Rich Rettstadt, President
A principal of Makotek with over 30 years of experience in the cable contracting industry. Rich previously served as Executive VP for Viasource Communications, the country's largest publicly held broadband fulfillment provider. Rich founded one of Viasource's cornerstone acquisitions, Communication Resources Inc. (CRI). CRI pioneered nonpay field collection and equipment recovery services for Cable operators in the early 1980's. CRI also provided installation and audit services.
Rick Beltz, Vice President - Operations
A principal and co-founder of Makotek with 23 years of experience in the communications industry. Rick previously served as South Division COO for Viasource Communications. While with Viasource, Rick was responsible for business development and managed numerous broadband Installation, Collections and Disconnect projects. Prior to joining Viasource Rick held various leadership roles with Time Warner Cable, including Regional Manager/Vice-President.
Jim DeCastro, Vice President - Operations
A principal and co-founder of Makotek with 29 years of experience in the communications industry. Jim previously served as Southeast U.S. Regional Manager for Viasource Communications. Prior to joining Viasource, Jim served as VP of Operations for Communication Resources Inc., where he oversaw daily operations. He was also responsible for all new market start-ups for Installation, Collections, Disconnect and Audits projects.
Davis Griffy, Vice President - Business Development and Client Relations
The latest addition to the Makotek executive team, Davis brings over 30 years of credit and collections leadership experience in the cable industry. Before joining Makotek, Davis spent over 23 years in positions with increasing responsibility at Comcast, AT&T Broadband and predecessor companies. He served as the Sr. Director of Credit and Collections for the largest Comcast region and as the Director of Credit and Collections for the largest of three Comcast divisions (8.2M customers).