Founded in 2013, CWBG is a management firm, based in St. Louis, Missouri and focused on purchasing, consolidating and increasing the efficiencies of companies providing technology, communications, and business services. We’re active, experienced operators and co-investors with a track record of successfully growing middle-market FTTH and HFC Cable systems, as well as Middle Mile Fiber Networks. Our professional management team has a history of building industry-leading companies through operational excellence and a focus on superior customer service.
CWBG’s ownership and management consists of former senior from Charter Communications, Fidelity Communications, Williams Communications, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Highland Ventures, who have hand’s-on experience managing both small and large market systems. President Dan Kennedy has spent over 30 years in telecommunications, either owning, operating, designing or managing complex telecommunications systems. Brian Olson, COO, has Operated, managed and built Fiber to the Home (FTTH) systems for more than 10 years. Sam Valencia, CFO, had a 30 year career as an Assurance Partner at PWC, focusing on middle-market M&A and entrepreneurial activities. In total, the CWBG team has over 100 years’ experience acquiring, consolidating and improving the operations and profitability of middle market cable and telecommunications systems.
CountryWide Broadband Group has successfully proven its business growth model through the acquisitions of i3 Broadband in Central Illinois and Full Channel near Providence, Rhode Island. Led by executive and industry veterans in the Fiber-to-the-Premise/Home (FTTP) and Cable industries, CWBG continues to seek to acquire FTTH, HFC and Middle-Mile networks providing residential and commercial services.