Mr. DeLuca is the President and CEO of Wilcon Holdings, LLC, a communications infrastructure business based in Los Angeles. He joined Wilcon in December, 2011 to lead the company’s expansion in the fiber optic network and data center sectors.
Previously, he served as President and CEO of FiberNet Telecom Group and was a member of its board of directors from 2005 to 2009. Before this, Mr. DeLuca was Senior Vice President – Finance and CFO of FiberNet from 1999 to 2004. The company owned and operated metro optical networks, colocation facilities and data centers in New York and New Jersey. It provided integrated communications services to domestic and global carriers, Internet companies and other network-intensive businesses.
Mr. Coyle’s background spans over twenty years. His focus is on improving the operational, financial and market position of businesses. Coyle is responsible for optimizing and growing the existing network in order to deliver customer solutions and driving growth. In his previous role as Senior Vice President of Operations for Zayo Group, Mr. Coyle focused on developing processes and procedures to ensure a consistent operating model across all markets that Zayo has purchased in the last three years. In this regard, his leadership included growing some segments through selective investments, and divesting/rationalizing various segments of the business. Mr. Coyle is also a community-involved leader and dedicates time to charitable causes.
Data Center Operations
Mr. Messana’s role as Senior Vice President for Data Center Operations focuses on the delivery of reliable, efficient, and scalable colocation services for Wilcon’s diverse and growing customer base. Mr. Messana has over twenty years of experience in the telecom real estate sector beginning in 1993 as General Manager for the One Wilshire building in Los Angeles where he was responsible for developing this downtown LA high rise into one of the world’s most connected and well known Telecom Hotels. Following his years at One Wilshire, Mr. Messana served as Executive Vice President of Global Gateway, a developer of carrier hotels in Asia and North America. In 2003, Mr. Messana transitioned to IX2 (now Wilcon) where he continues to oversee the operations and growth of the data center business.
Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Nieves oversees all of Wilcon’s legal, regulatory, compliance and government affairs matters. Before joining Wilcon, Mr. Nieves was in private practice with the law firms Reed Smith LLP and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. He is admitted to practice law in California. Mr. Nieves received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law.
Finance and Accounting
Mr. Andalon is the Controller of Wilcon and oversees all accounting and finance matters. Before joining Wilcon, Mr. Andalon held various senior financial leadership roles at technology and service companies located in the Los Angeles area. Most recently, he was the Corporate Controller for Ixia, an international technology, where he directed that accounting function for over 6 years. He also worked at E&Y, leaving the firm as an audit manager.
Mr. Bender is the Senior Vice President of Business Development of Wilcon. He cofounded Wilshire Connection in 1998 and previously served as its President. Mr. Bender also was the Vice President of Operations of Global Gateway, a developer of carrier hotels and data centers in Asia and the western United States. He has also served as the Vice President of Asset Management at Downtown Properties/Mas Asset Management Corp., a $1.3 billion real estate portfolio.
Sales & Marketing
Mr. Frederickson oversees all sales and marketing for Wilcon including all channel, direct and indirect sales. His primary responsibility is driving consistent revenue and EBITDA expansion through all sales and marketing initiatives. Mr. Frederickson has over 20 years of technology and telecommunications experience including 8 years with tw telecom where he held several positions including Regional Vice President for the Western region. Prior to tw telecom he spent 11 years with SBC where he held various roles including VP of SBC Datacom, a national organization and the largest Cisco reseller in the country. Mr. Frederickson was also responsible as the Regional Director for building the SBC data center and hosting team starting the business new and growing annual revenue to $50M.