Frank S. Caruso

Founder, CEO

Professional Experience

Mr. Caruso is the founder of several telecommunications startups and has spent the last 25 years in the competitive telecommunications industry in varying capacities.

In 2011, Caruso founded Cloud South, a fully integrated Tier 4 data center located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Since 2007, Mr. Caruso has served as the Founder and CEO of Sipbound Corporation, a telecommunications specialty firm. From 2004-2007, Mr. Caruso served a variety of companies as a consultant with a special emphasis on voice and data services. From 1998 – 2004, Mr. Caruso served as Founder, President and Chairman for USA Datanet, a telecommunication and data center provider headquartered in Syracuse, NY. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Caruso served as Founder and President of SCC Telecommunications, an Upstate New York based provider of local, long distance, wireless, Internet and data services. In 1997, SCC Telecommunications was acquired by Broadview Networks. Mr. Caruso served as Vice President of Network Operations and Sales for the company through 1998. From 1990-1993, Mr. Caruso served as Director of Alternate Channels for Frontier Communications International (RCI Long Distance) and a Senior Territory Manager for ACC Long Distance.

Education

State University of New York-Potsdam, BA in Economics

Clarkson University Entrepreneurial Program, Certification of Completion

Walt Disney School of Management, graduate


Jennifer R. Leach

Co-founder, Vice President

Professional Experience

Ms. Leach has led the marketing efforts of numerous companies including over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. She now consults with business owners to help develop their brands, attract new clients and maximize profitability by increasing customer retention and satisfaction.

From 2004-2015 Ms. Leach was co-owner of Naples Shutter, Inc. in Naples, Florida. She was responsible for brand development, advertising, customer service, finance and corporate strategy. From 1999-2003 she served as Vice President of Marketing and E-Commerce Director for USA Datanet. From 1997-1999 Ms. Leach acted as Director of Marketing for SCC Telecommunications. From 1994-1996 she was Marketing Analyst for CGI Long Distance.

Education

Wichita State University, MBA in Business Administration, BBA in Business Administration & Economics

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

Inbound Marketing Certification, HubSpot


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Steven Cain

Vice President of Information Systems

Professional Experience

From 2014 – present, Mr. Cain has served as Director of Facilities and Operations for Cloud South. He is responsible for the network infrastructure, server delivery, and facilities. From 1999 – 2013, Mr. Cain designed, developed, and maintained mission critical telecommunications applications for Champion Communications. He delivered reliable, fault-tolerant services for their customers. From 1997 – 1999, Mr. Cain worked at PCS Telecom developing a telephone switch calling card platform with installations in the US, Hong Kong, Kuwait, and Australia.

Education

Florida Atlantic University, BS in Computer Science