moved through the ranks at AT&T, he  held several key Executive positions across the AT&T portfolio.  He has served as President and CEO of AT&T Southwest, where he was responsible for operations in the Southwest region, including network, consumer, and business sales. He also held senior positions as Executive Vice President-Enterprise Business Sales and as Chief Marketing Officer-Business. At his retirement, he was President-Home Solutions, where he was responsible for AT&T’s consumer wireline organization. He led marketing, sales and service teams for all consumer products.
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