An important strength of 4Cable TV is its Board of Directors. The Board’s extensive knowledge in the development of leading-edge communication technology and building world-class organizations provides 4CableTV with the required vision to grow into the future.
Steven K. Richey, President and CEO
Steven K. Richey is the President and CEO of 4Cable TV. Prior to founding 4Cable TV he was Vice President of New Product Development at dB-tronics where he was responsible for all of the final engineering and any new board designs needed to upgrade thousand of amplifiers that are now in operation. Richey brings over 49 years of varied CATV experience to 4Cable, including being in charge of repairs at a major manufacturer (AMECO) and former chief engineer at CADCO. While at CADCO he coined the term “Emergency Alert System “ and both developed and pioneered the first emergency alert system and the first comb generator-based Emergency Alert System in 1972. Later he developed the first satellite block down converter now used in all satellite systems. He was the owner/operator of 8 Cable systems in Texas and Oklahoma and went on to build a 150 system private cable operation. In the early 1990s as an international long distance operator he was involved with some of the first VoIP experiments. He is a published author with over 30 articles to date. He is a 2011 Inductee into the Prestigious Cable TV Pioneers and a SCTE Senior Member.
Andrew F. Staniak, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Andrew F. Staniak is the Vice President and CTO of 4Cable TV. Prior to co- founding 4Cable TV he was the CTO of dB-tronics and did the research and qualifications on over 100 amplifier bandwidth upgrades. Staniak brings more that 47 years of varied CATV experience to 4Cable including directing the ANTEC Design Validation Laboratory. While at ANTEC Staniak was charged with evaluating the best GaAs hybrids for the new generation of fiber nodes and RF amplifiers. He has been directly responsible for the engineering management of many thousands of miles of CATV system construction. At 4Cable he is responsible for making sure that all of our design and our Upgrade Quality Assurance Programs adhere strictly to the agreed upon and published specifications. As a service to our customers, we make his expertise available through this on-line resource.
Ross DeMello, Interim CFO
Ross DeMello was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in March 2014. He brings over three decades of experience in financial accounting in public practice and industrial sectors. As a successful global business development leader, strategist, and financial executive, DeMello has led several companies globally. His accomplishments include growing owner operated businesses through mergers and acquisitions, assisting in business valuations, and planning exit strategies. He has held directorship positions in junior mining and exploration companies, and was a CEO of an entertainment company listed on the VSE, MSE and the TSX exchanges. Mr. DeMello is also a member of the Certified General Accountants Association and is the chair of 4Cable’s Audit Committee.