DOT / ITS
Kelly Mears, Vice President of Operations – Kelly joined Utilicom in 2014 and has over 30 years experience in the telecommunications and transportation industry. She is a member of BICSI, ITS, ITE and IMSA. Prior to joining Utilicom, she worked for regional and national distributors, a DBE and as a manufacturers representative, giving her a unique perspective on the industry. Utilicom was a customer for Kelly prior to joining the team. Kelly has a BBA in marketing and sales, along with holding numerous manufacturer and industry certifications. Kelly is originally from New Orleans and has been in metro Atlanta for 30+ years. She enjoys spending time with her family, doing puzzles, reading, volunteering for various organizations and re-watching Ted Lasso.
Marc Faubert, Sr. Technical Engineer (GA, NC, SC) – A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Marc joined Utilicom in 2015 with extensive technical expertise. After working in broadcasting for a number of years with stints at NBC and CNN, Marc joined the video and surveillance industry and worked for a CCTV manufacturer for many years before leading him to this opportunity with Utilicom.
Eric Garza, Chief Estimator (GA) – Eric has been with Utilicom since our first year, and has concentrated his focus on DOT and ITS projects since 2012. Eric is our lead estimator in transportation, and holds IMSA Level II Bench Certification. He attended Kennesaw State University and proudly served in the US Marines from 2002 to 2006 with multiple tours in Iraq.
Rocky Garrison, Account Manager (AL, TN, MS) / Transportation Lead – Originally from Tennessee, he has lived in North Alabama since 1988. Rocky joined the Utilicom team in 2018 and has worked in the traffic industry in customer service in Alabama and other states for over 25 years. He has a B.S. in Business Administration and has also served bi-vocationally as a Minister of Music since 1993.
Tammy Coggins, Estimator/Inside Sales (AL, TN, MS) – A lifelong resident of Birmingham Alabama, she joined Utilicom Supply in March 2018. Having more than 30 years of experience in the traffic industry has proven to be valuable in growing our territory. Her knowledge of the products as well as her relationships with customers and vendors, have proven to be an asset to our Utilicom team. Tammy has been married to her husband Tony for 34 years. They have two sons, Lance and Blake, and one beautiful granddaughter Missy Grace.
Anabelle Gutlay, DOT Project Specialist / Business Development - Originally from the Philippines, Anabelle has called Georgia her second home. She graduated from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines with a bachelor’s degree in business Teacher Education. Anabelle joined Utilicom in February of 2022 bringing over a decade of experience in Sales and Business Development from electronic and electrical manufacturers as well as working with the Department of Transportation and its agencies throughout the Eastern US. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the guitar or reading books by Philippa Gregory.
Beth Adams, Chief Estimator (NC/SC) – Beth joined Utilicom Supply in early 2016. With almost 30 years of estimating and project management experience in the DOT, municipal, and ITS markets, Beth has already proven herself a valuable asset to the Utilicom ITS team.
Chris Golden, Sr. Technical Engineer (AL, TN, MS)
Jesse Siebel, Estimator/Project Manager – Utilicom welcomed Jesse to the team in the summer of 2016. Born and raised in the Peach State, Jesse had worked previously as a Shipping & Receiving Manager for a Georgia-based roller company and has already proven to be a valuable addition to the team. He is the proud uncle of 10 nieces and nephews and enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Outside of Utilicom you may find Jesse playing golf or the drums in his church's worship team.
Nader Badros, Estimator (SC) - Born and raised in Egypt, Nader holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and joined Utilicom in 2023. He brings 22 years of experience to the team, having previously worked as an estimator. He quickly proved to be a valuable addition to the Utilicom team. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Outside of Utilicom you may find Nader playing Soccer , watching games or enjoying the choir with his church's worship team.