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Meet The TSG Team

Meet our Affiliated Consultants


john higginsJohn E. Higgins,
RCDD, President

Mr. Higgins has over 35 years of extensive experience in project management, design/engineering, implementation and ongoing operation of multiple site systems involving state-of-the-art communication, telephone and electronic systems. Mr. Higgins specific experience includes, Private Branch Exchange (PBX) telephone systems with voice mail, copper and fiber optic conduit and cable design, installation, outside and inside plant engineering, fiber optic transmission systems, security systems, equipment installation, testing, troubleshooting and maintenance. His particular experience, in recent years, includes coordination with all building trades pertinent to the installation and continuous maintenance of communications systems. Mr. Higgins has extensive experience with design and engineering in the States of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut, New York, Florida, Iowa, Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. In the past, Mr. Higgins has held as license as a Certified BICSI Installation Program trainer and currently holds a State of Rhode Island Contractors License.

 


walt_tempWalt Butler RCDD,
Senior Technology Engineer

With over 32 years of experience in the Information Technology Industry, Mr. Butlers professional experience includes providing clients with design and application support on structured cabling systems, network electronics, data center power and cooling equipment as well as energy monitoring and management. Mr. Butler has a strong background in the design, specification and overall engineering of Information Technology Infrastructure focused on enterprise class end-user environments; placing a strong emphasis on standards based, manufacturer neutral solutions that address the specific requirements of each client’s unique demands, services, performance levels and overall desired end user experience. Additionally, Mr. Butler is an APC Integrated Design Consultant for Data Centers and is a Fluke Networks Certified Test Technician. Mr. Butler holds a State of Connecticut Telecommunications Infrastructure Layout Technician (TLT) License.


Tim Baeta,
CAD and Project Administrator

Tim Baeta provides support to company engineers in creation of all design, construction, and as-built documentation packages. Familiarity with CAD allows him to create drawings for building site plans, floor plans, systems risers, product and construction details. Tim compiles supplemental documentation for material take-offs, estimates and as-built’s. Five years of management experience allows Tim to assist with on-site project management and field coordination, providing daily field reports on job progression.


Joe Mello,
Operations Manager

Mr. Joseph “Joe” Mello has over 25 years of extensive industry experience in implementing large scale, national construction and telecommunications projects. As our Operations and Field Teams leader, he has strong planning, communications and leadership skills. Client and stakeholder communications and coordination with strong multitasking abilities allow Joe to effectively manage internal resources and project requirements with a “Can Do” attitude, ensuring projects are brought in on time while
ensuring the performance and programming criteria are met within budget.


jack higginsJack Higgins, Administrative Assistant/Communications Support

Jack is our administrative and communications coordinator for the field, engineering and sales teams.

He handles the numerous tasks necessary to keep the office running smoothly, establishing procedures and coordinating the flow of work for all TSG employees in conjunction with our Operations Manager.

Additionally Jack has taken a lead role in updating our social media and website content and the development of marketing materials and deliverables for client projects.

Internally Jack is involved with business development support and special projects, helping with sourcing vendors, and working with new and existing clients and suppliers.

With a background in environmental sciences and technologies, Jack is focused on identifying energy savings programs and initiatives as well as compliance of project specifications with applicable governmental guidelines and regulations related to green building and innovative energy initiatives.