About the CEO
DPS founder and CEO Alphonso Ball III is a proud disabled veteran of the United States Army whose duty includes serving in the 1991 Persian Gulf War and 40 successful jumps as an Airborne Paratrooper.
Mr. Ball developed his skills and professional practices while working with Diversified Janitorial Services Inc, of Tampa, Florida. He began in 1993 as a Floor Technician Supervisor and eventually became Vice President of Operations in 2005 until starting DPS in 2011. After receiving his BS in Electronic Engineer, from Remington College in 2000, he project managed several different multi-million SONET Telco Conversions for Sprint/ Nortel Networks. Mr. Ball Installed, tested, commissioned and provisioned Nortel Optical Networks for live customer usage. It was here where he learned the valuable skills of project management, team leadership, budgeting and meeting projected deadlines.
As a native of Tampa, Florida and alumni of Tampa Bay Tech High School, Mr. Ball remains active in Tampa Bay’s urban community. He was a head coach for the Ybor City Boys and Girls Club (Tampa Eagle’s) for 10 years and is currently the Vice President of the PTA for USF Patel Partnership Elementary School located on the University of South Florida College campus. Mr. Ball is also a proud single father of four kids, with one graduating with honors from Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School (founded by Buc’s linebacker Derrick Brooks). Mr. Ball is a member of Living Faith Assembly of God and regularly participates in community improvement activities.