About Our Team

For nearly three decades, Cable Associates has been dedicated to providing our customers with the best, most advanced telecommunications, networking and Engineering Services,  as well as unmatched Underground and Aerial construction .  Over the years, the size of our team has steadily grown, and our commitment to customer satisfaction has never waivered. 

We now employ over two dozen talented, experienced telecommunications professionals with a variety of skills.  Many of our employees have been part of the Cable Associates organization for a decade or more.  

The senior management team has roughly 200 years of combined experience working in the Telecommunications industry.  Nearly all of this time has been spent working together at Cable Associates.

This stability is a positive reflection of the quality of our organization.  More importantly, it gives our clients confidence that when they retain the services of Cable Associates, the job will be done right.  Our team delivers expertise and experience that is unmatched.

Owner / President, Gary Tarpley

Gary Tarpley founded Cable Associates, Inc. in Yorktown, Virginia in 1983 and has been the driving force behind the organization for nearly three decades. Gary has over 30 years of industry experience, not to mention the expertise, connections and vision to provide clients with the results they expect. Gary is closely involved in every aspect of the business.

Gary has earned a reputation for being a leader and innovator in the cable industry. His approach to business places an emphasis on customer satisfaction and advanced technology, to ensure that every project undertaken has an outstanding result. Gary was inducted into the Telecommunications Hall of Fame in 2005 and was the first contractor to be recognized for major contributions to the development of Telecommunications in Virginia.

In 2007, Gary was appointed to the Peninsula TowneBank Board of Directors and continues to serve.  He is also a supporter of many community organizations, such as Operation Smile, An Achievable Dream, Amercian Red Cross, as well as many local benefits.