Chief Executive Officer
Joshua Broder serves as CEO and is the majority owner of Tilson, which under his leadership, has grown from less than 10 employees to 150 in five years. From 2010-2013, Josh led several large, successful Recovery Act funded technology infrastructure projects in New England for Tilson that included 2,300 new miles of fiber optic cable and 7,000 smart grid wireless nodes. Josh is an industry leader in small cell and oDAS deployment for cellular carriers. Josh cut his teeth in leadership and technology as an Army Signal Officer on missions in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia, where he was awarded the Bronze Star for service in Afghanistan running the tactical communications network in support of US and coalition forces. Josh holds a Bachelor's degree from Middlebury College, is a distinguished military graduate of the University of Vermont's Military studies program and is a member of Leadership Maine's Omicron class. Josh is also a graduate of AT&T's Operation Hand Salute at JFK University. Josh serves on the boards of Kleinschmidt Associates (a multi-national engineering firm), the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and is a corporator for Bangor Savings Bank. Josh is an active member of the Construction Financial Managers Association (CFMA).