PORTLAND, Maine (9/4/2019). Tilson, a national
network deployment and IT professional services firm, is pleased to announce that Drew Ludwick has been recently promoted to Director
of Network Services. As part of Tilson’s growing
Telecom Division, Mr. Ludwick leads a team of
highly-experienced engineers and technicians delivering turnkey design, engineering, installation, and maintenance services of wired and wireless networks to clients across the country.
Prior to joining Tilson in February
2017, Mr. Ludwick served more than 20 years in the U.S. Army developing next-generation communications networks that permanently shaped and improved
worldwide deployable and survivable Department of Defense family of networks.
“When I served with Drew in Afghanistan, he was the most talented network engineer and
technical leader I
had ever met” states Tilson CEO, Joshua Broder. “Since
coming to Tilson, I
have witnessed him bring the same integrity, work ethic and intellect to commercial projects.”
In his new role, Mr. Ludwick will
oversee the design, installation,
and maintenance of thousands of nodes across multiple
utility automated metering infrastructure (AMI) and distributed automation (DA) networks; state highway intelligent transportation system (ITS) networks; and
high-speed broadband to rural communities across the nation. Tilson’s team of networking
professionals brings decades of experience supporting smart cities, broadband
deployments, utility and grid distribution networks, as well as efforts to modernize and upgrade
public and commercial networks.
“Our mission is to bring turnkey solutions to a wider range of customers and I’m excited to continue to innovate and support Tilson’s rapid growth” Mr. Ludwick states. “The work ethic and
motivation of the team makes it
easy to step into this role as we continue to push the limits on
new technology to serve our customer’s unique networking needs.”
During his military career, Mr. Ludwick engineered and deployed complex networks and technologies, providing secure and robust communications capabilities in Afghanistan, Iraq, Europe, and throughout the Pacific Rim. He held several leadership positions of increasing rank and
Officer in Charge
of Command and Control
for the NATO Commander, Presidential
Communications Officer with the White House Communications
Agency, and as the Command Chief
Warrant Officer for the Joint Communications Support
Mr. Ludwick and Tilson’s network services team will be attending WISPAPALOOZA this year October 14, 2019 – October 19, 2019 held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure. Recognized nine consecutive years on the Inc. 5000, Tilson provides network deployment and information system professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. With over 550 employees in 23 locations nationwide, Tilson builds high-performing technology project teams who take on the largest and most impactful information infrastructure projects in the country.
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