Frank McNeill is the founder and CEO of the Communication Specialists family of companies.  He is the President of and primary contact for Beacon Communications, providing tower space rentals in Wilmington, Navassa, Jacksonville and Raleigh.

Born and raised in the Wilmington, NC area, Frank served in the NC Army National Guard where he attained the rank of Captain, Signal Corps before starting Communication Specialists Company, Inc. in 1954.

Frank continues to provide day-to-day oversight and RF engineering for Communication Specialists and Beacon Communications. Frank is very involved in the community. He has served as president of both the Wilmington Exchange Club and the North Carolina Exchange Clubs. He is a past president of The Arts Council of the Lower Cape Fear, Friends of Public Radio (WHQR) and The Thalian Association, Inc. as well as a past member of the Board of Trustees of The Thalian Hall Commission and Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.