Mr. Frost graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology Engineering. After serving in the U.S. Army, he joined Southwestern Bell Telephone Company’s management training program in Dallas, Texas. He held various technical and marketing management positions with Southwestern Bell and AT&T. Mr. Frost received his M.S. degree in Advanced Management (AT&T’s Executive Masters Program) from Pace University in New York City. While assigned to the AT&T corporate staff in New York City, he was responsible for managing and directing a non-legal management group assigned to the coordination of the Bell System’s antitrust support activities related to terminal switching equipment. In 1979, he was appointed to a General Manager Sales position where he was responsible for developing and managing a nationwide sales force that sold AT&T’s large terminal switching equipment and network services to the nation’s largest chemical and petroleum companies. After twenty-five years with the Bell System and AT&T, Mr. Frost retired as a Sales Vice President in Houston, Texas where he was responsible for AT&T’s network services over a five-state area.
Mr. Frost incorporated Excelaris Corporation on May 1, 1987 with a corporate objective to help clients transverse into sophisticated voice and data telecommunications systems that would meet both their present and future needs. On March 1, 1993, the name of the firm was changed to Excel Telecommunications Consultants. For over sixteen years, Excel’s clients have experienced success in implementing both large and small voice and data switching systems. Excel has recommended and implemented many IBM AS/400 Systems, Compaq, Dell and IBM server systems. Also, Excel has recommended and implemented diverse routing for intercity networks utilizing T1, DS1, Voice over IP topology and Internet access networks.
Mr. Frost has provided management consulting to the Houston Chamber of Commerce, Perot Petition Committee, Perot Systems, Inc. and was a McCoy, Inc. Advisory Board member in Houston for fifteen years. He has held numerous positions with various civic organizations during his career, e.g., Houston Chamber of Commerce Board, Houston Ballet Board, Houston Economic Development Council and other various Chamber of Commerce, United Way and YMCA Boards throughout the country