Key Executives, Consultants and Advisors
President and CEO
Mr. William H. Gray is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of Competitive Companies, Inc., trading symbol (OTCBB-CCOP).
He has been appointed as Chairman of the Board effective August 15, 2011. He is also Acting President and CEO of WyLink, Inc., wholly owned by CCI through its subsidiary Company, WyTec International, Inc. Mr. Gray’s skills in structured financings resulted in CCI’s acquisition of WyTec, International, Inc. – the holder of five world class patents which may have significant impact on mobile data communications.
As a Series 7 registered representative for Underwood Nehaus, Mr. Gray was a fixed income specialist. In addition, he managed the acquisition and sale of multiple structured securities for institutional portfolios in excess of One Billion Dollars. Underwood Neuhaus was one of the most prestigious investment banking firms in the United States before being acquired by Franklin Savings and subsequently acquired by Kemper Capital Markets (division of Kemper Insurance).
Mr. Gray has become known for his design and development of multiple securities investment products and programs as well as complex financial projections and proforma models. Mr. Gray has more than thirty (30) years of experience in corporate and business development, investment securities design and management, acquisitions and mergers and has been intricately involved in the Internet Industry since inception starting in 1995.
Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Davis joined Competitive Companies, Inc. as Vice President of Business Development in July 2012. Mr. Davis has been a Senior Executive and Advisor in the areas of strategic operational planning as well as process improvement for the past 15 years. His skills at creating value, building high-performance teams and leading sophisticated transactions within business environments was put into play after 7 years of service in the United States Army and Army Reserve. As a senior principal with Rainmaker Marketing Corporation he worked in the design and development of senior housing services and program management for private developers where he secured millions of dollars of balance sheet enhancement, and recruited world class executive management and lead a project team of architects, attorney’s and specialized consultants in the first $200MM public bond float for a private developer in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina.
Most recently Mr. Davis has undertaken selected assignments with United Government Services in its development of the Americans Rebuilding America program and the implementation of a new multi-million dollar A-rated bonding program for service-disabled veteran contractors. Mr. Davis also provided the government sector sales channel and joint-venture partner redesign proposal of a multi-billion dollar publicly traded health care company and analysis of new contract opportunities, quality assurance auditing measures, contract source selection, market research and Defense Subcontract Management, as well as construction and policy analysis for firms doing business with Homeland Security, Air Force, FEMA and the Veterans Administration. Mr. Davis will be leading the new business development activities for the CCI, Inc., group of companies. He will be overseeing new partnerships, joint ventures, and strategic alliances to enhance the company’s goal of becoming the premiere offload carrier with the development of a National 4G cellular data network.
Manager of Corporate Affairs – Intra Company Liaison
Ms. Bagley joined CCI in March 2012, as Manager of Corporate Affairs/Operations and Liaison. Her duties include advising the company in corporate protocol, in business affairs, maintenance, and enhancing the management of the Company’s operations and liaison for all operations among the CCI, Inc. group of Companies, including CCI, WyLink, Inc and WyTec. International Inc.
Ms. Bagley reports directly to Mr. William H. Gray -Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of Competitive Companies, Inc. which allows her to effectively implement her vast experience with organizational systems to maximize efficiency among the CCI group of companies and increase employee synergy and productivity.
Ms. Bagley began a career with Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway Company in 1992 as a Regional Manager of the Communities Division, after gaining industry recognition by serving as Operations Manager for Palm Harbor Homes, Inc. from 1988 to 1992. During her employment with Clayton Homes, Ms. Bagley also served as Operation Manager in the Retail Division, and most recently served as General Manager from 2007 to 2011.
Her proven ability in developing financial budgets, and forecasts, as well as recruiting, managing and retaining highly motivated team members make her an asset in managing co-ordination among the CCI, Inc. group of companies.
Director of Technology
With the CCI stated goal of rolling out a nationwide alternative true “3G/4G” network, Bob Merola’s vast experience in the Radio Frequency Wireless arena makes him the perfect choice to oversee all technical aspects of the entire operation. He has been responsible for the design, installation, and project management of a large number of point to point, point to multipoint, Wi-Fi, licensed millimeter wave radio systems, and wireless mesh networks. Bob has extensive experience in the installation of microwave dishes and their supporting hardware on tower sites and rooftops.
He has worked with and for major cellular carriers. He has managed teams of technical personnel as well as taught, consulted, and lectured as a “Wireless Expert.”
Bobs list of Technical Certifications and Demonstrated Capabilities is too long to enumerate in this short web bio. Needless to say, CCI is extremely fortunate and pleased to have the talented and accomplished Bob Merola on the team to spearhead the technical aspects of the company business plan.
Acting Director of IT Operations
Mr. Griffin has served on the CCI Board of Directors since 2009. He is acting as the Director of Information/Technology for the CCI group of Companies, while the search for a suitable candidate to fill this position continues.
Mr. Griffin was the Director of Network Development O.S. for WorldCom from 1988 to 1997. At WorldCom, Mr. Griffin was responsible for WorldCom’s redesign and development of its integrated billing systems during the Company’s accelerated telecom acquisitions in the mid 1990’s. Mr. Griffin was the chief architect with the sub-system of the DEX (Digital Switch) switches to allow codes to be validated against a common database from any switch in the DEX network. He led the design and development of a switch update and CDR collection systems for the DEX network.
Advisors and Directors
ClickFirst Media, LLC.
Sales and Marketing Consultants
Working with businesses, both private and public – from verticals in entertainment and communications to construction, travel and automotive, the Dynamic Duo at ClickFirst have been called Super Heroes of Messaging and Marketing for the Digital Age. ClickFirst Media is one of the most sought after teams in the industry. Assisting with everything from Advertising, PR, Website Development, Direct Mail, E-mail, Seminars, Social Messaging as well as Selling Processes, ClickFirst is known for effective, efficient, and automated implementation of these corporate disciplines.
ClickFirst pays particular attention to the coordination of disparate Corporate Departments so that a consistent “behind the scenes” automatic sales and marketing funnel is created. This leads to predictable revenue and or/exit events for clients.
ClickFirst Media, LLC does no advertising and has the luxury of choosing clients to work with. They chose the CCI, Inc. group of companies because of the talented “in place” team of executives, consultants, and advisors as well as the business space. They claim, “The chance to be a part of the solution to the looming Spectrum Crisis offers us a unique opportunity. This is exactly the kind of business challenge we love to take on, and become a part of.”
Board of Directors
Mr. Larry Griffin s serves on the Board of Directors of Competitive Companies, Inc. since 2009. Mr. Griffin is the IT Director for Diamondback Management, Inc. since 2005 and prior to that worked as an independent contractor from 1998 to 2005. Additionally, he was the Director of Network Development O.S. for WorldCom from 1988 to 1997. At WorldCom, Mr. Griffin was responsible for WorldCom’s redesign and development of its integrated billing systems during the Company’s accelerated telecom acquisitions in the mid 1990’s. Mr. Griffin was the chief architect with the sub-system of the DEX (Digital Switch) switches to allow codes to be validated against a common database from any switch in the DEX network. He led the design and development of a switch update and CDR collection systems for the DEX network.
Mr. Griffin hopes to advise CCI on its integrated billing systems for future subscriber acquisitions.
Board of Advisors
Angus Davis joined Board of Advisors of Competitive Companies, Inc. in May 2012. Mr. Davis has been a Senior Executive and Advisor. His skills at creating value, building high-performance teams and leading sophisticated transactions within business environments became immediately evident after 7 years of distinguished service to his country in the United States Army. Shortly thereafter, as President of Intercare Health Systems, he secured millions of dollars of balance sheet enhancement, recruited world class executive management, and opened project offices in Beijing, China.
Most recently Mr. Angus has undertaken selected assignments with United Government Services. These assignments included enhancing the government sales channel for a publically traded 37 billion dollar heath care company; and spearheading a Homeland Security analysis for new contract opportunities involving vulnerability assessments, aviation and security design measures, security site design against American’s with Disabilities Act, Homeland/National Security policy analysis and construction design methods based on Air Force, FEMA, and VA design requirements for government and private plant and facility development and construction.
Mr. Davis will be advising the CCI, Inc., group of companies on matters such as strategic operations and planning as well as process planning and improvement.
Board of Advisors
Mr. Oatman is a Senior System Engineer, Digital Design Engineer, and developer of Patents involving Multichannel Radio Frequency Transmission. He has held senior engineering positions at Ohana Wireless, Radix Technologies, Boeing, and was a founder of WyTec International before its acquisition by CCI, Inc. He has had final implementation responsibility for deployment of antenna arrays, suppression of signal emitters, and digital, point to point and point to multipoint digital data transmission architecture.
He is perfectly and uniquely qualified to advise the CCI group of companies on acquisition, implementation, integration, and enhancement of all technological components, including technological methodologies, to achieve the company’s business plans.