The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) announced it has named Jeff Beavers to its National Staff as Executive Director, Network Integration and Services, effective February 1.
With more than 30 years in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, Beavers began his career in the U.S. Air Force as a cable splicer. He has served in various roles in the industry including lineman, installer/technician, and designer, as well as several management positions in construction and engineering. He recently served as President of BICSI, a global professional association supporting the advancement of the ICT community.
Beavers is a recognized subject matter expert and a technical contributor to BICSI standards and reference manuals. He has experience in many types of projects, including the Department of Defense, municipal and federal government, K–12 and higher education, healthcare, sports and entertainment, data centers, and utilities (broadband, water, energy, wind and solar).
“Connectivity in a continuously advancing connected world demands a technically competent and agile workforce,” Beavers said. “I’m glad to be here and look forward to working with our team, members, and partners to lead the industry forward.”
“We are thrilled to be welcoming Jeff to NECA, and we believe he can have an impact helping our member contractors through many different facets of the low voltage and integration industry,” said NECA CEO David Long. “Jeff has a long and active career pushing information and communications technology forward, and helping companies embrace change. These skills will be valuable to companies of all sizes in our membership, as we provide greater educational opportunities, expand our knowledge base, and position our members as the safest and most innovative firms in the industry."