With a career in telecom and technology spanning over 25 years, Craig purchased A3 in 2020 and now serves as it's President. Prior to buying A3, Craig held roles as a sales engineer, director of implementation, director of operations, regional sales manager, outside sales, director of sales, and director of business development for telecom related companies and as director of sales & Partner Success for a Venture Funded startup, VP of Global Cloud Partners for an Australian based publically traded company and most recently as Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder of a venture backed starup.
Greg has been with A3 since it was founded in 2003 and over the years has managed several major teams within the organization and has become an expert in many of NEC's peripheral and server based applications. Today, Greg's time is primarily dedicated to Pre-Sales design, Technical Support to our Sales team, and managing many aspects of our relationship with NEC.
Michelle worked successfully as a contract and direct Project Manager, serving a variety of industries including Banking, Shipbuilding, Logistics and Aviation. In addition to software development and system implementations, she worked on data center migrations and consolidations, as well as merger and acquisition projects.
While with US Airways, she met the A3 Team. Together, they collaborated on NEC PBX and installations and upgrades at airports and support facilities throughout the country, before she joined the company in 2016.
A University of Washington graduate, Michelle is also a certified Project Management Professional.
After joining the Army in 1997, Eric started his career in Telecom in 2004 at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Mesa Az. After 12 years of maintaining all aspects of telecommunications for the laboratory, Eric joined A3 and worked in the pacific region in Hawaii for two years. Eric now runs the day to day operations for the mainland region in Seattle.
After a career in the United States Marine Corps, John began his Telecom career in 2000. John has 20 years vested in the industry. Starting his career as a government contractor at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Mesa, AZ where John maintained the bases security posture in communications. John has also worked at notable companies where he managed a team of technicians in the healthcare industry before joining the A3 Telecom team in 2015. Also, John has Operations experience in Carrier, Hosted, Managed Service, Post- Sales, Technical Engineering, Project Management, as well as maintenance of traditional PBX in Healthcare, Hospitality, Enterprise and Medium to Small Business environments.
Since beginning his telecom career in 1976 with one of NEC's first North American Dealers, Mike has successfully held virtually every job classification and position in the industry. In 1986, Mike took what he had learned and founded his first telecom company, Tele-Contracting Specialists, Inc. (TSI)
Following the sale of TSI (to what was then Integra Telecom, Inc.) and a very successful period with Nexus IS, Mike founded A3 Telecom, Inc. in 2003 and leading it through 16 successful years before selling the company in early 2020.
After a career in the US Military, Bill began his telecom career in 1978 and to date, has 40 years vested in the industry. Like Mike, Bill rose through the ranks and has served with several notable companies before joining the TSI / A3 team in 1988. Bill led Operations, Post-Sales, Technical Engineering, and Project Management areas through 16 successful years before selling the company in early 2020.