Founder and CEO
Mr. Roberts has 35 years of experience leading Operations, Information Technology, Engineering, and Project Management teams. He was a data communications systems officer in the United States Air Force, and during his 15 years of military service, his assignments included the White House Communications Agency and the Pentagon.
Prior to starting Croix Connect in 2001, he was COO, ZeNETex Consulting, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations at Network Access Solutions, Managing Director, Mid Atlantic Region at USWeb Consulting, and Vice President at MFS Communications. At MFS Communications in the early 1990s, Brian and his team installed and maintained the world’s first multi-ISP interconnection point, MAE East. Brian is also part owner of Weyh Roberts & Associates, a printing and promotional items company.
Brian hosted Washington DC's top rated business radio show, Taking Care of Business with Brian Roberts, focusing on all aspects of business. Guests included local business and government leaders as well as national leaders like Carly Fiorina and Sandy Weill.
Brian is a Group Chair for Vistage International, the world's largest chief executive leadership organization. Brian heads up a group of leaders who meet monthly to grow together, learn best practices, become better leaders, solve important business issues together, and improve their companies.
Brian also is a co-founder, President and COO of Forte, a company that provides interim executive placements, interim independent board directors, strategic marketing services, and access to an online network of renowned business minds and advisors.
With over thirty years of Information Technology management experience, in both the private and public sectors, Mr. Gattos has had the opportunity to direct managers, architects, computer scientists, engineers, computer programmers, analysts, telecommunications specialists, project managers and contractors in a variety of design, development and implementation efforts targeted for platforms ranging from large mainframes to clustered servers. The focus of systems include data warehousing, real time network monitoring, management information systems development, reporting and predictive modeling, as well as the processing of individual income tax returns. He also built a management information capability for a global network operations effort, which measured network health and provided metrics for scaling the world’s largest access network.
Donna Weyh Roberts
SVP, Board Member
Seasoned professional with over 35 years of sales and marketing experience in addition to 18 years oc business ownership. Donna has broad experience with companies in almost every commercial business vertical as well as the non-profit community. Donna currently serves as the President of Weyh Roberts & Associates, a provider of promotional products, custom printing and corporate event planning and management services.