Meet Our Executive Leadership Team

Mike Hill | CEO / Co-Founder / Shareholder

Mike Hill has been involved in the telecommunications industry for 50 years and is an accomplished and driving force of On Trac, Incorporated.  Having been involved from the grassroots level (installer) to the Corporate Directorship of a major national cable company the first 26 years of his career, he is a seasoned veteran in the industry.  Mike has been involved with fiber deployments and connectivity since 2003 when he co-founded and became CEO/President of On Trac and is committed to helping the fiber broadband industry continue to grow and excel for the future.

Mike’s involvement with the FTTH Council, now Fiber Broadband Association, goes back to 2003. He has actively participated on multiple committees such as Planning & Marketing, Government Relations, and Finance & Audit.  He was first elected to the Board in 2006 and faithfully served in that role for 14 years, being the longest tenured board member in the history of the Association.  His experiences as a Board member included chairing the annual conference in 2007 and 2010 and being chosen by the Board to serve as Chairman in 2008, 2011, and 2016.  During his tenure on the Board he was the recipient of the Photon Award in 2014 and the Chairman’s Award in 2018. Mike is currently serving on the Senior Council Committee which provides advice and support to the Association’s Board of Directors and President/CEO when applicable.

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Monte Hill | President / Co-Founder / Shareholder

Monte Hill’s telecommunications career has many layers. Over the past three decades, he has directly led over two dozen start-ups, taking ownership of quality and customer experience from the client to the end-user. He strives to serve both the client partner and the employee through his detail oriented personal approach.

In addition to his role at On Trac, Monte’s personal involvement in his community has been notable. He considers it his privilege to have collaborated on the birth of multiple companies.  Among these organizations are Forrest Enterprises, Wellspring Counseling Group, and Cornerstone Academy, a Classical Christian School, where he served as one of the founding board members.

Monte maintains and drives the vision and goals for the future of       On Trac and its leadership team while positioning the company competitively for growth and expansion.  His effectiveness in creating new business opportunities, nurturing partnerships, and motivating the leadership team has established On Trac as a proven leader in fiber connectivity.

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Bud Mull | CFO / Shareholder

Bud has had a long career in the contracting business.  In 1987 he started Action Knitwear, a contract manufacturing company producing apparel in East Tennessee which employed over 150 individuals.  As President of his company he oversaw all activities of the business, from receiving and shipping to customer service and payroll.

Bud stepped away from Action Knitwear in 2002 and began serving as CFO with On Trac, Inc.  His experience from the textile industry and many years of personnel management greatly contributes to the growth and success of On Trac, Inc.  Buds’ financial background in addition to building his own business, and the ability to convert those skills to the telecommunications industry has been very beneficial to On Trac.

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Mark Tichenor | Executive Vice President
Western Region USA

Mark Tichenor came to On Trac, Inc. in 2009 following a successful career in higher education. Mark has served in Director-level and Executive roles for over 20 years, as well as serving internationally in North Africa.  Mark has proven effective in key areas of large organizations including process-management and administration, retention initiatives and measurements, critical focus on systems efficiency, customer service, leadership training, professional development, conflict resolution, quality branding/imaging, and organizational efficiencies.

Mark’s time with On Trac has shown him effective in directing operations and bringing refinements to our company.  He easily interfaces with all levels of the workforce, from field technicians to our shareholders.  Mark has been instrumental in many successful Fiber Broadband start-ups dealing with hiring, training, back office structure, database deployment, materials, and office/properties.  Mark is based in Colorado to represent and solidify the western extension of our Corporate operations.

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Joseph Jones | Executive Vice President
Eastern Region USA

Joseph Jones “JJ” has spent his entire career in the telecommunications industry which has spanned over twenty five years. JJ has vast experience from field installation services, quality assurance functions, administration roles, to operations which includes over twenty five various cable and fiber broadband start-ups nationwide and direct involvement developing operational and customer service strategies that help define On Trac, Inc. in an increasingly competitive market.

Joseph’s current role as Executive Vice President has him overseeing daily company operations with a focus on company strategy, profitability, and customer relationships. In addition to his responsibilities at On Trac, he gives countless volunteer hours to the Fiber Broadband Association and is currently on the Board of Directors and has been selected to serve as the 2022 Vice Chairman of the Board. JJ has served and chaired various committees for the past 15 years including being the Fiber Connect Conference Chairman for eight consecutive years where he oversees the Fiber Connect Conference which is the industry’s leading all fiber broadband conference. Joseph is a two-time recipient (2010 & 2020) of the Photon Award which recognizes a Fiber Broadband Association member who, through their volunteer contribution, has demonstrated a high level of dedication to the organization and contribution to the industry.

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Scott Mull | Director of Technical Operations & Safety

In 2004, Scott Mull joined On Trac, Inc. as a Fiber Technician in Dalton, GA.  Since that time Scott has grown in experience and leadership in over 20 different operations serving in multiple capacities.  He brings extensive field experience in fiber optic splicing, mainline construction (UG/OH) and fiber broadband installations. During Scott’s tenure he has also served in many leadership roles with the company such as Lead Technician and Project Manager.  Scott currently serves as the Director of Technical Operations & Safety.  He contributes greatly in system start-ups, fiber management, equipment management, quality control, implementing company wide safety policies and procedures, as well as daily field operations.
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Rick McDowell | Director of Operations
Western Region USA

Rick has been with On Trac, Inc. since 2004 and has served as a Project Manager and currently is a Director of Operations.  He has managed multiple start-ups in various locations around the United States, which include establishing advanced team personnel, implementing client standards, managing daily operations, customer service and client resolution. Rick is familiar with all aspects of fiber broadband deployments including construction, mainline splicing, fiber management, fiber drops and end user installations.
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Brad Slipher | Director of Operations
Eastern Region USA

Brad joined On Trac, Inc. in 2005, which included steering various field projects and overseeing mainline fiber splicing.  His expertise in fiber broadband brought his promotion in 2009 to Director of Technical Operations where he contributed daily in the critical areas of installation technologies with a focus on outside plant services, fiber mainline, general fiber management, equipment, field operations, special projects, start-ups, and network troubleshooting.  Brad has directed multiple projects for our client partners and serves as a Director of Operations.
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