Joe Canavan – CEO
Joe Canavan is Chief Executive Officer of Blue Stream Fiber and responsible for the operations of the entire company. He is a customer-focused leader with a diverse background in operations, sales, business development, marketing, product management and engineering. His unique background and leadership skills enable him to build strong organizations that empower team members to consistently deliver a great customer experience.
For more than a decade, Joe has worked in the communications industry developing new products and services while delivering exceptional service to residential and commercial customers. Prior To Blue Stream Fiber, Joe served in various leadership roles for large national network providers. He attended Northeastern University and earned a bachelor’s in engineering and attended Boston College where he earned an MBA.
Outside of the office Joe enjoys running, is learning how to play tennis and otherwise spends most of his time with his family.
Carleesha Porter – VP, Operations
Carleesha joined the company in 2017 as Vice President of Operations. She has over 19 years of experience driving customer satisfaction by motivating and leading teams through change. In her role with Blue Stream Fiber, she is responsible for the customer care and fulfillment. She works closely with all levels of the organization to implement best practices that create a great customer experience.
Prior to joining the company, Carleesha spent over 19 years at Comcast serving customers in various roles in operations and marketing. Carleesha studied Business Administration, Management and Operations at Florida Atlantic University.
Carleesha is a long-term resident of SE Florida and recently witnessed her oldest son graduate high school as valedictorian of his class.
Orlando Rios – SVP Finance
Orlando Rios serves as Senior Vice President of Finance. He is a thirteen-year veteran of the company and a lifelong resident. In his role with Blue Stream Fiber, Orlando is responsible for all financial aspects of the company. Orlando has over 30 years working in the Accounting and Financial arena including 16 years at Baxter Healthcare International and Dade Behring. He has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
Orlando is married, an avid fisherman and along his wife of over 30 years, recently adopted a new puppy from a local animal shelter.
Ray Carballo – Director of Sales
Ray joined the company as Director of Sales in 2016. He is responsible for the business and residential sales of the company focused on matching customer needs with products and services that create mutual value. Ray has over 25 years of experience working in telecommunications industry in similar roles for Comcast and MCI/WorldCom with a passion on creating a positive customer experience.
He has lived in Coral Springs for 27 years and is active in the community to help improve the quality of life for all of us. Ray attended SUNY New Paltz in upstate NY and graduated with a degree in Communications.
Ray is a devoted NY Yankees fan and a self-proclaimed Fantasy Football legend.
Van Macatee – Chief Operating Officer
Van Macatee serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Blue Stream, overseeing all operational aspects of the company, including: Construction, Field Operations and Product Development, among other areas. He brings a wealth of industry experience, having worked at companies like Spring and TCI (now Comcast), where he helped pioneer the early stages of advanced 2-way HFC networking, and leading worldwide Operations for Level 3 and creating the discipline of Operations Science.
Van pursues life-balance with other passions, including sailing, astronomy, aviation, gardening, serving the community through his church, and enjoying his extended family.