Our technology clients are executing digital transactions at the speed of light. Likewise, Telx’s operations and customer support teams and their respective capabilities must keep pace with this level of execution to meet our clients’ everyday mission critical requirements. Across the organization Telx teams have proven their ability to rise to the challenge and broaden their capacities as our customer base and their associated requirements grow. As its Chief Executive Officer, I am responsible for setting the strategic direction as well as leading and supporting its execution across all departments and functions.

Chris has over 24 years of experience in the finance and communications industries. From June 2007 to August 2013 Chris served as President and CFO of Telx. Prior to Telx, Chris was responsible as CFO, COO and ultimately Principal Executive Officer for leading the finance, operating and corporate strategy for Motient Corporation, a leading satellite services company developing expansive communications platforms in North America. Before Motient, he served in varying financial and operational consulting capacities for communications client as part of Communications Technology Advisors (CTA). Before CTA, he was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer for a competitive telecommunications company, BroadStreet Communications. Prior to his operational roles, Chris spent 10 years in investment banking executing corporate finance transactions in the communications sector at Daniels & Associates, LP and Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. He holds an MBA from New York University and a BA from Dartmouth College.

Leadership

Chris Downie

Chris Downie

Chief Executive Officer
John Abbot

John Abbot

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Terlizzi

Michael Terlizzi

Executive Vice President, Engineering & Construction
Anthony Rossabi

Anthony Rossabi

Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Strategy
Clayton Mynard

Clayton Mynard

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Hector Hernandez

Hector Hernandez

Senior Vice President, Operations & Service Delivery
Debbie McAdam

Debbie McAdam

Vice President, Human Resources

Board of Directors

CJ Brucato

Director
C. J. Brucato joined ABRY in 1996. He has been involved in a variety of media, communications, and business and information services investments, including data center... Read More

Tomer Yosef-Or

Director
Tomer, is a Principal with ABRY Partners, a Boston based private equity firm focused on investing within the media, communications and business and information services... Read More

Larry Hamelsky

Director
Larry originally joined Berkshire Partners in 1994 as an Associate and returned to Berkshire in 1998 after graduating from business school. He became a Managing Director in... Read More

Elizabeth Hoffman

Director
Beth joined Berkshire Partners in 2003 and became a Managing Director in 2011. Prior to Berkshire, she worked for six years in venture capital, including a number of years at... Read More

John P. Kelly

Director
John joined Berkshire Partners as an Advisory Director in 2010. He was most recently Executive Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Crown Castle International... Read More

Jesper Andersen

Director
Jesper Andersen is an independent Technology Executive and Advisor. Holder of a master’s degree in computer science from Aalborg University in Denmark, Andersen has made a... Read More

Bill Fathers

Director
Fathers is currently the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit at VMware and has over 16 years of industry experience building... Read More

Christopher Turco

Director
Christopher “Kip” Turco joined ABRY from Windstream Communications (WIN) where he developed and operated their national data center business.  Prior to that, he worked for... Read More

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