Management Team

Custom Computer Cables’ Executive Management Team has decades of telecommunication infrastructure design, manufacturing and logistics experience. This level of experience enables Custom Computer Cables to deliver innovative, high-value solutions to the telecommunications, military, medical and energy systems markets.

Jay Chenault – President/CEO

Jay Chenault has extensive experience in the wire & cable field and has lead the Custom Computer Cables team since acquiring the company in 1999. Jay’s expertise in sales, business development and operations management, combined with a deep understanding of business communication needs, provides a strong foundation for Custom Computer Cables’ commitment to quality and value.

Prior to Custom Computer Cables, Jay owned and served in executive-level positions of several communications companies, including serving as Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Tele-Cable Communications, Inc of Richardson, Texas from 1985-1989. Following the sale of the company to GNWC in 1989, Jay continued with GNWC as Vice President with responsibility for sales, advertising, and the manufacturing division of the company. Mr. Chenault holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of North Texas.

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Rick Cecil – Partner

With more than 20 years business and leadership experience, Rick Cecil has extensive expertise in business development, operations management, sales and marketing. In addition to his position as a partner with Custom Computer Cables, Rick is a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of a private railroad, Marquette Rail and is also a private railroad consultant, specializing in marketing, operational and acquisition issues. Rick previously held the position of president and chief operating officer of StatesRail and prior to that, Rick held positions with Kyle Railways for twenty-nine years in capacities ranging from general manager to officer and principal. Mr. Cecil holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and transportation from San Francisco State University.

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Robbie Chenault – VP Operations

Robbie Chenault joined Custom Computer Cables in May 1991 as Vice President of Operations, creating the Operations and Manufacturing Division with engineering and design support responsibility. Prior to joining Custom Computer Cables, Robbie’s telecommunications experience included positions in sales and technical environments associated with the production of wire and cable assembly. Robbie Chenault holds a Bachelor of Science degree of Geology with a double minor in Biology and Math from the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Kenneth Atkins – Executive Vice President

Kenneth Atkins joined Custom Computer Cables at the time of its acquisition in 1999 with responsibility for sales. During his tenure, Kenneth has successfully developed and grown the sales organization which serves companies ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies across numerous industries. Since 2002, Mr. Atkins has held the position of EVP with responsibility for Custom Computer Cables’ sales activities, as well as driving the company’s growth and business development. Mr. Atkins holds a Bachelors of Science degree in business from Stephen F. Austin University.

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Vince Schlueter – Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Vince Schlueter has responsibility for strategic account relationships and ensuring the delivery of Custom Computer Cables’ superior service and supply capabilities. With 30 years sales and operations management experience in multiple electronics industries, including both commercial and defense related hardware verticals, Vince brings seasoned and innovative experience to the Custom Computer Cables team. Prior to joining Custom Computer Cables, Vince held positions with M/A-Com Inc (a division of Tyco Electronics) and Texas Instruments in Dallas and McKinney, Texas. Mr. Schlueter holds a degree from the University of Cincinnati.

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