Courtesy Electric Company
Leighland Gutierrez, Head of Operations for Courtesy Electric Company in Denver, Colorado. He is responsible for overall Operations, Process Documentation Management, People Operations, Residential Sales Management, Marketing, Public Relations and Vendor Partner Management. Leighland graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005, where he completed a bachelors in Arts & Sciences.
Following graduation, he started as an account executive for Key Government Finance, a subsidiary of Key Equipment Finance Inc. from 2006 to 2008. In 2008 Leighland joined Level 3 Communications as a network surveillance technician at their Broomfield, CO campus. He was promoted to major accounts service manager in 2009, manager of customer technical operations in 2010 and senior manager of professional & managed services in 2013. Leighland joined Zayo Group in early 2014, prior to IPO, as the director of client service management for the carrier partner organization. Prior to joining Courtesy Electric Company in 2016, he served as Director of Community Engagement, responsible for strategic relationships regarding education, community partnerships and talent acceleration for Zayo Group.
Leighland has served on various boards & councils, supporting the technology community as well as local education institutions. He has been a mentor for first generation college students at the University of Colorado and is an avid Colorado Buffs fan. Serving on the IECRM Board of Directors will enable him to positively impact the skilled trades industry and community for years to come.