Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Mark Keiffer
CEO
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.
JOHN GOODMAN
Chief Strategy Officer
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.
JOHN DEBUS
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Previously John served as CFO of Sage Telecom, Circuit of the Americas, Wine.com and Digital Domain Media Group. Additionally, he has served as an advisor on numerous engagements, including Pacific Crossing, Ltd., Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc., NewComm Wireless, PRWireless, One Communications, Broadview Communications and Primus Telecommunications. John previously served as corporate controller and subsequently the CFO for the Goodman Networks. John has over 20 years’ experience in the Telecom field and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.
ANTHONY J. RAO
GENERAL COUNSEL & EVP
Anthony has spent his entire career representing field services, technology and telecommunications companies.  Prior to joining Goodman, he was an equity partner at Duane Morris LLP, founder and managing partner of Rao Tiliakos LLP, a New York and San Francisco defense firm, and a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  He holds a Juris Doctorate and Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.
SCOTT PICKETT
CMO/EVP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Scott returned to Goodman Networks in early 2017. During Scott’s first tenure at Goodman Networks from 2002 until 2014, he led the Business Development, Marketing, Strategic Planning and M&A functions. From 2002 to 2014 the company grew from $10M in revenue to $1.2B. During his two and half year hiatus, Scott was CEO of a start-up healthcare company that grew from pre-revenue to over $20M in revenue. Prior to joining Goodman Networks, Scott was the VP of Sales for MindLever Corp, an enterprise software company located in Research Triangle Park, NC. Scott graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing & Information Science from McKendree University in Lebanon, IL.
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