Our Team

//Our Team
Charles Horne
Charles Horne
Vice President
After working with UPS and EDS, Charles Horne re-joined HBC in 1996 as Vice President of Operations.  Charles is no stranger to construction and has a thorough knowledge of safety, finance, leadership and hands on field work. He has an undergraduate degree and graduate degree from North Carolina State University.  Charles is a licensed General Contractor in multiple states including: North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Indiana. Today, Charles is the acting Chief Financial Officer over all HBC Companies.
Jack Horne
Jack Horne
President
Jack joined HBC in 1981, following in the footsteps of his father and co-founder of the company, Billy Horne.  Working alongside his father, Jack helped to diversify the company as they completed projects throughout the country.  In 1991, Jack was named President of HBC. Seeing the renewable energy market beginning to grow, Jack and his brother Charles co-founded Power Partners LLC, a company specializing in power collection systems for wind farms.  After selling Power Partners LLC to MasTec in 2007, Jack served as their Sr. Vice President of Operations from 2008-2012. He returned to Horne Brothers Communications in 2012 to start the HBC Solar Division. To date, HBC Solar has installed over 3.3 GW of solar with 450 employees.
Billy Horne
Billy Horne
Founder
HBC was established in 1950 by Billy, Tommy and MJ Horne with the simple idea “give the customer what they pay for and deserve; Quality work with a timely completion.”  Since its inception HBC and specialized in commercial construction.  As President, Billy operated Horne Brothers Communications until 1991, when he handed the reigns to his son, Jack.  Charles, another one of Billy’s sons, joined HBC to help continue the Horne Brothers tradition. As past President, Billy is still involved in the daily business.  You are likely to see Billy on a dozer, a tractor or perhaps on one of your jobsites at any time.
Tanya Jones
Tanya Jones
Construction Coordinator
Tanya was born and raised in south Alabama but made North Carolina her home in 1998. She and her husband Davis reside in Eastover and own their own home remodeling business. Tanya joined HBC in 1999 as a Construction Coordinator for the Wireless Division and was recently promoted to Project Coordinator. She obtained her Associate in Arts degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College in 2007. Tanya handles all aspects of tower site coordination and scheduling, from estimating to project management. She most enjoys the coordination of large projects that involve multiple sites, such as the Verizon Generator & COW/COLT projects. She also heads up disaster recovery efforts for Verizon Wireless during hurricane season and as needed throughout the year. Tanya is a diehard Auburn fan, a State of Virginia Responsible Land Disturber, a North Carolina Notary Public, and licensed North Carolina REALTOR®.
Nikkis Campbell
Nikkis Campbell
Construction Coordinator
Nikkis Campbell joined the Wireless Division at HBC, Inc. in 2011 as a Construction Coordinator.  Nikkis currently assists project managers with site coordination, scheduling, and estimating.  She also served 10 years in the United States Army.  In her spare time she is committed to training for marathons and triathlons.
Al Hand
Al Hand
Wireless Senior Project Manager
24 years ago, Al relocated his family from FL to NC to start a new career in the wireless industry with Specialty Constructors. At the time he was a tower technician and certified welder. While working through the ranks he has held positions on line and antenna crews, a gin pole guy tower stacking crew, Anritsu certified Sweep Technician, Construction Manager, Project Manager & Operations Manager. He has worked with several carriers through the years on turnkey projects to include Cricket Wireless, Nextel, AT&T, Triton, Carolina Wireless, Bell South, Verizon, T-Mobile & Sprint.  He enjoys the social aspect of the business and getting to meet new people.  He currently holds certifications for Anritsu Site Master line sweep, eRail Safe System, Comtrain, and OSHA. When not at work he enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, gardening, and spending time with his family.
Tim Baucom
Tim Baucom
Vice President of Wireless Operations