KITCO Fiber Optics has named two new optical fiber instructors to join its training and consulting services department.
Thomas Mooney brings broad industry experience to his new position as an instructor with KITCO. Mooney began his career in optical fiber while serving as a senior avionics technician with the United States Marine Corps. He worked as a senior electronics technician with the Brookhaven National Laboratory and IBM, and served as an RF products manager and applications engineer with LORAL Conic, Inc. Mooney has also held sales engineer positions with Montronix, Inc., Sumitomo Electric Lightwave and Worldwide Fiber Optic, Inc. Most recently he served as a senior technical engineering consultant at Koeppen, Elliott, and Associates, Ltd., performing project management and senior technical duties for various optical fiber security projects in the U.S. Mooney has a bachelor's degree in marketing from National University, San Diego, CA, and an associate's degree in electrical technology from Charter Oaks College in Hartford, CT.
Sean Heggan has also joined KITCO as an optical fiber instructor, following 10 years in the United States Navy serving in technical operations and training capacities in various commands. Prior to his naval service, Heggan was active in the computer and electronics field, holding technical management positions with Radio Shack, DH Computing and Consulting, and Hagarty Person/Compucom. He attended Lincoln Technical Institute in Pennsauken, NJ and Grantham University in Slidell, LA, and has extensive hands-on supervisory experience in systems analysis, electro-mechanical
training and communications operations.
KITCO Fiber Optics, based in Virginia Beach, VA, manufactures optical fiber connectorization products. For more information visit