Matthew Southwell has over 13 years in the telecommunications field. Matthew’s career began as a U.S Army Sergeant where he worked on tactical communication systems, Sat-Com radio systems, and deploying weekly COMSEC key changes OTAR (Over the Air Rekeying) with newly deployed radio systems during two Operation Enduring Freedom deployments. Matthew’s private sector work includes work with a Motorola radio distributor and contractor where he supported many Federal, State, and local County entities to include: Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Drug Enforcement Administration, Florida Highway Patrol, Greater Orlando Airport Authority, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Matthew joined Magellan Advisors in 2016 as a telecommunication analyst where he has contributed his knowledge and technical expertise to over 65 broadband projects. Matthew’s current role within Magellan includes analysis of client GIS data and mapping, creating conceptual network designs and costing estimates for future fiber builds. Matthew is a Certified Fiber to the Home Professional (CFHP) and holds a Business Management Degree with High Honors from Keiser University in Orlando, FL.