Hellman Electric, a contractor offering heavy construction, interior design builds and datacom services, announced that Sam Compton joined the company as Director of Wireless Implementation. With 15 years of experience in wireless construction management, as well as proven expertise in the New York City market, Compton will oversee wireless projects for Hellman Electric as part of its growing Datacom Division.
Compton has managed DAS / C-RAN projects for all major telecom carriers. Most recently, he served as NYC Director of Engineering and Implementation for Extenet Systems, managing over $180 million in budgets. He has also held positions with Airosmith Development, Metro PCS, BCI Communications, Aeon Technologies and Clearlinx, and worked as a contract employee for AT&T Wireless.
“With wireless networks on the rise thanks in large part to the race to 5G, designing and implementing strategic macro, DAS and C-RAN builds has become critical,” said Tom Caruso, Vice President Operations, Datacom Division. “Sam’s expertise and background leading wireless projects for Tier-1 carriers will be invaluable to this division.”