Link-Tel, Inc is a Professional IT Services Company providing Structured Cabling, Hosted Services – Including VOIP, Surveillance, Network Security, Network Monitoring and Data Back-Up & Recovery, wireless network design and install solutions.

Meet The Team:


Rich Hinkley

General Manager

Rich Hinkley is a US Navy Veteran and a graduate of Campbell University Undergraduate and Pfeiffer University Graduate programs. Rich spent 15 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry. He learned the art of Investing while in the Financial Markets for three years and obtained his series seven and other licensing. Before starting HAM Inc, he worked for Cisco, giving him the knowledge to guide customers in setting up their business network. He also worked in sales for Link-US, LLC prior to becoming the General Manager of Link-Tel. He has two daughters, one son and four grandchildren. He is a fan of sports, loves to travel and enjoys cooking and playing his guitar in his spare time. Rich spends much of his time outside of work at Hope Community Church volunteering with Sound Engineering, Lighting and Stage Camera, at both the Raleigh and Apex Campuses. Rich is also an Ambassador for the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce and also collaborates with the Raleigh, Apex and Fuquay Varina Chambers.


Edward Aguirre

Executive Sales & Marketing Rep

Edward Aguirre started working for Link-Tel in March of 2020 as a Sales and Marketing Account Executive. Ed brings over 30 years of Video Production and Marketing experience. Originally from Texas, he graduated with a BA degree in Radio/Television/Film from California State University, Long Beach. He owned and operated his own business for 17 years in Temecula, California before moving to North Carolina in July of 2019. Ed has been married to his wife Seana for 32 years. They have two adult sons and a daughter-in-law, who also moved to North Carolina seeking new opportunities. They love it here and are fond the rich history NC provides! Ed and Seana enjoy pro baseball, are faithful Angel Fans and Dallas Cowboy fans.