About

Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc. (ACCI) is a third-party certified SBA Small Disadvantaged Business 8(a), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and an Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), and has been incorporated in Michigan since 1992. Our corporate office is in Kentucky with our office in Michigan as our satellite location. We are a highly qualified and experienced company offering comprehensive services to a diverse client base including: government agencies, commercial projects, universities, schools, and industrial entities. Additionally, we provide partnering relationships with telecommunications, design professionals, and even competing organizations. We have been involved in technology projects of all sizes; we are well equipped with experienced knowledge to take on most any project.

The strength of any company is measured by the quality of its personnel and ACCI takes special pride in the caliber of workmanship that our professionally trained employees provide. Each of our employees are trained in the latest technological advancements and adhere stringently to TIA/EIA Engineering Standards.

As a further measure of ACCI commitment to excellence, we are an active member of Government Partner Networking (GPN) and as such take advantage of the educational and training benefits provided by this outstanding organization. This is yet another tool that enables ACCI to remain on the cutting edge of the telecommunication industry.

Superior workmanship, high-quality products, efficiency, and reliability are standard in all projects that are assigned to ACCI. A sure sign of excellence, Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc. offers a 25-year warranty on all of its installation projects. Our top priority is our customers’ satisfaction.

Ruth Fritz

CEO and President

Ms. Fritz has an extensive management and sales background in the Data Communication Cabling and IT industry spanning more than 25 years. She personally manages large services and solutions projects, and under her leadership, ACCI has achieved over 95% repeat business.
She is the sole proprietor of ACCI, which she founded in 1991. She has directed the company to a Federal Government, customer-focused, organization and has doubled annual revenues in the last 3 years.

Nicole Gutwein

Office Manager/Radio Sales Specialist

Ms. Gutwein began working for ACCI in 2012, she manages Accounts Payable & Receivable departments, Payroll, and administrative support. Ms. Gutwein has recently taken up a new role selling Motorola Radios as well. Within our company we take great pride in providing the best experience possible for our customers. With that being said, we believe nothing is more frustrating for a contracting officer to be shuffled from one person to another therefore from the very first call to the time the shipment is on your location you deal directly with Ms. Gutwein.

Bryan Fritz

Project Manager/Estimator

Mr. Fritz officially began working for ACCI in 2004 as an apprentice and moved into the office in 2014 under the role of Project Manager/Estimator. Mr. Fritz is responsible for detailed, daily supervision of projects, estimating and working closely with customers to ensure that the project meets both ACCI standards and the customers’ satisfaction. Building on his lifelong experience with the company and ability to connect with customers, Mr. Fritz is taking on a larger role in business development, working closely with CEO Ruth Fritz.

Pennie Southwell

Research and Development

Ms. Southwell joined the ACCI Team in May 2016 as their Government Sales Specialist. Ms. Southwell has 32 years’ experience in government contracting. Previous to joining the ACCI Team Ms. Southwell spent 22 years as the Program Director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center in Jackson Michigan assisting small businesses in a 6-county area with Federal and State contracting. Ms. Southwell also worked for 10 years as a Procurement Counselor covering various counties throughout the State of Michigan. Ms. Southwell has an extensive background in all aspects of government contracting with an emphasis on Department of Defense acquisition procedures.