Installation Squad is owned and operated by its founders. It is a small company with a minimum command hierarchy and a maximum of community spirit and cooperation. Despite the loose style, we are still organized by function, and the business is done logically and orderly. Every single team member in our organization has passed a thorough background and drug screen check to assure our customer safety. To provide the best experience to our customers we have a complete Satellite Broadcast and Cable Association Certified (SBCA) service staff that includes Project Managers, Field Tech Supervisors, Lead technicians and Quality Control Technicians.
Franz Spasic Co-Owner, Co-Founder & CEO
One of the two founders of Installation Squad. He holds a Magna Cum Laude Bachelordegree in business. He has been working in the satellite industry for the last 10 years, as a tech, as a sales rep and as Field Tech Supervisor. He started with one of the two largest DIRECTV dealers in USA, Direc4U.
Franz decided to launch Installation Squad on October 2007 because he recognized the need for improved leadership training and employee empowerment in the industry. Using his expertise in business management, Franz led Installation Squad to become one of the top satellite installation providers with offices in Florida and Texas. The company has constantly grown in total revenue year after year. Franz continues to lead it toward exciting new growth and the opportunities that it brings.
Gunter Spasic Co-Founder, Co-owner & Director of Operations
Has a strong background in planning, implementation and operation of telecommunication and systems projects for multinational networks. 20 years of successful track record in airlines, computer, tourist and television industries, including multinationals like Avensa and HBO; proven results in creating and negotiating business opportunities and managing start up and ongoing operations.
Outstanding results in creating and managing Help Desks and Data Disaster Recovery facilities. Excellent team leader. Goal orientated with a clear vision of objectives. Gunter holds a Bachelor of Computer Science. Is an entrepreneur and handles business development and contracts.
Manuel Ortiz Partner & COO
He joined the company in July of 2011 and became a partner (Co-owner). He holds a Bachelor Degree Computer Science And Business & Marketing Specialization. Is a business executive with extensive experience managing multifunctional teams, at multinational companies, in diverse areas such as business systems, telecommunications, marketing, sales and customer service.
Manuel has worked for more than 30 years as Telecommunication Manager in GE-Venezuela, IT Manager in Colgate Palmolive Venezuela and Operation Director at Plazas Supermarket. He has been our leading COO during the last three years, and has been working in the design and implementation of our expansion plan with DirecTV in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, and in our retail business with DirecTV.