Andy Devine, President and Founder
Prior to founding Coastal Connections, Andy Devine was a Program Manager, Business Unit Leader, and Director of Operations at RIFOCS, a fiber optic company. As a Program Manager, he performed the initial qualification of the AVIM connector for thermal cycling in space. As a Business Unit Leader, he grew the cable assembly business from $7 million to $12 million in sales in 18 months. Prior to RIFOCS he developed tools to install small optical cables and arrays in the ocean and was an inspector for subsea cable installation in Malaysia. Andy holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, Ca and an MBA from Pepperdine, Malibu, CA.