Mr. Humes has 35 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining JK&B in 1997, Mr. Humes was with Ameritech, where he was the Vice President of Engineering and Technology, Ameritech's highest level "technical" executive. In this capacity, Mr. Humes headed an organization of over 9,000 people and was responsible for all aspects of corporate-wide network engineering, technology development and implementation. Prior to that, Mr. Humes was Vice President, Operations for Michigan Bell, where he was responsible for 20,000 employees. Mr. Humes started his career at Bell Labs and was on the original design team of cellular telephony, and was involved in the original Chicago trial, which was the first trial of cellular telephony in the United States .
Mr. Humes earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.