Since the company’s inception in 2000, Vinculums has become the leading Telecom Infrastructure Service Provider for wireless operators throughout the Western and Southern United States.

Years of growth have expanded and diversified the solutions we offer, but there has been one constant since the beginning: Our Philosophy. Vinculums is a service based organization, and the quality of our products and services is a direct reflection on the people on our team. Every member of the Vinculums team embodies our philosophy, resulting in unmatched execution and customer service in our industry.

Our Philosophy

Happy people engage in producing quality solutions driving growth and opportunity.

Our Vision

Passionately connecting networks and people.

Our Mission

Empower our team to design, implement, and manage regional telecom infrastructure solutions.

Executive Leadership

Bart van Aardenne, Chairman

Bart van Aardenne is Vinculums’ founder and chairman. Since the company’s inception in 2000, Bart has instilled in Vinculums the philosophy of people, quality, and growth.

Within eight years of its founding, Vinculums appeared on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies in America. While Bart has charted a path of aggressive growth for the company, he is passionate about remaining true to the company’s core philosophy, vision, and mission.

Bart’s technical prowess, formal education (a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz), and experience with AirTouch International provide him with a strong foundation in global wireless telecommunications management. He has worked in Asia and Europe and is fluent in Dutch and English.

Bart and his wife Lee Anne are actively involved in the lives of their son and daughter.

About Us

Paul Foster, Co-Owner and CEO

Paul Foster currently serves as co-owner and CEO of Vinculums Services – a leading regional telecom infrastructure service provider specializing in transport, site development, and small cell solutions for all major telecom carriers in the west and south regions of the US.

After earning a B.S. in Information Systems Management from University of California at Santa Cruz, Paul served on the product development team of a Silicon Valley start-up. He also served as a project manager in the Information Systems department for a global investment firm.

As a trusted adviser and business partner to industry leaders and “next generation” telecom professionals, Paul conveys a depth of industry knowledge and expertise in strategic planning, executive management, and relationship development.

Under Paul’s leadership, Vinculums has developed a philosophy that inspires the Vinculums team to perform at their best: happy people who are fully engaged produce quality solutions that drives growth and opportunity, or simply People, Quality, Growth.  Paul believes that “the Vinculums family supports our shared philosophy resulting in the industry’s best-in-class execution and service.”

Paul is married to Sabrina, and has two sons, Paul Jr. and Charlie. The family is active in youth sports and their local community.

Brian Woodward, COO

Brian Woodward is Vinculums’ chief operating officer. He joined the executive leadership team with a wealth of experience in leading organizations at the C level and developing talent to ensure growth. He has been a key leader in large publicly traded organizations as well as smaller private companies and has been very successful in both rapid growth and turnaround situations.

Brian has a highly successful track record for maximizing profitability and growth through focused and strategic executive management including forecasting, accurate costing and estimating, performance management, team building, training, development and communication. He is well versed in the private and nonprofit sectors.

Brian is also a gifted speaker and presenter. He was a public-speaking representative for the eastern United States, where he developed corporate television updates, delivered numerous budget and financial update presentations to boards, and led and facilitated countless training and development seminars to all levels of leaders.


Vinculums was founded by Bart van Aardenne to provide program management solutions to wireless operators expanding their networks throughout the United States. These management services remain the core of Vinculums…


Vinculums expanded its solutions to include Transport Engineering. As mobile operators continued to scale their networks, Vinculums led the design, documentation, provisioning, and management of transport solutions to support network…


Vinculums added a new executive to the team, diversified its solutions, and expanded its locations. Paul Foster, Bart van Aardenne’s brother, joined the company as President and co-owner. Vinculums added…


Vinculums continued to grow by adding Real Estate services in 2008 and Construction services a year later. Vinculums also expanded its management team and its transport solutions to include fiber…


Brian Woodward joined the executive management team as COO, bringing his significant expertise in operational leadership. Vinculums was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s 500 fastest growing companies.


Vinculums further expanded its Construction solutions to include self-performing Antenna and Lines crews, and launched its safety-based culture. Ultimately, using self-performing construction crews has allowed Vinculums to understand cost, control…


Paul Foster took on the role of CEO, providing strategic planning and management of Vinculums operations, business development, and resources. Bart van Aardenne remained active in the day to day…


Vinculums again expanded its solutions, offering Small Cell & DAS services to wireless operators.

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