Our leadership prides itself on being forward-thinking, collaborative, and committed to finding the innovative solutions that give our customers the freedom to reach their full potential.
We’re in the business of you
We’ve re-engineered our entire company operations to put you – our customer – at the very center of what we do. We also invest in the communities of our customers by hiring local technicians and managers and by continually upgrading our network infrastructure. With offices in 28 states and over 43k route miles of fiber, we are here to help make your business successful. As one of the largest independent fiber network companies in US, Segra has a broad and dense service footprint nationwide. Segra is known for its next-generation infrastructure, cloud, security, voice and data technology solutions that can be customized for businesses of different sizes and wholesale transport services to some of the world’s largest carriers. Our network features the latest advances in IP, Ethernet, and dark fiber architectures, as well as high performance data centers.
To overcome. To prevail. To win.
Segra owns and operates one of the nation’s largest fiber networks and provides best-in-class broadband and data security solutions nationwide.
Built on a 150-year legacy of connectivity, Segra is one of the nation’s largest independent fiber network companies. With a network that spans across 28 states in the US, Segra has a broad and dense service footprint that provides state-of-the-art Ethernet, MPLS, dark fiber, advanced data center services, IP and managed services, voice and cloud solutions, all backed by industry-leading security, service and reliability.
Articles of Excellence
Our core values are represented in what we call our "Articles of Excellence,' and reflect the deep sense of purpose we bring to work every day.
We are honest with ourselves and with others. We earn trust every day. We do what is right, we follow through, and we never compromise our values.
Be the Customer
We know that without our customers, our company goes away. We listen, we have empathy, we show respect. We make every conversation count. We go the extra mile to make every experience memorable.
Build the Bonds
1 + 1 = 3 is what makes us great. We seek the wisdom of others. We share our talents and we collaborate in continuum. We know that “command and control” never works. For it is only as a team that we achieve common goals.
We adjust and we evolve. We expect shifts and we find solutions. We are flexible, open-minded, and we iterate constantly. We celebrate the victories and we learn from the losses.
Light the Fire
We empower ourselves through education and self-improvement. And we empower those around us to achieve their potential. We are responsible risk takers who seek information and search for the right tools.
Set the Pace
In our quest for innovation, we are bold, competitive, and confident. We test boundaries, we question the status quo, and we push beyond expectations. We are unafraid of what lies ahead.
Choose to Win
Whether we are laying new fiber routes, closing a million-dollar deal, or answering the phone, we take pride in all that we do. We study and understand the challenges. We strategize on a game plan. And then, we find a way to win.
Create a Legacy
We create value for our customers, our employees, and our owners. By doing so, we establish a heritage of reliable infrastructure, constant innovation, and good stewardship.
Meet our leadership team
Kevin T. Hart
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin serves as CEO of Segra + UPN. Previously he was with Cox Communications for 11 years and most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Technology Officer. Before joining Cox Communications, Kevin was the Chief Information Officer for both Clearwire and for Level 3 Communications.
Chief Operating Officer
Chad Senglaub is Chief Operating Officer with Segra + UPN. He has over 17 years of telecommunications management experience with companies such as Frontier Communications, Giantloop Networks, and most recently, he spent 10 years at tw telecom, last serving as Senior Director of Field Operations. As COO he has responsibility for Network Architecture, Fiber Construction, Field Operations, IT, Customer Support, and Business Analytics. Chad earned a degree in Engineering Technologies from Alfred State College and attended the University of Rochester for Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Tim manages the company finances including financial planning, accounting and procurement. Most recently, Tim served as Senior Vice President of Finance at Cox Communications, where he has held roles of progressing responsibility in Business Operations and Finance. Prior to that, he worked in finance for InterContinental Hotels, ProAct Technologies and Gas Authority of Georgia.
Chief Legal Officer
Robin manages all legal and regulatory affairs of the company. Previously, she was the Assistant Vice President, Associate General Counsel – Commercial at Cox Enterprises, Inc. Prior positions include Counsel at SBC/Ameritech (now, AT&T) and Attorney at AT&T Corporation, with a focus on marketing law. She began her legal career as an Associate at the law firm of Jones, Day in their Corporate and Finance Group.
Chief Technology Officer
Scott oversees Segra + UPN’s network planning, product strategy as well as all engineering functions, and Data Center. Previously, Scott was Vice President of Network Operations and Engineering, Vice President of Network and Field operations for Lumos Networks, Vice President of Network Management for AboveNet, and Director of Network Operations at Metromedia Fiber Networks. Additionally, Scott held various management positions at MCI.
Chief Marketing Officer
As Segra + UPN’s Chief Marketing Officer, Zenita is part of our transformational growth plan, responsible for all corporate marketing functions. Previously she has served in various Marketing roles in the cable industry with Jerrold/General Instrument, Motorola and most recently as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers(SCTE®), a subsidiary of CableLabs®.
Chief People Officer
Vonya is responsible for driving a work culture that embodies Segra + UPN’s mission and core values while fostering employee satisfaction and maximizing workforce potential. Prior, Vonya worked for Cox Communications in several roles, including VP People Solutions and Director of Human Resources.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Rose leads and implements the vision and strategy of Segra + UPN’s information systems and infrastructure. Rose has served in the telecommunications and cable industry for over 25 years and has a successful track record delivering complex technology and business transformation projects. Prior, she held various leadership positions at Cox Communications including most recently Vice President, Product and Technology. Before Cox, Rose was a Vice President at CapGemini where she led large business transformation programs for CapGemini’s Communications clients in the US and Europe.