About Us


Judd Carothers and John Schmitt are the Founders and Leadership Team behind DF&I.  They started working together at FiberLight predecessor ACSI in 1997.  Over the last 20 years, the two of them have grown up in this industry together.  Judd  owns responsibility for all Operations, Engineering, and Service Delivery while John focuses on Revenue Generation through Sales, Customer Acquisition, and Strategy.  They report to each other and have proven throughout their careers that good things happen when Sales and Operations Teams are aligned with the purpose of taking care of the Customer.