Tom Steel has a regulatory background. He served as Massachusetts Cable Television Commissioner in the 80’s and as Deputy Director of the Communications Division in the New York State PSC in the 90’s. In between he was Vice President and General Counsel of the New England Cable TV Association.
Tom joined RCN some 22 years ago as the company began to expand out of its Pennsylvania base. He handles franchising and related regulatory and governmental affairs for RCN on the East Coast and in Chicago; for Grande Communications in Texas; and, of late for WAVE Broadband in Washington State, Oregon and California.