Scott Chandler

Scott Chandler has over 15 years of senior and executive level management experience. Scott is one of the few individuals in the telecommunications industry in the United States to have held senior management roles across the telecom universe (incumbent carrier, cable TV, broadband equipment, CLEC/DLEC). Mr. Chandler is currently managing partner for Franklin Court Partners, LLC. (FCP). FCP's focus is assisting companies in the following: developing business plans to raise initial funding, secure additional round(s) of financing, restructuring of existing business to work within current financing and economic environment and litigation support.

Prior to founding FCP, Chandler was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for RHYTHMS NetConnections, a leading provider of broadband services utilizing digital subscriber line (DSL) technology. At RHYTHMS, Scott was responsible for raising over $2 Billion for the company and most recently led the financial restructuring of RHYTHMS which resulted in the sale of its assets to WorldCom. Scott also led and managed the expansion of RHYTHMS internationally identifying, negotiating and managing joint ventures in Canada and Japan.

Before RHYTHMS, Mr. Chandler served as President and CEO of, a pioneer in the cable television industry and a leading supplier of broadband telecommunications equipment. Under Mr. Chandler's leadership,'s revenues increased 77 percent to $152 million, and the company was named by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 100 fastest-growing public companies. Mr. Chandler also launched three new product lines and forged strategic relationships with Bay Networks (now Nortel), Barco and Lucent Technologies.

Prior to, Mr. Chandler held a number of key positions at U S WEST. He was a founder and early leader of the !NTERPRISE Networking Services unit, broadly known as the most successful data initiative by any phone company in the country. Mr. Chandler also founded !NTERPRISE America, a national expansion of U S WEST's data initiative, and forged joint venture relationships with competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) to offer frame relay, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and other data services.

Mr. Chandler's business career began with Arthur Andersen & Co as a Senior Consultant/Accountant. At Arthur Andersen, Scott performed a wide range of assignments, including forming the microcomputer consulting group for the Western United States (now Andersen's Business Systems Client/Server Consulting Group) in 1987. Mr. Chandler also worked for the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee in 1984.

Mr. Chandler earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A from Whitworth College. He also serves on the Board of Directors for various companies.


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