Rodney LaVoie is the President/CEO of Fiber Solutions, which he founded in early 1998. With more than 25 years of experience in the Structured Cabling and Low Voltage industry, he brings knowledge, along with vast technical and sales experience to Fiber Solutions. Rodney is also a State of Florida Limited Energy/Low Voltage active license holder.
Prior to Fiber Solutions, Rodney worked for a national electrical/communications distributor for 7 years. During this time, he held several positions, including inside customer support and outside low voltage sales in both Southwest Florida and Nashville, Tennessee.
Before entering the low voltage industry, Rodney was enlisted in the United States Navy where he completed Radioman A and C School in San Diego, California. During basic training, Rodney was the Captain of his company’s Drill Team. This team performed in several parades and military functions during basic training. After this training, he was assigned to the USS Fort McHenry based in Southern California. The ship’s primary purpose was to provide Marine troop transport as part of the US Naval Amphibious Group. One of Fort McHenry’s many peacetime accolades was providing support during the Exxon Valdez oil disaster in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
As a child, Rodney attended Castle Heights Military Academy where he was promoted to Captain and Company Commander by middle school. This position included the day to day responsibility of more than 40 cadets. CHMA was located in Lebanon, Tennessee, and has been closed since 1986.
Rodney was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, and currently lives in Fort Myers, Florida with his wife and daughter.