At Reach Corporation, our mission is to leverage strategic alliances to provide customizable, cost effective, and environmentally sustainable solutions to enable our customers and their communities to plan better, build better and live better.
By following our core values – work hard, collaborate often, have integrity, be innovative and support community growth – we can achieve these goals.
Our Core Team
President & Chief Business Officer
Don is an accomplished visionary, leader and entrepreneur in the communications industry. His experience includes 30+ years in aerial and underground infrastructure, technical and field engineering consulting and system operations. His company has provided services to trans-national and Fortune 500 companies including Google, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, Quest Communications and Comcast. He has also delivered solutions to regional companies such as Mediacom Cable, Westar Energy, Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative and the Eugene, Oregon Water & Electric Board. Don attributes his success to his ability to design strategic partnerships with companies to leverage combined strengths to deliver quality solutions on time and under budget.
In 1996, Don founded Burkhart & Associates, a premier contracting firm based in the Kansas City, Kansas area. He is growing his company under a new name – REACH Corporation – that promises to build better communities on a local, regional, and global level.
Chief Operating Officer (Tanzania Division)
Daniel is the senior lead for all of REACH Corporation’s projects in Tanzania. Born in Tanzania, Daniel received a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of South Africa (Unisa). He went on to receive an Associate Degree for Construction Management Technology at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas and a BSc in Construction Management Technology from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas. Daniel has more than 12 years of experience in electrical engineering and project management, holding top positions at Standard Electric (Africa), Mark One Electric (Kansas City, Missouri) and Helix Electric (Las Vegas, Nevada). Daniel has been awarded many notable bids and has managed multi-million dollar projects.