Diane has been actively involved with Team Fishel and its operations throughout her life as an owner and daughter of founder, Ken Fishel. As Chairman, Diane is responsible for all executive management aspects of Team Fishel including the direct reporting relationships with the Board of Advisors and the President/CEO.
B.S. Denison University
Chief Executive Officer
John joined Team Fishel as Corporate Controller in 1983. In 1989, John was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. He was promoted to Vice President of the Western Region in 1992, to the office of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 1998, and to his current position as President & CEO in 2001. John is currently responsible for all operating areas of the Company. John also sits on the Board of Advisors for Team Fishel. In June 2020, John completed 17 years on the Board of Advisors for his alma mater, Capital University.
B.S. Capital University M.B.A. Capital University Workingman’s PhD, 37 Years of Service
Ken joined Team Fishel in 2001 as the Director of Information Services. In March 2004, Ken was promoted to Vice President & Chief Information Officer. Ken is currently responsible for managing the Kentucky and Technologies operations, Columbus Fibernet LLC, MetroDuct Systems (OH & VA), and Dublink Development Company, LLC. In 2019, Ken completed a 10-year term as a member of the advisory board for the American Red Cross of Greater Columbus.
Prior to joining Team Fishel, Ken was the Chief Information Officer for The W.W. Williams Company, one of the nation’s oldest and largest industrial distribution firms.
B.S. The Ohio State University
Executive Vice President & COO
Randy joined Team Fishel in June 1976 as a laborer in Dayton, Ohio. He was promoted to several positions including Foreman and Area Manager. In April 1998, Randy was promoted to the position of Vice President Central Region. In January 2009, Randy was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Randy is very knowledgeable in deep trench excavations, plowing, large-diameter boring, and directional drilling.
Workingman’s PhD, 44 Years of Service
Vice President Mid Atlantic Region
Scott began his career in June 1975 as a laborer in the Dayton, Ohio area. He was promoted to Operator and Foreman before being named Columbus Area Manager in 1989. In April 1998, Scott was promoted to Vice President, Midwest Region. Scott’s range of expertise includes telecom, gas and electric distribution systems. Scott has also been actively involved in the Teammate Development program and helped design Team Fishel’s Field Supervision 1 training program for the O’Fishel University. Scott is currently overseeing the Pennsylvania and Virginia operations.
Workingman’s PhD, 45 Years of Service
Vice President Western Region
Bill joined Team Fishel in 1976 as a laborer in our Louisville, Kentucky office. He was quickly promoted to Operator and then Foreman in Louisville. Bill transferred to Houston, Texas as a Project Manager and then to Phoenix, Arizona as the Area Manager. In April 1998, Bill was promoted to his current position of Vice President, Western Region. Bill has expert knowledge in the areas of telephony and cable television.
Workingman’s PhD, 44 Years of Service
Vice President Central Region & California
Scott joined Team Fishel in 1994 as a Safety Coordinator for the Southeast Region in Atlanta. Scott has served as a Division Manager for the Denver Operations, Supervisor, Estimator and Director of Business Development in Dallas, and Area Manager in Indiana. He was promoted to Vice President of Florida in June 2004, and Vice President of the Central Region in 2009.
B.S. Miami University Workingman’s PhD, 26 Years of Service
Vice President Southeast Region
Vance joined Team Fishel in April 1993 as a Supervisor in Georgia. He later moved to Nashville, Tennessee as a Project Manager before relocating to Central Florida. In 1998, Vance was promoted to Division Manager and Area Manager in 1999. He was promoted to Regional Manager of Florida in 2001 and received the Gray Eagle Award for Outstanding Performance and Leadership Development. In 2010, Vance again received the Gray Eagle Award. Vance was promoted to Vice President of the Southeast Region in January 2012.
Workingman’s PhD, 27 Years of Service
Vice President Ohio & Kentucky
Mike began his career in the summer of 2001 as a laborer while attending college. After graduation, Mike was a Safety Coordinator in Team Fishel’s operation in California. He returned to Ohio in July 2005 as a supervisor, then promoted to Division Manager in 2009, and Area Manager in 2013. Mike is a 2009 graduate of the Jeff Keeler Leadership Academy. Mike was promoted to Vice President of the Ohio operation in January 2019.
B.A. Ohio University
Vice President Nevada
Tim started his career in 1985 as a laborer in Dayton, Ohio. Since then Tim has been promoted to the positions of Gas Coordinator, Supervisor, Division Manager, Area Manager and Regional Area Manager for the Ohio and Pennsylvania operations. Tim was awarded the Gray Eagle Award for Outstanding Performance and Leadership Development for 2013. Tim was promoted to Vice President of the Las Vegas, Nevada operation in January 2019.
Workingman’s PhD, 35 Years of Service
Vice President & CFO
Paul was hired as Corporate Controller and his responsibilities included finance, accounting, human resources, information systems, and risk management. In 1998, he assumed the additional responsibilities of Director of Information Systems. Paul was promoted to his current position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2001. Paul also serves as the Secretary and Treasurer of The Fishel Company.
B.A. The Ohio State University M.B.A. The Ohio State University - Fisher School of Business Workingman’s PhD, 29 Years of Service
Vice President & CIO
Scott joined Team Fishel in 2005 as a Sr. Project Manager in the Information Services department. In December 2008, Scott was promoted to Director, Information Services, responsible for managing Team Fishel’s information systems including Network, Telecom, Infrastructure, Security and Software Development. Scott was promoted to Vice President and CIO in January 2016.
Prior to joining Team Fishel, Scott was a Product Development Manager for Document Imaging Solutions, an electronic document and workflow management software company.
B.S. Ohio University
Vice President, Safety & Human Resources
Craig joined Team Fishel in 2000 as the Director of Human Resources & Safety. Craig has been instrumental in reducing our OSHA statistics by implementing and strengthening our training curriculum. Throughout his career, Craig has provided exceptional leadership that has resulted in critical business outcomes. Craig and his Team’s contributions include creating a safety culture built on being Accident Free, developing leaders at all levels through the Jeff Keeler Leadership Academy, and encouraging our Teammates’ well-being through our innovative Wellness Program. Craig was promoted to Vice President in January 2016.