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Meet Our Management Team

Posted October 29, 2015 by Webpass

The Webpass management team is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of our company. The team possess over a decade of combined experience in operations, customer service, sales, product and software development, marketing, human resources, and finance. Check out their full bios under our “About Us” section of the website.

Charles Barr Charles founded Webpass in 2003 and has over 20 years of product development, network design and implementation experience in the telecommunications industry. Dissatisfied with the operations and products of other Internet Service Providers, he set out on his own, determined to change the negative connotations associated with the Internet.

Blake Drager Blake joined Webpass in 2006 and serves as our vice president of technology, leading our software development and network teams. Blake started his career at Webpass building systems used to deploy our Internet and providing technical support to residential customers.

Jake Stanello Jake is our Webpass jake-of-all-trades. In 2008, he headed West for a summer job at Webpass and never looked back. As the operations manager Jake oversees the construction and install teams

Brian Patton Brian has served in his current role as controller of Webpass since February 2014. As Controller of Webpass, he is responsible for the accounting and finance divisions, which encompasses the company’s financing projections, monthly & annual financial reporting, payroll, and budgeting.

Jennifer Wickliffe Jennifer joined Webpass in 2013 and brings 20 years of sales and management experience in the telecommunications industry. Jennifer is responsible for planning & implementing sales strategies, driving sales growth, leading sales training, increasing revenue, qualifying leads, and building relationships with industry influencers.

Brenton Hale Brenton is the help desk manager at Webpass and oversees both help desk and customer service teams. With 10 years of IT experience, Brenton focuses on training help desk employees, resolving customer issues, and supporting the Webpass technical team.

Tom Brownlow Tom joined Webpass in 2012 after spending a number of years in the music and entertainment industry as an audio engineer. At Webpass Tom is responsible for managing our growing team of network engineers to ensure productivity is kept high and workloads are kept manageable.

Katie Yeadon Katie joined Webpass in 2013 with over 12 years of HR and recruitment experience and was the first member of our HR team. Katie is focused on enhancing employee benefits packages, deploying a training and development program, and launching recruiting software to simplify applicant tracking and performance.

James Hamilton James joined Webpass in 2013 and oversees our software development team. At Webpass, James and his team of a full stack developers concentrate on building enterprise products and software tools that manage the Webpass network both internally and externally.

About Webpass, Inc.

Founded in San Francisco in 2003, Webpass is revolutionizing what customers can expect from their ISP. We are now part of Google Fiber thanks to our leading-edge approach. We pride ourselves on delivering simple Internet service designed around the needs of our customers. Unlike our competitors, we own and operate our Ethernet network, eliminating dependence on phone and cable companies. This successful formula has helped us quickly become one of the fastest Internet providers around. We offer business Internet connections from 10 - 1000 Mbps and residential Internet connections from 100 Mbps - 1 Gig. Webpass currently operates in the major urban markets of San Francisco, Oakland, San Diego, Miami, Chicago, Boston, and Denver. You can sign up for residential services, or contact our sales team for business service.