Leadership Team

Leap’s talented team of dedicated technologists continue to push the envelope to stay ahead of its customers’ ever-changing needs with superior products and capabilities. Expanding our partnerships worldwide to provide customers with a compelling modern platform and low-cost solutions for greater success our company executives lead the charge in effectively communicating our newest innovations and services, and is quick to identify shifts in our customers’ growing needs.

  • DAVID ALDWORTH

    DAVID ALDWORTH

  • Terry Ruth

    Terry Ruth

  • Jason Cummins

    Jason Cummins

  • Melinda Ferguson

    Melinda Ferguson

DAVID ALDWORTH

President

With 14 years of hands on engineering experience in the telecommunications industry, David started Leap in 2004 to bring cutting-edge VoIP technology to the masses with its unique open source technology. Prior to founding Leap, David was Director of Business Development for the Colorado Governors Office of Innovation and Technology. He holds a BS in Finance from Colorado State University. When he’s not dedicating himself to new innovation, you’ll frequently find him up a creek or sliding down a hill somewhere in his backyard, the Rocky Mountains.

Terry Ruth

CFO

As our fearless CFO, Terry tackles all administrative, financial, and risk management operations for Leap including the development of our financial and operational strategy. Prior to joining Leap, Terry held the position as Chief Financial Officer of Geneva Pharmaceuticals (now Novartis). Outside of work, Terry is an active boatmen, cyclist, kayaker and tennis ace in his spare time. He holds a BA from Florida Atlantic University and an MBA from Colorado State University.

Jason Cummins

SVP of Operations

Jason’s career in telecommunications dates back to 1998. His expertise is utilized in the architecture, design, testing, implementation and day-to-day management and coordination of network elements in conjunction with existing PSTN components and networks. Jason is specifically responsible for engineering and managing network integrity and ensuring customer satisfaction with the technical/network aspects of all services offered by Leap. Additionally, Jason is responsible for identifying, and evaluating technology integration and implementation of all processes and procedures. Jason is often asked to speak to groups regarding network architecture and deployment. He effectively distills highly-technical data and successfully bridges the gaps between business/product managers and network engineers.

Melinda Ferguson

VP - Income Assurance and Carrier Relations

With over 20 years experience in the telecommunications sector, Melinda has supported all aspects of our business.  Providing strong business analytics to enhance customer experience and vendor efficiency creates an operational strength for Leap and its customer base.  Prior to joining Leap, Melinda has managed sales, product, pricing, routing, vendor management and operations for multiple telecom companies.  She holds a BBA in Management and MBA from Texas State University.  When she is not working you can usually find her and her husband pool side cheering on their two sons, both competitive swimmers.  She also enjoys reading, working out and spending time with friends and family.

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