Telecom Network Solutions Provider Tempest Appoints New CEO

Coppell-based Tempest, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners and a leading player in the telecom industry, said Joe Hart will work to position the company for continued success and growth.

Coppell-based telecom solutions company Tempest announced that Joe Hart will become its new chief executive officer.

Tempest, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners and a leading player in the telecom industry, said Hart will work to position the company for continued success and growth.

“We’re excited about the wealth of experience and leadership that Joe brings to Tempest,” founder and President Jessica Firestone said in a statement. “This strategic transition positions us for continued innovation, growth, and success in the dynamic telecom industry.”

Hart brings more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector and a proven track record of leadership, innovation, and operational excellence to Tempest, the company said.

His background includes key roles in the telecom space at AT&T, Goodman Networks, Unified Field Services, MasTec Advanced Technologies, and most recently as COO of Greater Tech Holdings, where he successfully led a team of over 600 employees, driving business growth and implementing cutting-edge operational processes.

Firestone will report directly to Hart and continue to focus on delivering excellent service to valued customers and partners as well as focusing on future growth areas across the business.

The company said also that Dan Firestone, outgoing chief operating officer, will transition to a board adviser role after 18 years of leadership and service.

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