Board of Directors

Board of Directors

JOHN GOODMAN
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 joins Goodman Networks with years of telecom and home solutions experience. Mark spent 30 years in a variety of operational and support positions at AT&T. He 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, Chief Marketing Officer-Business and President-Home Solutions. Most recently, Mark served as Chairman of Keiffer Holdings. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from East Central University in Ada, OK and a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.
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