RYAN KECK

CEO

In 2021, Ryan became the CEO of Utilisouth, Inc. after 10 years of experience from field installation work to finance. Under his leadership, the company is pursuing a path of growth powered by a compelling vision for the future. Ryan is dedicated to serving his employees and helping them develop both personally and professionally. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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JIM KECK

President

Under Jim’s 15 years of leadership, Utilisouth, Inc. has installed more than 1,000 miles of fiber cable since 2006, supporting diverse telecommunications applications and industries. His solid reputation throughout the construction and telecommunication industries is built on more than 30 years of work leading major projects. He has owned and operated telecommunications infrastructure firm Utilisouth, Inc. for the past 14 years, including managing the installation of 80 miles of network paths as a major service provider to the Clayton County School System. Jim’s commitment to quality, customer service, and on-time delivery is shown in his management of all projects, big and small; including leading a large corporate fiber construction project in downtown Detroit during the winter months.

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JON PRUITT

VP of Operations

Jon joined Utilisouth, Inc. in 2009, and brings 20 years of diverse construction experience to the table, including 15 years of hands-on work in underground utility installations to the team. He has managed large water and sewer rehabilitation projects throughout Atlanta and completed projects supporting all major utilities except natural gas, with 50% of his work in fiber optics construction and installation. Jon is dedicated to bringing cutting edge methods and new technologies to the mix in every project by staying on top of industry trends, training opportunities, new equipment and tools, and innovative method enhancements.