VP of Marketing
Bob West, VP of Marketing, has been with GCG since 2005. Bob is responsible for creating powerful inbound digital marketing and lead generation campaigns that drive sales leads and create brand awareness. He works with executive leadership, sales, and agents on marketing strategy, branding, implementation, and tracking.
VP of Product Development
David Van Laecke serves as VP of Product Development and has a deep understanding of project management in application design, enterprise integration, and testing. David works closely with marketing and sales departments, programmers, and executives to ensure the successful launch of application deliverables.
Back Office Supervisor
April Armijo has been with GCG Since 2011 and brings 16+ years of telecommunications and IT experience to the GCG team. As the Back Office Supervisor, April is responsible for escalations, growing partner and supplier relationships, and coaching the back office team as well as maintaining a great work environment for employees.
Troy Connell is a technology expert with 20+ years of industry experience working for Fortune 500 companies, both integrators and carriers, developing high-performing solutions for his clients. Troy strives to thoroughly understand the overall objectives and goals of his clients in order to provide the most targeted and cost-effective solution available.
Global Account Director
Leslie Bonsett, Global Account Director, has been with GCG since 2010. Leslie has worked in the networking, communications, and technology industry for 20+ years providing innovative IT solutions and overcoming obstacles for her clients. Leslie’s mission is to provide the most innovative, unbiased, flexible IT solutions and consulting services to her clients.
VP of Consulting
Chris Newell is an expert in the telecommunications and technology field with 20+ years of experience. Analyzing client’s IT and telecommunications infrastructure, Chris determines future needs and delivers best-value, scalable solutions. Along with his dedicated staff, he strives to ensure highest level support and life-cycle management.
Director of Account Management
Margaret brings 25 years of experience in the technology space with over a decade specializing in telecommunications. Working exclusively with Chris Newell, Senior Global Consultant of Enterprise Markets, they bring a wealth of knowledge to their clients, along with a passion for building long-term, trusted relationships and are dedicated to delivering impartial advice and ongoing service and support.
Katie works exclusively for Chris Newell, GCG’s Senior Global Consultant of Enterprise Markets. As Consultant Support Specialist, Katie’s motto is client first. Tracking orders and project deadlines, resolving client/carrier business concerns and maintaining/updating internal databases and action logs are just a few of the daily tasks Katie performs to ensure highest-level customer service and support.
Sean Melton is highly knowledgeable in the realm of Information Technology (IT) solutions for businesses, enterprises, and government. He actively works with clients to determine their solution requirements and advise on the best suppliers to meet those requirements. Sean provides client relationship management, advising, and support for Chris Newell, Leslie Bonsett, and Margarte Deuschle-Munroe.
Client Support Specialist
Lara Mayes has 4+ years of experience in information technology (IT) and telecommunications. Her background includes IT recruiting, supplier relationship management, portfolio management, and contact administration. Lara assists Chris Newell and Leslie Bonsett with account and client support, analysis, billing disputes, and human resources.
Global Leadership Team
Andre Core is based in Seattle, Washington. Andre is a highly experienced IT professional with a wealth of knowledge in implementing mobility, VoIP, Internet, networking, data center and cloud solutions for large business and enterprise clients. Andre focuses on delivering results through active auditing, analysis, planning and design, RFP management, and project management.
Global Technology Consultant
With over 25 years of telecommunications and technology experience, Gerald Romano is an industry veteran with proven success in helping clients solve business challenges by creating value through technology. Joining GCG in 2009 as a Senior Technology Consultant, Romano is responsible for managing carrier relationships for his clients.
Global Technical Sales Consultant
Mike Lentz has 20+ years of industry experience with a proven record of success developing creative, custom solutions for his clients. He focuses on improving business processes while maximizing return on investment and has technical knowledge and experience in networking, enterprise applications, unified communications, and managed services. Mike is married with three teenage boys, enjoys skiing and biking and watching his kids eat.
Global Account Manager
Liz Koury Pestinger joined GCG in 2011 with 15+ years’ experience in the telecommunications and IT industry. She is very effective in providing clients with solutions that have benefited their business. Her success formula is leveraging her industry relationships and solving problems by aligning the right solutions from GCG’s vast solution portfolio. Liz builds long term, strategic partnerships with clients by serving as their advocate and trusted advisor.
Global Account Director
Rowena Hilton’s ability to successfully advocate on behalf of her clients is a result of her broad financial, technical, and sales background. Her talent lies in her ability to foster long-term relationships, and she understands that her true value to her clients is her ability to function as a trusted advisor. Her skill set includes expertise in B2B sales strategies, RFP’s, contract negotiations, channel and enterprise partnerships.
Global Account Manager
Sandra Herrick has 18+ years of experience in technology solution sales to enterprise businesses and their IT infrastructure environments. She is able to bring to the table a wide range of solutions, which include hardware, software and services. Sandra works with businesses on a wide range of services including security, cloud, data, voice, networking and managed services.
Global Account Manager
Yogi Simms has 10+ years of broadband experience in all aspects of enterprise sales for datacenter, cloud, and telecommunication solutions. Yogi delivers solid client relationships, contract negotiation, and acts as a resource for her clients. She serves as the President of Communication Technology Professionals (CTP), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people the Colorado community about the latest trends in technology.
Global Account Manager
Dan Engerman, Global Account Manager, is a 25+ year industry veteran providing telecommunications and IT consulting services to SMBs and global enterprises. Dan has a true understanding of information technology and an extensive background assisting clients in determining the best solutions and suppliers for their needs. Dan specializes in networking, data, VoIP, and cloud computing solutions.
Global Solutions Specialist
Jeri McNeal has 20+ years experience in voice and data network implementation, design and account support. She strives to provide cost effective solutions with superior customer service and technical support. Jeri utilizes a proven 5 step consultative process and relationships with 100+ technology suppliers worldwide to assist clients in reducing expenses, increasing productivity, and creating value through technology.
Global Account Executive
Kathy Leiser has 20+ years of industry experience in the realm of Information Technology (IT) for businesses, large enterprises, and government agencies. She has worked for some of the largest technology companies including AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Cisco, and Qwest/CenturyLink. Kathy focuses on providing client-centric, custom, end-to-end solutions from 100+ suppliers globally.
Director of Global Accounts
Sante Suffoletta specializes in building lifetime relationships with his clients. His customers see him as an open and unbiased source of information. Sante brings 18+ years in business technology and a team of veteran engineers who become an extension of your team. Whatever your business needs, He will help you solve problems and maximize your investment.
Bart Dorst is a Senior Consultant at GCG. He has been with been with GCG since 2009 and has 20+ years of industry experience in business telecommunications, voice and data, networking, cloud, call-center, hardware sales, and IT cyber-security solutions. Bart Dorst has achieved the industry’s highest sales accreditation and certifications from Qwest/CenturyLink, XO Communications, Avaya, and Cisco.
Enterprise Solution Account Manager
With 17+ years of telecom experience, Jamie Timmerwilke has a solid understanding of various carrier offerings ranging from voice/data networking, colocation, managed security and cloud solutions to disaster recovery solutions. Having spent the majority of the 17 years working for Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), Jamie has experience managing complex projects, performing billing audit reviews, and account management.
Greg Heidenfelder has 20+ years of experience as a sales professional in the networking and telecom industry. Through that time he has worked with a wide array of customers to develop technology solutions that best meet their current and future business needs. Greg has a straight forward, “client first”, approach that has proven successful in building relationships with clients as both their consultant and trusted advisor.
Global Account Manager
Stephanie Baker has been with GCG since 2012 with a background in Project Management. She dedicates herself to delivering the right solutions for each client with top quality account management. Specializing in AT&T from business mobility to voice, data, networking and cyber-security, Stephanie provides end-to-end solutions for all business needs.
Bruce Miles has been with GCG since 2012 and has worked in the industry for 16+ years. Bruce has vast experience working with a wide range of suppliers in the areas of provisioning and the implementation of voice, data, and networking technologies. Bruce is detail oriented and provides exceptional service from the beginning to the end of every project. In his free time, Bruce likes to snowboard, travel and make people laugh.
Jenna Koenning brings over seven years of telecom experience to her role as a Senior Quote Fulfillment Specialist, and has been with GCG since 2011. From roles in customer service management, telecom analysis, and project management, Jenna’s expertise and knowledge positions her perfectly to work with 100+ technology suppliers to compile the best possible outcomes for GCG’s clients.
Project Order Manager
Josh Crow has over ten years of experience in the telecommunications industry working across many product sets and providers. In his position as a Project Manager, Josh is dedicated to assisting clients with many facets of their orders. In his free time, Josh enjoys being with his family and dog, tinkering with computers, and losing at ping pong and golf.
Post Sales Support Specialist
Stephanie Tackett has been with GCG since 2009 and brings 20+ years of experience and expertise to GCG. As a Post Sales Support Specialist, Stephanie works with clients and suppliers to effectively resolve trouble tickets and escalate billing tickets, as well as placing orders and disconnects. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys hanging out with her cats, reading and baking.
Project Manager & Mobility Specialist
Weston (West) has been with GCG since 2015 and has 5+ years of telecom industry experience. As a Project Implementation Manager and Mobility Specialist, West works close with GCG sales teams and clients to audit invoices, request pricing, and ensures each project is maintained and flowed through properly in a detailed and timely fashion.
Maggie Colmes has 15+ years of experience in administrative roles for a variety of companies including energy, financial services and law offices. Her background is in running client relations. She troubleshoot issues and find solutions quickly with a streamlined approach. Maggie is upbeat and always looking for exciting new ways to improve the quality of the office environment.