Meet the Trainers

Garreth Conachy is a registered CFOS/I (Certified Fiber Optic Specialist & Instructor) and has a BS in electronic engineering from AIT Ireland. He has been in the fiber optic industry for over 17 years. He started his career as a design engineer for Fotec and worked directly for Jim Hayes (President of the FOA) for over 5 years. He then went on to co-found Advanced Fiber Solutions (Fiber Optic Test Equipment manufacturer) and has managed AFS operations for over 10 years. In addition to his extensive technical support background Garreth has also in-depth knowledge in the development of both Tier I and Tier II optical test equipment for testing and trouble-shooting fiber optic networks.




Ed Hernandez is a Certified Fiber Optic Specialist and Instructor (CFOS & CFOI) with the Fiber optic Association and both a Bicsi and FOA sanctioned fiber optic Instructor. He has over 10 years experience in communication networking engineering and extensive experience in fiber optic project management, implementation, technical field services, testing and trouble shooting. As well as experience with fiber optic networks in a wide variety of environments using a full assortment of splicing and testing equipment. In addition OSHA 10, aerial lift and red cross heart saver CPR/First Aid certified.






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