Mr. DeWitt provides business and legal counsel to companies,
entrepreneurs, and technology and telecommunications firms
regarding corporate, business and transactional matters.
Mr. DeWitt served as Executive Vice President - Business Development & General Counsel and eventually the CEO and a principal of Atlanta, Ga. based Tele-America Communications. Tele-America, a joint venture with USF&G, was the first significant investment in the US competitive public telephone business. He developed and implemented the company's acquisition strategy and grew Tele-America to be the largest competitive public telephone company in US.
He went on to found and serve as CEO, Quest Group International (Quest Telecom), a switch-based, telecommunications carrier. Quest developed, with strategic partner Harris DTS, the technology for one of the original prepaid phone card systems and the first automated phone card activation system in the US. He grew Quest to be a major national provider of retail and wholesale-prepaid telecommunications services.
Mr. DeWitt was a national leader in the competitive telecommunications industry as it emerged from deregulation and helped chart its future development. He served as the Chairman of both the American Public Communications Council (the national trade association for the competitive public communicatins industry) and the Prepaid Communications Association (now the International Prepaid Communications Association) and on the Boards of the North American Telecommunications Association and various state telecommunications associations.