Wendell Harris's 21 years in fiber began as an Alabama DOT consultant for fiber optic network maintenance and repair. In 2009, he started WENlight Fiber Optic Services, a seven-employee company that provides fiber optic underground installation, fiber splicing, termination and testing, and network design and troubleshooting. He is a licensed general contractor in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Wendell is a Navy veteran who served during Desert Storm. He is the father of seven sons and has six grandchildren (three granddaughters and three grandsons). Greensboro, Alabama is Wendell’s hometown, and he is a huge fan of college football.