Kelly C. Dyer is a lifelong resident of Indiana and has been employed in the telecommunications industry for over 33 years. After attending Vincennes University majoring in Electronics, he began his career as a central office Technician with Daviess-Martin County Rural Telephone Corporation, dba RTC Communications, a small Local Exchange Carrier in rural southwestern Indiana. He served in various capacities within this organization while attending night classes in Business Management, quickly rising to its top management position. During his 18 year tenure as Executive VP and General Manager of Daviess-Martin, he created several new ventures for the corporation, including a subsidiary to provide Direct Broadcast Satellite Television and ISP services along with participating in a cellular partnership. These new ventures and the expansion of the corporation’s core services transformed Daviess-Martin into a multifaceted telecommunications company.
It was while employed at Daviess-Martin that he became the first Chairman of the Management Committee of Indiana Fiber Network, LLC or IFN in March of 2002. He was ultimately responsible for the establishment of the corporation including the recruitment of investor/owners, obtaining outside consultants, oversight and development of the business plan and obtaining the loan required to start the new corporation. On January 1, 2004 he became the first full time employee of IFN, becoming its President and CEO.
During his 33 year career, he has served on various committees and held different offices within state and national organizations including Chairman of the Indiana Exchange Carrier Association, Second Vice-Chairman of the Indiana Telecommunications Association. He currently holds the Office of Vice President of INDATEL Services, LLC.