Jim Forcier is the CEO for the Westelcom Family of Companies. Mr. Forcier has over 44 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. Mr. Forcier joined Chazy Westport Communications in 1973 and was appointed Vice President in 1987 and promoted to President in 1996. Mr. Forcier is a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate where he obtained both his Bachelors & Masters degrees in Business Administration. Mr. Forcier is an active community member serving on numerous boards in multiple leadership positions. He most recently served on the National Organization for Promotion and Advancement of Small Telephone Companies (OPASTCO) and New York State Telephone Association (NYSTA).