Press Release: Decisive Communications CFO Named One of Baltimore SmartCEO’s 2016 Future 50 Award Winners

December 8, 2015 08:49 AM

Ijamsville, MD - Decisive Communications, a turn-key solution based organization that provides a full suite of services in the telecommunications industry, today announced that the company’s Executive Vice President and CFO, Richard W. Sander, Jr., will be recognized at Baltimore SmartCEO’s 2016 Future 50 Awards in January. The awards program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies.

“I am honored to be recognized as one of this 2016’s SmartCEO Future 50 award winners,” said Sander. “Our team works each and every day to improve what we do for our customers, grow our business and get closer to becoming the company we envision for the future. We provide our customers, from New England to the Southeast, with the best telecommunications service possible and I’m proud to work alongside our team of highly motivated experts in that effort.”

As one of this year’s Future 50 award winners, Sander will be profiled in the 2016 January/February issue of Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine. The Future 50 award winners will also be celebrated at a black-tie awards gala on January 21, 2016 at the Hunt Valley Inn.

This year’s winners generate $1.67 billion in annual revenue and employ 14,498 individuals in Greater Baltimore.

 “Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most challenging and fun things an entrepreneur can do. Whether they’re just starting out or rapidly trying to scale an established operation, this year’s Future 50 winners have executed their growth visions year after year, created job opportunities and made our region a better place to work and live,” says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO Events. “There is nothing these amazing entrepreneurs can’t do if they put their minds to it. We honor them for their unwavering determination to rise above the rest and build the future of our region, our nation, and the world at large.”

This is the second consecutive year Decisive Communications has been honored with a Future 50 award. In 2015, Decisive Communications CEO Timithy B. Harwood was recognized with the award.

Headquartered in Ijamsville, Md., Decisive Communications serves multiple locations in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States, providing services from New England to Georgia for MSOs including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cox Communications. Decisive Communications also provides an array of services for government clients and commercial retail companies, such as Level 3 Networks, T-Mobile Communications and Walgreens.

Decisive Communications provides customers versatile and carefully-managed workforces in the following areas: Broadband Fulfillment Services, Fulfillment Support Services, Construction, Engineering and Construction Management, Fiber Restoration, Specialty Services, Technical Staffing and Information Technology Development and Use, all designed to create an end-to-end experience for their clients.

About the Future 50 Awards:

The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing mid-sized companies and 10 small “Emerging Growth” companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. The winners are profiled in the January/February issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an  awards ceremony in January.

About SmartCEO:

SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.

About Decisive Communications:

Decisive Communications is a turn-key solution based organization providing a full suite of services in the telecommunications industry. Founded in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2004, Decisive Communications now provides services from New England to the Southeast. Decisive Communications has earned a reputation for their exceptional customer care and knowledge of state-of-the-art technology. In addition to MSO clients such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Metrocast and Cox Communications, Decisive Communications also provides services for commercial retail companies and a number of state and federal government entities. For more information, visit

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