Meet Our Executive Leadership Team
Monte Hill | CEO
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.
James Salter | Chairman
Prior to founding AEG, and after graduating from Georgia Tech with an Electrical Engineering degree, James spent 15 years in the electric utility business and was the President & General Manager of an electric utility.
James has a proven track record in building companies and providing leadership and direction for many others. He founded and was the principal financier of Atlantic Fiber Networks, a dark fiber optic network company which built and owned networks in multiple states throughout the U.S. prior to selling it to The Wyyerd Group in 2018. James also currently serves on the Board of Directors of three broadband related, privately held companies – On Trac, Inc (a broadband fulfillment services company based in TN); Y-Com, LLC (a broadband design & construction company based in FL); and ITC Broadband Holdings, LLC (an ISP holding company based in GA).
James Salter also served as the very first Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fiber Broadband Association (formerly the FTTH Council NA) and has been involved in the fiber broadband industry for over 20 years.
Joseph Jones (JJ) | President
Joseph is in his 20th year with On Trac and has served in many different leadership capacities during that time. JJ has provided both strategic and servant leadership which has played a big part in the company’s growth all the while maintaining its culture which centers around quality, image, customer experience, and safety.
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 is serving as the 2023 Chairman of the Board. JJ has served and chaired various committees for the past 15 years including being the Fiber Connect Conference Chairman for ten consecutive years where he oversaw 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.
Chris Horn | Chief Financial Officer
Chris is also very involved in his community by providing leadership through a wide variety of organizations and boards such as the local Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Development Board, Kiwanis Club, and the United Way.
Mark Tichenor | Chief Development Officer
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.
Tichenor oversees many areas within the company that include the strategic planning of new business development, cloud management, operational processes and procedures, and the development of new programs. Mark provides a wealth of leadership centered around planning, coordinating, and assuring the implementation of corporate strategies.
Rick McDowell | Vice President of Operations
Rick’s attention to operational detail, care and support for our clients, and the ability to lead our management team makes him such a valuable asset to our company. McDowell manages and oversees all functions and responsibilities of operations and leads the company in opportunities for professional training and development.
Scott Mull | Director of Operations
Brad Slipher | Director of Operations
Michael Hill | Vice President of Finance
Mike Hill | Senior Consultant
The last 20 years of Mike Hill’s career were co-founding On Trac, Inc. and serving as its CEO and fulfilling key leadership roles in the Fiber Broadband Association (formerly Fiber-to-the-Home Council NA). Mike 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 currently serves on the Senior Council Committee with the Association.
Mike’s current role with On Trac is Senior Consultant where he provides consultation to the Executive Team and assists with special projects.