January 12, 2021
NB+C Names Tom Kane CEO and Conlon McCarthy President
NB+C is proud to announce that Tom Kane has been appointed CEO and Conlon McCarthy has been named President, effective January 1, 2021.
Tom Kane, who has been with the company since 1997, previously served as the President of NB+C from 2003 to 2020. In his new role as CEO, Tom will be responsible for spearheading the organization’s strategic direction and growth. Conlon McCarthy, a member of the NB+C team since 1999, will assume the role of President, overseeing all operations and projects within the company.
In celebrating this realignment, Tom Kane remarked, “I am honored to lead NB+C and I’m excited for the future of both our company and our industry. I am also thrilled to be working side-by-side with Conlon McCarthy to take NB+C to new heights. We are incredibly fortunate to have someone of Conlon’s caliber and experience take on the role of President and support our customers and employees in only the way that NB+C can. Conlon is a hard charger, there is no one else that can do this job better than him.”
About Tom Kane, CEO
Tom Kane serves as CEO, managing the overall operations and resources of NB+C, and overseeing all high-level strategic decisions that direct the overall growth of the company.
A member of NB+C since 1997, he has held several key positions within the company, and most recently served as President of NB+C from 2003-2020. In 2007, Tom utilized the firm’s tower development capabilities and backlog to lead a successful management buyout, creating a 100% management-owned LLC. Under his leadership, the company has experienced significant growth, opened four new regional offices, and expanded its geographic reach, providing engineering, technical, and construction services to the telecommunications industry.
Tom is currently treasurer of the MD-DC Wireless Association and has served for six years on the board of directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) – Maryland Chapter. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Washington, DC/Baltimore chapter where he currently serves as its Membership Officer. Tom also serves on the Innovation and Technology Council of WIA, The Wireless Industry Association.
About Conlon McCarthy, President
Conlon McCarthy serves as the President of NB+C and oversees all projects within the company. He continues to work closely with all of NB+C’s regions to identify cross-functional efficiencies that benefit our clients.
Conlon began his career with NB+C in January of 1999 in a site acquisition role and has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout his tenure with the company. Conlon McCarthy served as Vice President of Site Development for NB+C from 2013-2020, and was responsible for operations, business development, client partnerships and employee/project performance for the company’s Site Development Division. From 2006–2012, Conlon was the Managing Director in the mid-Atlantic region, surpassing its growth targets while maintaining NB+C’s reputation as the leading wireless site development firm.
To address clients’ needs for true turnkey solutions, Conlon was instrumental in expanding NB+C into technical services in December 2007. The unit has since developed into a stand-alone division, NB+C Technical Services.