Brian J. Kelley
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kelley is the Chief Executive Officer of Alteva and has served on Alteva’s Board of Directors since November 2013. Mr. Kelley also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Four Winds Advisors LLC, focused on advising technology focused clients on restructuring, turnaround and business development. Prior to establishing Four Winds, Mr. Kelley served as CEO, snom Technology, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, a leading global provider in designing, manufacturing and marketing VoIP communications equipment. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Kelley served on the Board of Directors of Tii Network Technologies, Inc., in Edgewood, New York, serving as Board Chairman beginning in 2010, and President and CEO beginning in 2011. Previously, Mr. Kelley was the President of TAMCO Technology, Tampa, Florida, a financial solutions-focused business management and development company, focusing on telecommunications asset management and financing solutions; was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cognitronics Corporation, Danbury, Connecticut, a company that provided central-office communications technology hardware and software solutions. Mr. Kelley also held senior management positions with TIE Communications, Inc., Seymour, Connecticut, a publicly-traded diversified telecommunications services company. Mr. Kelley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of New Hampshire and a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Connecticut.
William K. Birnie
Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
William (Bill) Birnie was appointed Chief Marketing Officer in May 2012. Mr. Birnie is responsible for all Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Business Development activities for Alteva. Mr. Birnie has extensive experience in the Telecommunications (Wireless & Wired) and Broadband industries in both the Consumer and B2B market segments. Prior to joining Alteva, Mr. Birnie held executive positions with Panasonic, Motorola, Comcast and Lucent Technologies. Mr. Birnie is a graduate of Rutgers University, is active in many Communications Industry associations such as the US Cloud Commission for State & Local Government and holds a patent in wireless communications for enhanced roaming notification.
Executive Vice President & Chief Network Officer
Mark Marquez has over fifteen years of senior project management and enterprise level architecture design in telecommunications and network infrastructure services. Since 1996, he has designed, managed, and implemented complex network and telecommunications infrastructures for small, medium, and enterprise companies including Exelon (PECO Energy), General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC)/Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, DIAL Corp., BBraun Pharmaceuticals and MAXIMUS Corporation.
As Executive Vice President and Chief Network Officer of the company, he is responsible for all network development, including internal and external networks, customer technology selection and implementation, and network technology operations and management. With his leadership and depth of knowledge, he designed and built a highly efficient and redundant technology infrastructure for the company. It is this technology that sets Alteva apart from its competitors. Mark is highly regarded within the hosted VoIP Industry as an expert of emerging technologies.
Andrea E. McHugh
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Andrea McHugh joined the Company in January 2013 as an Assistant Controller. Previously, Ms. McHugh was the Corporate Accounting Manager at Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor, LED and electronic assembly equipment, from June 2009 to January 2013 and held various positions at Ernst & Young LLP from 2003 to 2009. Ms. McHugh holds a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College, a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.