National construction and network professionals.
Chief Executive Officer
After earning his Bachelor of Science degree from California State University in Hayward, Jim founded Perley Cable Construction in 1981 and began providing installation and construction services to central Illinois. He would later pioneer the use of directional boring in the communications field. In 1989, Jim formed Tel-Star Communications, which serves over 3500 customers in central Illinois with voice, video, and internet services. He expanded his business in 1993 to include engineering and design services with current customers all throughout the United States. In 2019, Jim expanded PCCI into Florida bringing construction services to Southwest Florida. Since expanding into Florida, Jim has also founded i5 Fiber, a fiber to the home internet provider serving Southwest Florida.
Jim currently serves as President/CEO of PCCI Group, overseeing all aspects of the services it provides.
Troy T. Hoover
ProDesign Director of Operations
Troy is the Director of Operations for ProDesign, as well as the Technical Operations Manager for Telstar. Both companies are subsidiaries of the PCCI Group. He has 24 years of experience in OSP management and design. Troy was initially hired as a Project Manager for ProDesign in 2017; he quickly transitioned into his current positions. Troy has extensive experience in multiple utility design platforms including AutoCAD, Lode Data, Microstation, Bentley Comms, V8I, SpatialNET, Katapult Pro, and 3GIS. He has been involved in the upgrade, redesign, FTTH designs for many of the major MSO’S across the country.
Before taking his current position with PCCI Group, Troy was the Director of Operations for an OSP engineering office and managed a staff of 27 designers and CAD drafters in a fast-paced, high production setting, dealing with large scale city upgrades and redesigns. He is certified in Broadband Design and specializes in creating equipment spec files.
Troy is a graduate of Kentucky State University with a B.S. in Mathematics.
PCCI Group Director of Operations
David is the Director of Operations for PCCI Florida, i5 Fiber, and State Certified as an Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor. He has 20 years of experience working in the Technology and Construction fields. David has extensive experience with complex design, engineering, implementation, and project management in many fields. Notable fields include low voltage data, security, fiberoptics, military communications upgrades, underground infrastructure, and general construction. Additionally, David is State Certified as an Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor.
Tessa Perley Morris
Chief Marketing Officer
Tessa is the Chief Marketing Officer for PCCI Group managing all aspects of marketing and advertising for PCCI Illinois, PCCI Florida, ProDesign, i5 Fiber, and Telstar. Growing up in the family business, Tessa developed a love of the field at a young age. She has officially worked in the telecommunications field since 2012. She holds bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and bachelor’s degree from ECPI University.