"Wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then."

Bob Seger

Paul C Braam / President & CEO

Paul Braam, a life-long resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin launched Elite Broadband Solutions, Inc., in 2005. It is Mr. Braam's third business endeavor within the CATV / Broadband industry since 1989. Mr. Braam is serving as the company’s President and CEO.

In 1991, Mr. Braam founded Great Lakes Cable Communications, Inc., a broadband contracting company. He served as the company's President and COO for 14 years. Through his strategic and financial planning, Great Lakes Cable launched successful ventures in major markets from the East to West coast. Mr. Braam led Great Lakes Cable to solid revenue growth from 1991 through 2005. Under his leadership, the Milwaukee Association of Commerce distinguished Great Lakes Cable as a “Future 50 Company” in consecutive years, 1998 and 1999. In 2005 when Great Lakes Cable was sold, it employed over 160 technicians and an administrative and management staff totaling over 50 employees.

Great Lakes Cable was the first CATV contractor in the state of Wisconsin, and one of the first in the US to provide a 100% employee based workforce to the MSO's. This enabled Great Lakes Cable to attract some of the most talented and sought after management and technical personnel in the broadband industry.

Mr. Braam has vast experience in business development, operations management, accounting, as well as design and implementation of support infrastructure. Mr. Braam’s development and deployment of the most advanced computerized tracking software system in the Broadband industry, allowed Great Lakes Cable to become a leader in the areas of on-time guarantees, completion rates and reduced material costs to their clients as well as increased productivity from their technicians.

Previous experience includes founding and serving as President of Braam Communications, Inc., (currently d.b.a., Advance Communications Specialists) a contracting firm specializing in Broadband Installations, Structured Wiring and Underground Construction. Prior to founding Braam Communications, Mr. Braam spent 10 years as an Independent Contractor serving the cable TV industry throughout the mid-west.

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