Dean Flora is the president and one of the founders of PRG. In his leadership role, he provides strategic and operational oversight to PRG's management team, with whom he supports and challenges to find, establish, and expand new lines of business across its national footprint. Throughout his career, Dean has overseen projects focused toward increasing efficiency and effectiveness of field quality control activities, risk and trend based sampling of workmanship, cost effectiveness, and more recently, developing new service offerings based on market needs of PRG's clients. Dean holds a civil engineering degree (BSCE) from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree (MBA) from the University of Denver. Dean also is a registered professional engineer (PE) in several states.
Bryan has nearly 20 years in the communications industry working in broadband, cable television, and wireless phone, the last decade of which have been at PRG. He currently oversees all construction and outside plant operations for PRG. Bryan brings experience and perspective from working with many of the major service providers across the country. He also spent three years in the international audit group of MediaOne working and managing engagements around the world. He currently lives in New York City and has a BS BA majoring in accounting and finance from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
Troy possesses close to two decades of communications experience in both satellite and cable television. Working in the Outside Plant Damage industry, Troy directs all aspects of the business from recovery and research to operations, program management and business development. Prior to joining PRG, Troy spent more than five years with EchoStar Satellite, LLC in Denver, Colorado where he worked in operations as a commercial key accounts manager for their national MDU program. In addition to his cable and satellite experience, he also has an extensive background in public and media relations. Troy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Technical Journalism from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
Kyle is the head of Finance and Accounting for PRG. Prior to joining the company, he rotated through corporate finance roles at AT&T, DIRECTV, Qwest, and Progress Energy. In these roles, he gained expertise in operations support, investor relations, treasury, financial planning and analysis, business analysis, and product profitability. Between undergraduate and graduate studies, Kyle managed environmental litigation at Travelers Insurance Co. He completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics, cum laude, at the University of Colorado and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Finance concentration at Wake Forest University. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Kyle serves on the boards of Love, Light, and Melody, a non-profit organization focused on shining light on vulnerable children and issues they face, and the University of Colorado Alumni Board of Advisors.
Cyndi Tauer has joined PRG as the Head of Human Resources. Cyndi is an established, results-driven leader and brings more than 15 years of experience in aligning people, processes and human capital strategy to drive business growth. Prior to joining the company, Cyndi has held multiple HR leadership roles with several companies ranging from small local start-ups to large global organizations. As Head of Human Resources, Cyndi will modernize and improve our people processes, elevate our employee experience and deliver programs in support of our growth strategies. A Denver native, Cyndi holds the SPHR designation and has a B.A. in Finance.
Doug has over 25 years of experience in the cable and telecommunications industry where he has worked with all aspects of the business including installation, service, and construction. Most recently, he spent the last six years of his career managing multiple construction projects throughout the Southeast region encompassing the Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee for PRG’s Construction Project Management division. Prior to joining PRG, Doug spent almost fifteen years in construction management in the Washington, D.C. area where he worked on large-scale system upgrades, fiber reinforcement projects, cell tower backhaul, and MDU construction. Utilizing his expertise in telecommunications, Doug has cultivated extensive relationships with service providers throughout the industry. His technical background and experience make him a subject matter expert and accredited leader within the industry. He is also a member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.
Steve has over thirteen years of communications experience working in CATV, fiber optic and satellite systems. He joined PRG in 2012 and has since spent his time managing large scale projects with a focus on program management and process improvement. He began his PRG career managing system upgrades and network expansion projects in the northeast and currently oversees fiber deployment projects nationwide. Prior to PRG, Steve owned and operated a communications construction and engineering company specializing in MDU turnkey projects for many industry leaders. He also spent four years with DirecTV as an operations manager overseeing tech ops, customer service, quality control, and materials management. Additionally, he spent some time as a subcontractor for Comcast Cable working on outside plant construction and customer installations.
Lou has been working in Network Operations, Deployment, Construction, Sales Support and Business Development for 25 years. In the mid-90’s he lead the design and buildout of one of the first privately-owned, national ISP backbones for IDT Corp. As VP of Operations at OnSite Access, a CLEC, he was responsible for teams that deployed infrastructure and services to 22 markets, wiring over 350 million square feet of commercial office space in less than four years. As Vice President of Global Service Delivery at Deutsche Telekom, his team had responsibility for service delivery to Europe and Asia. Lou owned and operated a construction company for eight years before accepting the position of Director of Construction Project Management for the Northeastern United States at Project Resources Group where he currently leads a great team serving the largest northeast providers in all aspects of network construction management and service delivery.
Nestor has over 40 years of telecommunications experience working in all facets of outside plant construction in the cable television industry. Nestor joined PRG in 2018 after 12 years as Sr. Director of Regional Construction for Time Warner Cable and Charter Spectrum based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, where his responsibilities included overseeing construction operations, project management and production reporting. Prior to that, he spent almost 28 years working in progressively responsible construction leadership positions for various major MSO’s throughout many Florida markets, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has established an extensive track record of consistently delivering results on a wide-range of outside plant construction projects including network upgrades and rebuilds. In 2015, Nestor was appointed by the Governor of North Carolina as an inaugural member of the NC Underground Damage Prevention Board on which he served for two years. He is also a member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.
A.J. is the Director of the Power & Gas Division for PRG’s Outside Plant Damage Department. He has worked in various industries across the U.S. as well as overseas. He spent several years as a lead instructor for a technical trade institute in Phoenix, AZ before changing career paths and working for various governmental agencies, including some outside of the contiguous United States. He has also worked in the medical field and still holds several medical licenses in several capacities that include: Licensed EMT, HAZMAT First Responder, Tactical Combat Casualty Care-TCCC certified, American Red Cross Instructor, worked for EMS Agency in Michigan as well as a combat medic OCONUS. AJ has an extensive background in health and safety as well as in managing large-scale projects. He began his employment with PRG in 2015 as a Field Damage Specialist in the state of Michigan on the cable side where he quickly grew the market and transitioned into the Northeast Regional Manager role the following year. A.J. assumed the reigns of PRG’s OPD Power & Gas field operations at the onset of that new business reach for the company in the middle of 2017 before being named Director in 2020.