We craft technology plans that will create a sustainable and comprehensive communications network infrastructure for your community or development.  Our services develop a long term vision and a documented plan for converged communications and ubiquitous connectivity.

W. James Hettrick, MBA, Chairman & CEO
James is the founder of ISMS and has a background as an author, economist, educator, ICT industry leader, FTTH visionary and served a municipality as CIO for 11 years. He created the first building code standard that requires optical fiber and structured wiring.

James Hettrick.pdf

jhettrick@is-ms.com or 909.838.8395

Mike Houska, Executive Vice President - Construction 
Mike has 30+ years of experience in the telecomm construction industry. He has been successfully designing and managing infrastructure construction projects requiring both, aerial and underground disciplines.

mhouska@is-ms.com or 909.238.0606

Vincent Cordova, Executive Vice President - Technology 
Vince’s professional career consists of 20+ years in the Telecommunications industry as a lead network design engineer and project management supporting FTTH triple play services. 

vcordova@is-ms.com or 720.383.1248

Charng (Sean) Chen, J.D., P.E. Executive Vice President – Special Initiatives

Sean has a J.D. degree from the West Los Angeles School of Law, 1996; an MSCE degree from the Univ. of Mississippi, 1980; and a B.S. Civil Engineering degree from Taipei Institute of Technology, 1974. He also holds a Professional Engineer License in Civil Engineering, a real estate broker’s license, and a general contractor’s license Classification B. 

schen@is-ms.com or 626.715.8234

Don Nicholson, Vice President - Market Analysis
Don has 25 years of experience in service delivery for telecom and cable/satellite TV. Most notably in business management of the development, launch, growth and profitability of new products such as DIRECTV, the most successful CE product/service of all time. 

dnicholson@is-ms.com or 703.987.4802

Dick Durant, MBA, Executive Vice President - Operations 
Dick has demonstrated exceptional leadership for more than 20 years in organizational assessment, strategic planning, financial controls and reporting, marketing, human resources, leadership development, and fund raising.

ddurant@is-ms.com or 951.203.6894

Peter Baldwin, Vice President - Investments
Peter has 16 years of experience in the corporate banking industry. His experience is specialized in business planning, cash management, underwriting and lending.  

pbaldwin@is-ms.com or 864.386.6842

Steve Calderon, Vice President - Infrastructure Engineering and Design
Over the last 29 years, Mr. Calderon has been responsible for the planning and implementation of numerous wide-scale network installations involving telecommunications, data communications, multi-media systems, point of sale networks, and integrated building management systems associated with large, multi-story facilities, centralized and de-centralized campuses, and wide area environments supported with optical fiber technology.

scalderon@is-ms.com or 805.217.8296

Tim Swiader, Vice President - Project Management 
Tim has 28 years of experience in the Information Technology industry His experience includes application development, technology strategy, staffing, and facility management.

tswiader@is-ms.com or 720.840.3266