John is the EVP & COO of ACA Connects. Prior to joining ACA, Higginbotham spent more than two decades at Kentucky municipal electric, water and telecom provider Frankfort Plant Board, serving as its assistant gm, telecom from 2014 to 2017. Under his leadership, FPB launched internet, security, HD, DVR, VOD and local phone. He also conceived and helped execute the Digital Terminal Adaptor project so that all customers would have access to digital programming. He served as an NCTC board member from 2011-2017. Higginbotham retired from FPB on Nov 1, 2017 after 23 years with the municipal and has since worked as an independent consultant.