Rochester, N.Y. – July 22, 2019 – Greenlight Networks, the fastest fiber-to-the home provider in New York State, today announced the addition of Philip A. Jones as Chief Financial Officer. In this newly created position at Greenlight, Jones will oversee the accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, investor relations and financing functions for the company.
Jones joins Greenlight from Document Security Systems, an $18 million publicly traded company headquartered in Rochester, NY, where he served for 14 years as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was Controller for American Fiber Systems, a fiber optic networking business.
A seasoned financial and executive leader, Jones has a proven track record of helping businesses scale and grow. “I’m extremely pleased to welcome Phil to our team,” said Greenlight President Mark Murphy. “Phil brings critical skills to our finance and accounting team from his experience at several growing companies where he was instrumental in providing the finance vision, strategy and leadership to help organizations get to the next level. This experience will be instrumental to Greenlight as we rapidly grow and expand.”
Commented Jones, “I am very excited to be joining Greenlight. I have admired the business from afar and like many in Rochester, am eager for their service. Everyone at the company has a passion for the product and the opportunity in front of Greenlight. I look forward to working with Mark and his team, along with Greenlight’s committed investors, board and advisors, as we accelerate the expansion of Greenlight in Rochester and beyond.”
Jones has also held finance and accounting positions at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Zapata Corporation, Arthur Anderson, and Bonadio & Co. He is a CPA (nonactive), holds a Master of Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s in Economics from SUNY Geneseo.
About Greenlight Networks, LLC
Greenlight Networks is an ultra-high-speed, broadband service provider, offering residential and small business customers Internet speeds up to a 2 Gigabit per second (2,000 Mbps). Based in Rochester, NY and founded in 2011, the company builds, owns and operates its fiber-optic networks to provide amazingly fast Internet connections to its customers. For more information on the company, or to sign-up for service, please visit GreenlightNetworks.com or find it on Facebook.com/GreenlightNetworks, and @GreenlightFiber on Twitter.