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Specifiers in the United States

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Network Specifiers in the United States

Sam Scollard, RCDD
Territory: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Sam Scollard is the Network Solutions Specification Engineer covering the Northwest region. Sam has over 20 years of telecommunications experience in Installation and Manufacturing. Sam has been with Leviton since 2007.

Before joining the Specification Engineering team, Sam spent most of his Leviton career as a Regional Sales Manager in the Asia Pacific region assisting end users, consultants, and contractors with the development their specifications.

Sam can be reached at sscollard@leviton.com.

Larry Gillen, RCDD, DCDC, OSP, ESS
Territory: California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico

Larry Gillen is the Specification Engineer for Leviton Network Solutions covering the Southwest. Larry's 24 years of work experience includes positions in distribution, manufacture direct sales and as a technology design consultant in the ICT industry.

Larry volunteers his time to BICSI as a member of the RCSC (Registration & Credentials Supervision Subcommittee), is currently the Vice Chair of the Data Center Workgroup and has served as a past board member as Western Region Director. His motivation and passion revolve around faith, family, friends and running.

Larry can be reached at larry.gillen@leviton.com.

Ron Kotwica, RCDD
Territory: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Ron Kotwica is the Specification Engineer for Leviton Network Solutions covering the North Central Region. Ron previously worked as a Sr. Data Center Design Engineer for Network Solutions and has worked on many key accounts and project opportunities for Leviton.

Ron can be reached at rkotwica@leviton.com.

Kit Gaines, RCDD
Territory: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee

Kit Gaines is a Specification Engineer and provides technical sales support for the states of GA, FL, MS, AL and TN. He has been in the telecommunications industry since 1995 starting with the Olympic Games in Atlanta. His background includes design and installation of commercial A/V systems, commercial voice, commercial Local Area Networks, public Wide Area Networks and specialized healthcare/hospitality systems.

Kit holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors degree in Science. He is a member of BICSI and holds the prestigious Registered Communications Distribution Designer credential for Information Transport System professionals. Kit also maintains a low voltage Contractors license from the state of Georgia.

Kit is passionate about technology and the benefits it brings to improve and empower business operations. Kit enjoys working on IT construction projects and takes great satisfaction and pride in helping Customers to successfully implement new technologies.

Kit can be reached at kgaines@leviton.com.

John Wright, RCDD, NTS
Territory: District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

John is the Network Solutions Specification Engineer for the Mid-Atlantic region. He has more than 25 years of experience in data, voice, audio and video technologies and has provided design and consultation services to the government, commercial, industrial and broadcast markets. John has practiced his hands-on design and installation skills in the diverse environments of our nation's capital, which has empowered him with unique skills, experience and knowledge of sensitive protocols and procedures. Support services include infrastructure planning, design, review, construction support and inspection, best practices review with contractors, product and solution consultation, statement of work and bill of material development. John has provided many innovative solutions to the broadcast, commercial, industrial and government markets, offering details often overlooked.

John is a CSI, NFPA and BICSI member with RCDD and NTS certifications. He is also certified and trained in many Physical, Data Link and Network layer products and systems. With his many years of experience working with the US Federal government and military, He has presented at many industry functions on IT and Telecommunications subjects such as LEED, open architecture, fiber and copper system solutions, emerging technologies and installation best practices. John has earned many successful relationships and has contributed to many security sensitive projects.

His technology career has included manufacturers, distributors and contractors, where he has held positions in sales, marketing, project management, business development and product specialist for fiber and copper cable infrastructure systems and electronic components. John covers North and South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Please call on John for support of your project and allow his knowledge and experience to work for you.

John can be reached at jwright@leviton.com.

Roy Chamberlain, RCDD
Territory: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, (Western) Pennsylvania, Vermont

Roy is the Specification Engineer for the Northeast Region. He brings over 20 years of telecommunication experience in commercial construction of low voltage systems for Enterprise and Data Center Customers.

Roy is passionate about the telecommunications industry and loves technology. He directs the New Hampshire Telecommunications Cabling program to help bring high school kids into the industry. He is an avid hockey player and coach. He also served as an avionics technician with the US Marine Corps.

Roy can be reached at roy.chamberlain@leviton.com.

Scott Black, RCDD
Territory: (Eastern) Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware

Scott is the Leviton Network Solutions Specification Engineer for the New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia Region. He is a member of BICSI and has been a Registered Communications Distribution Designer since 1999.

Scott has been in the Tele-Data industry for over 19 years selling, designing, specifying and installation of cabling infrastructure, copper and optical fiber, throughout the New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia area. Scott's passion for customer relations and project management skills have been an integral part of his career in helping Customers with their entire cabling infrastructure needs.

Having the experience as a design-build contractor, he understands what is required to build out a high performing IT infrastructure. He offers a wealth of knowledge and experience for your IT projects. Scott is always willing and ready to help Customers and he can be reached at sblack@leviton.com.

Greg Tilger, RCDD
Territory: (South Central) Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa

Greg is the Specification Engineer for the South Central Region.

Greg has spent his entire 30+ year career in the cabling and technology industry in various roles working in technology consulting, system integration, and distribution. He has held positions in sales, management, and global solutions marketing where he had the opportunity to work with local, regional, national, international markets, and smart building technologies.

Greg can be reached at greg.tilger@leviton.com.

Brett Hanson 
Director, Technical Sales

Brett has extensive experience designing and installing systems that support PoE applications for large enterprise companies. As a specification engineer for Leviton, Brett provides design assistance for customers and consultants, as well as data centers and other large enterprise companies Brett is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a BICSI RCCD of 15 years. 

Brett can be reached at bhanson@leviton.com.

Peter Helfrich, RCDD
Territory: Global

Peter is a Leviton Network Solutions Specification Engineer covering international projects. He has been working in the data communications and cabling industry for 30 years and has been RCDD-certified for almost 20 years.

During his career, Peter has gained hands-on experience with the design and implementation of structured cabling projects in many industries including financial services, higher education, municipal, enterprise, hospitality, and healthcare. He has familiarity with premise cabling design, trading floor technologies, and data center and COLO design. His design experience also extends to OSP cable plants, wireless systems, cellular enhancements, A/V systems, camera systems, and low-voltage healthcare systems.

Peter has the skills and experience to assist your team in the strategic planning and execution of your global infrastructure projects. Peter can be reached at phelfrich@leviton.com.

Network Specifiers in Europe and the Middle East

Tony Benn, CNIDP
Senior Pre-Sales Technical Manager

Territory: Ireland, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 7525 101943

Tony has over 27 years of telecommunications cabling experience, being involved with some of the largest installations in the UK. Tony is part of the Leviton Network Solution Specification Team covering the UK and Ireland. He is an Expert Member of the British Standards Institute (BSI) standards, as well as being Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP).

Erwin Deeben
Technical Sales Manager

Territory: Europe, Russia
+31 (0) 6 27 26 1001

With over two decades of real-world business experience in the design, building, and management of network infrastructure, Erwin supports business needs now and addresses longer term challenges. Erwin has served as Senior Consultant at KPN, the Dutch-based system integrator, and Getronics Company for several years. He is an infrastructure professional with many years of experience as a portfolio, product, and technical manager and continues to work with the best and brightest in network infrastructure.

Gianluca Museti
Specification Sales Engineer

Territory: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Vatican City (Holy See)
+39 348 4405353

Gianluca is a technician in the electrical and electronic industries with a passion for innovation and new technologies. He has solid international experience multinational leaders in structured cabling manufacture, working in a variety of roles as Product Manager, Account Sales Manager, and Business Development Manager. He is a CEI expert member in the CT306, SC86A and SC86B Italian National Standard committees and member of the international TC215 committee, Founder of Smart Buildings Alliance Italia, and Member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee.

Babu Khan, RCDD, DCD
Territory: IMEA

Babu is a Leviton Network Solutions Specification Engineer covering IMEA (India, Middle East & Africa) projects. He has been working in the data communications and cabling industry for 33 years and has been RCDD and DCD certified.

During his career, Babu has gained hands-on experience with the design and implementation of structured cabling projects in many sectors including financial, education, industrial, enterprise, hospitality, government and healthcare. He is familiar with premise cabling and data center design. His design experience also extends to campus backbone, air blown fiber system, intelligent infrastructure management & patching system, wireless systems, A/V systems and security systems.

Babu has the skills and experience to assist your team in the design, specifications, strategic planning, training and execution of your regional infrastructure projects. Babu can be reached at babu.khan@leviton.com.