Board of Directors
Brett Lindsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Everstream
Brett Lindsey was named President and CEO of Everstream in 2014. In 2018, Mr. Lindsey facilitated the sale of Everstream to AMP Capital, a global investment manager headquartered in Australia. With this investment, Everstream is working to expand its network through greenfield builds in new and existing markets as well as strategic acquisitions of fiber networks. Through the prior acquisitions of Great Lakes Comnet (GLC) and Comlink in June 2016 and Lynx Network Group in February 2017, Mr. Lindsey more than tripled the size of the organization within less than 12 months. Previously as Chief Operations Officer of OneCommunity, Mr. Lindsey oversaw the $100 million expansion of the network that later became Everstream. Mr. Lindsey brings more than 25 years of experience in successful operations management and business development efforts for venture-backed organizations to the Fortune 500. He has extensive experience in the telecom industry, having served as President of Elantic Telecom and Chief Operations Officer of Vox Mobile. Mr. Lindsey also held management positions with City Signal Communications, Qwest Communications, XO Communications and Williams Communication Systems.
Chris Morley, Everstream Board Member
Chris Morley most recently was part of the Zayo executive leadership team from 2009 through 2017. Zayo completed more than 40 successful acquisitions and over $20 billion of capital raises, culminating in the company’s 2014 IPO. During his tenure, Zayo grew from 100 employees to 4,000 and from less than $100 million in revenue to $2.5 billion with $1.3 billion of EBITDA. Today Zayo has an enterprise value of $15 billion representing a 7X return on invested equity. The company grew to become the largest independent global communications infrastructure provider with assets in the United States, Canada and Western Europe. At Zayo, Mr. Morley served in several capacities most recently as Chief Operating Officer overseeing Zayo’s primary operating business units Dark Fiber Services, zColo (Data Center unit) and Transport Services and Sales & Marketing teams. He was Co-COO of Zayo 2015 through 2016; President, Sales and Marketing during 2014 and 2015; and President of various operating business units from 2010 through 2014. Mr. Morley joined the company in 2009 and served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Product Management for the Zayo Bandwidth business unit until December 2010. From 2008 until joining the company in 2009, Mr. Morley acted as an independent consultant advising operating companies and private equity investors on strategy, merger and acquisition due diligence, execution, and operational improvements. During 2006 and 2007, Mr. Morley served as part of the management team for One Communications Corporation, serving as Chief Integration Officer and the Executive Vice President of Operations and Networks. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Morley served as part of the executive leadership team for Conversent Communications, as Executive Vice President of Operations and Engineering. Mr. Morley received his B.S. in Finance from the University of Denver.
Dylan Foo, Partner and Head of Americas Infrastructure Equity, AMP Capital
Dylan Foo is a Partner in the Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) and also serves as Head of the Americas overseeing sourcing, execution and managing infrastructure investments across the Americas region. He is a voting member on the GIF Investment Committee, which successfully closed $2.5 billion in capital commitments in 2016. He is also an Alternate Member on the Global Infrastructure Debt Fund. He has successfully executed infrastructure transactions across the globe, and was directly responsible for AMP Capital’s investment and growth strategy in the Americas having led every transaction including Capistrano Wind Farms and ITS ConGlobal (ITSCG). Mr. Foo has also served on the board of a number of Portfolio companies, including Smarte Carte (Chairman), Chicago Millennium Garages, Angel Trains (UK) and Kenyeri Hydro. He was previously based in London, where he was focused on originating transport-related assets and responsible for the first investment into the offshore transmission sector. Prior to joining AMP Capital in 2006, he worked at Westpac Bank, assessing the financial and commercial viability of e-Business acquisitions, and at Morgan Stanley in London. Mr. Foo holds a Bachelor of International Business degree from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia, and a Masters of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University, Australia.
Andrew Kirby, Vice President, Infrastructure Equity, AMP Capital
Andrew Kirby is a Vice President in AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Equity team in New York. Mr. Kirby joined AMP Capital in 2014 to provide analytical support across origination, asset management and portfolio management activities and is actively involved in sourcing and executing investments across a number of infrastructure sub-sectors in North America. Mr. Kirby has extensive transaction experience, with a primary focus on the communications and transportation sectors. He has been a director on the board of Millennium Garages since AMP Capital’s acquisition in May 2016. Previously, Mr. Kirby spent more than six years as an analyst and associate in Rothschild’s Mergers & Acquisitions group in New York covering Infrastructure & Energy, including a two-year secondment to Rothschild’s London office. Mr. Kirby holds a B.A. in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University.