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  • Bakutis, Alan


    Bakutis, Alan

    Contact MTUG at 207-370-5327
    Fairchild Semiconductor

    Al is the Manager of Global Enterprise Network and IT Communications for Fairchild Semiconductor. He is responsible for Fairchild's worldwide telecommunication and data networking needs and manages the WAN, LAN (wired and wireless), ISPs, VPN and remote access, PBXs, mobile devices, audio and web conferencing, email systems, security equipment, and the global help desk. Alan has worked at Fairchild for the past 10 years. Prior to Fairchild, Alan worked at AT&T for 17 years in New Jersey and Maine as a Systems Engineer and Global Account Representative. Alan has a BS degree from the University of Connecticut and a MS degree from the NYU School of Business.

    Al has served as a member of the MTUG Board since 2006 and is currently serving as Board President.

  • Bourgault, Joe


    Bourgault, Joe

    FairPoint Communications

    More biographical information to come.

  • Brown, Ron


    Brown, Ron

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    Ronald O. Brown Consulting

    Ron is a professional engineer with more than 45 years of professional experience and over 25 years as an independent IT and telecom consultant. He formerly was with GTE where he conceived, designed, and implemented the world’s first CLEC, and was National Director of Telecommunications Consulting at Coopers & Lybrand. His current practice emphasizes expert work in the areas of IT and telecommunications intellectual property, contracts, and antitrust matters. He also works actively with the University of Maine to develop new computer and telecommunications programs.

    Ron has served for more than a decade as an MTUG Board member and is also currently Vice Chair of the IEEE Communications and Computer Societies in Maine and Vice Chair of the IEEE Maine Section.

  • Buckheit, Scott


    Buckheit, Scott

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    Camden National Corporation

    Scott is the Senior Technology Officer at Camden National Corporation. He is responsible for all information technology initiatives at the bank and supporting Camden National’s infrastructure, including its wide-area and local-area networks, IP phone system, core banking system and related applications, video conferencing deployments and call center support. Scott has been at Camden National for six years. Prior to Camden National, Scott worked at Wright Express in Portland and MBNA Marketing Systems in Belfast managing their inbound call centers. Scott has worked for AT&T installing central office switches for multiple US Treasury Department locations throughout Washington, DC.  Scott is a graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.

    Scott has been involved with MTUG since 2011.

  • Drummey, Scott


    Drummey, Scott

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    Scott Drummey is a 17-year veteran of the Telecommunications & Data industry.  He started his career in the PBX industry in 1993 and in 1997 joined one of the first CLEC’s in Maine as Operations Manger.  In 2003 he joined OTT Communications (formerly Pine Tree Networks) as Field Operations and Data Engineering Manager.  He helped Pine Tree Networks roll out the first Maine Based Hosted PBX platform, which became a flagship product for the company.

    At the time of Pine Tree acquisition by OTT Scott joined the Sales Engineering side of the company and worked closely with customers and sales staff to develop solutions based on customers needs.  In the beginning of 2012 he joined the team at GWI as a Senior Sales and Product Development Engineer.  He is involved in all aspects of GWI’s explosive growth in Maine, helping them craft cloud based services over theirultra high speed Metro Ethernet network.

    Scott joined MTUG as a member in 2006.

  • Falk, Christopher


    Falk, Christopher

    Reliable Networks, a Division of OTT Communications

    More biographical information to come.

  • Farrington, Tom


    Farrington, Tom

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    The Holden Agency

    Tom first began resolving technical issues in 1986.  Since then he has continued his career from developing batch files, to programming mainframe accounting interfaces.  Today, you can find Tom working as the IT Manager at Holden Agency Insurance in Portland, directing their technology development and maintaining their existing technology infrastructure.  Tom has been with Holden Agency since 2001, prior to that he worked for Bell Atlantic as Network Administrator covering the Engineering offices throughout the State of Maine.  Tom also worked in a technical capacity at Pierce Atwood, GWI and Unum in years past.

  • Foley, John


    Foley, John

    Maine Medical Center

    More biographical information to come.

  • Heatley, Kevin


    Heatley, Kevin

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    Gorham Savings Bank

    Kevin is the Vice President for Information Technology at Gorham Savings Bank.

    Kevin has served on the MTUG Board since 2006 and is a previous Board President.

  • Ollen, Linda


    Ollen, Linda

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    New England Communications

    Linda is the Director of Operations at New England Communications, an Avaya Channel Partner located in Portland. She and her team are focused on delivering integrated telecommunications system solutions to the Northern New England Business Community along with cost effective support options. Her current responsibilities include Sales, Service and Back-Office Operations.

    Linda Ollen has worked in the telecommunications industry for more than 30 years, the last 26 in Maine. Linda began her career with New England Telephone and ventured through the various changes in the industry with AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and Avaya primarily on the systems side of the business. Linda has had management responsibilities in Sales, Technical Support, Operations, and Finance.

    Linda has served as a member of the MTUG Board of Directors since 2004.

  • Sweet, Curt


    Sweet, Curt

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    NetWorks Consulting

    Curt runs his own independent telecommunications consulting firm, NetWorks Consulting. Curt has worked for clients in the for-profit and non-profit sectors including the State of Maine, the University of Maine, Northeastern University, LL Bean, Camden National Bank, and the United Way. His expertise encompasses wired and wireless infrastructure, carrier services and contracts, and IP telephony and unified communications.

    Curt has had had a thirty year career in the telecommunications industry, working for Key Bank of Maine and the University of Southern Maine prior to founding NetWorks Consulting in 1988.

    Curt is also active in state telecom regulatory affairs, participating in Maine Public Utilities Commission proceedings and appearing before the state legislature and telecommunications industry forums.

    Curt founded MTUG in 1987, collaborating with a team of telecommunications end users in Maine, and has been involved as an MTUG Board member and/or participant ever since.

  • Weiss, Michael


    Weiss, Michael

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    Michael has worked for UNUM since 1996 and has been in his role of innovation advocate and facilitator since 2012. He has worked in a variety of programming and technical management positions for multiple industries including computer software, telephony and networking, passenger airline, and satellite research.

    Michael has a BS in Computer Science from Pennsylvania State University. He has been a member of MTUG board since 2014.