The Lightpath
Leadership Team

Chris Morley
Chief Executive Officer

  • Chris Morley was appointed CEO in January 2021. Prior to Lightpath, Mr. Morley served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Zayo Group.
  • Mr. Morley studied at University of Denver and holds a BSBA degree in Finance.

Doug Turtz
Chief Revenue Officer

  • Doug Turtz was appointed CRO in April 2024. Mr. Turtz previously served as SVP of Sales at Lightpath, VP of Sales at Crown Castle, and SVP of Sales at Lightower.
  • Mr. Turtz holds a Bachelors degree from Washington University in St. Louis in Economics and a graduate degree from Boston University in Communications.

Massimo Cardarelli
SVP, Operations

  • Massimo Cardarelli was appointed Senior Vice President of Operations in October 2023.
  • Previously, he served in senior Operation and Engineering roles for Lightpath, Crown Castle, Lightower and AboveNet Communications. Mr. Cardarelli studied at St John’s University and holds a Bachelor of Science, Finance.

Kathleen Buchholz
SVP, Finance

  • Kathleen Buchholz joined Lightpath in April 2021 as Senior Vice President Finance/Controller. Previously, she held various financial positions at Zayo on a global scale, including CFO for Canada and Europe operations.
  • Ms. Buchholz holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Regis University and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Denver.

Tim Haverkate
SVP, Commercial Operations

  • Tim Haverkate was appointed Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations in October 2023. Previously, he served in senior Product, Sales and Finance roles for Zayo Group.
  • Mr. Haverkate holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Northern Colorado, and an MBA from University of Colorado.

Chris Yost
General Counsel

  • Chris Yost was appointed General Counsel in February 2021. Mr. Yost previously served as General Counsel and other leadership roles at Bandwidth Infrastructure Group, Zayo Group, and Level 3 Communications.
  • Mr. Yost holds a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University, and a law degree from Catholic University.

Jason Tibbs, Chief Information Officer

  • Jason Tibbs was appointed Chief Information Officer in February 2024. He previously served as CIO and other leadership roles at Wyyerd Group / Kire Systems and Zayo Group.
  • Mr. Tibbs holds a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Management from DeVry Institute of Technology.

Herb Boynton
EVP Sales

  • Herbert Boynton currently serves as Executive Vice President of Sales. He joined Lightpath as Senior Vice President of Operations in April 2021 and became Executive Vice President of Operations in February of 2023.
  • Mr. Boynton studied at Dartmouth College and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government.