Meet 2020 Small Business of the Year – Wavefly

The Business View – August 2020 / Small Business of the Year Finalist




Chairman & CEO: Mike Francis

Founded: 2005

Number of employees: 42

Address: 1008 Randall Ave., Daphne



Mike Francis, chairman and CEO, founded JMF Solutions in 2005 to meet the demand for a regional, reliable telecommunications firm. The company operates its own network helping ensure customers stay connected to business class broadband and receive award winning customer service.

With multiple data centers and offices throughout the United States, WaveFly provides residential communities, healthcare, banking, industrial and other service providers with managed network services, Fiber, Cloud, VoIP and IPTV (streaming television).


The company earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list the past four years and stands at No. 12 on CRN’s Fast Growth 150 list.


“We flip the leadership pyramid upside down. We really take care of our employees, who in turn take care of our clients and look for ways to give back to the community,” says Francis.


Click here to read the Business View – August 2020

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