Mr. Solomon has 14 years of operating and entrepreneurial experience, and 13 years of public accounting experience. He is a Founder of Meritage and currently serves as a Director of Meritage portfolio companies Diveo Broadband Networks and IP Commerce. Additionally, he is the Executive Chairman of NuVox. He joined NuVox as CEO concurrent with Meritageâ€™s investment in November 1999 and has grown the company from annual revenue of less than $200,000 to over $530 million. Prior to NuVox, Mr. Solomon served as CFO at Brooks Fiber Properties immediately following the Companyâ€™s formation in 1993 until its sale to WorldCom in 1998 for $3.4 billion. From 1981 to 1993, Mr. Solomon was in public accounting with KPMG.