SQUAN, a design/build services company for telecommunications network infrastructure, announced yesterday the promotion of Carolyn Hardwick from National Director, Business Development to President, Engineering.
With over two decades of experience in the telecom/wireless industry, Hardwick will support SQUAN’s business expansion efforts. Prior to joining SQUAN, Hardwick served as National Account Director at KGPCo, managing Multiple System Operators in the cable telecommunications sector. She has held director-level positions at both Bluestream Professional Services and SBA Communications Corporation managing client relations, contract negotiation, business strategy, marketing and identification of new revenue opportunities. Other roles include Site Development Manager at Southeast Towers, LLC, property and Construction Manager at AirGate PCS, Alamosa PCS and Sprint-Nextel. Hardwick also serves as President of the Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum.
She is also a member of the global organization Women in Cable Telecommunications, as well as ten state wireless association programs. Hardwick holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from The University of Charleston as well as a Bachelor of Science in Administrative Management from Clemson University.
“Carolyn’s ability to foster long-term executive-level associations, effectively lead dynamic teams and adapt to our fast-paced industry has aided her professional successes and will continue to do so in her new role as President, Engineering,” said SQUAN CSO Keith Pennachio. “Throughout the years, Carolyn has been committed to ensuring SQUAN’s drive for excellence, whether its contract negotiation, client relations, creative approaches or result-driven solutions.”