Throughout his career, Mr. Heimbach has developed significant expertise in shareholder value creation through new product launches, new market creation, cost optimization and leading/integrating acquisitions. He has unique experience in serving the residential, commercial and wholesale customer segments in a multitude of services including wireline and wireless voice, video and data networks, managed services, data center colocation and telecom/IT infrastructure sales and service.
Mr. Heimbach currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Shentel (NASDAQ:SHEN), an integrated communications provider serving the mid-atlantic region of the United States through three distinct business segments: wireless, cable and wireline. Prior to joining Shentel, Dave served as an operating advisor for Oak Hill Capital Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm active in the Technology, Media and Telecom markets. Prior to advising Oak Hill, Mr. Heimbach served as Chief Operating Officer of Rise Broadband, the country’s largest fixed wireless broadband provider based in Englewood, Colorado. Dave began his career with Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) and held several executive positions over an 11+ year period including Chief Operating Officer, Sr. VP/GM for Business Markets, VP/GM for Evolve Business Solutions and VP, Product Development.
Mr. Heimbach earned his B.S. degree in Information and Telecommunications Systems from Ohio University and is a member of Young President’s Organization (YPO). He has served on several for-profit and non-profit boards of directors and is currently an investor and active board member of Subsentio, a privately held trusted third party service bureau that helps telecommunications carriers and Internet providers meet their law enforcement assistance obligations.