Matthew Harty, President/CEO
Matt Harty founded Converged Network Service Group after more than 20 years of experience in the data and telecommunications industry. As President of XO Communication's Commercial Division, Matt was responsible for the sales, marketing, and service implementation of XO's products to business customers across the Continental U.S. Previously, Matt held senior leadership positions with MCI and Frontier Communications. Matt graduated magna cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science, from Villanova University in 1991, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
David Wilson, Chief Operating Officer
David Wilson joined CNSG with more 12 years experience in sales and sales management roles in the voice and data communications sector. As a top performing Sales Manager for XO Communications Enterprise Account team, David was responsible for voice, data, collocation, hardware, and managed solutions sales to XO's enterprise and government customers. Previously, David was a senior sales manager with Allegiance Telecom. David serves on the Board of Directors for the Morrison YMCA in Charlotte, N.C. and represents several committees within the YMCA. He is very active in fundraising for the Starfish reading program that provides reading assistance to underprivileged elementary school children around the nation. David graduated from Elon College with a B.S. in Business Management and Management Information Systems.
Ryan G. Will, Managing Partner
Ryan G. Will joined CNSG with more than 14 years of senior management experience in the data and telecommunications industry and leads CNSG’s expansion efforts. Prior to his current work with CNSG, Ryan was a Vice President of Sales at Internap Network Services. Ryan managed sales in the Eastern U.S. Region and Canada. In addition, Ryan held the position of Vice President of Sales and Retention at XO Communications where he was responsible for approximately 300 sales and sales support employees. Ryan holds a B.S in Business Management from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. Ryan is the founder of Commonwealth Telecom and currently resides in Atlanta, GA.
Frank Llaneza, Director, Business Development & Commissions
Frank Llaneza joined CNSG with substantial experience in intensive credit analysis, financial modeling, private equity ventures, Debt Capital Markets, corporate bond restructuring and liability management. Previously, Frank managed Wachovia Securities debt and equity exposure for the Corporate and Investment Bank's distressed syndicated loan portfolio. He has served in various leadership roles in the Media & Telecommunications, IT/Business Services, Consumer Products and Specialty & Chemical products sectors. In addition, Frank has been involved in a number of entrepreneurial ventures, including real estate acquisition and development and fiber-to-the-home provisioning. He graduated as the First Honor Graduate from the Citadel, Military College of South Carolina.
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Ali Niroo, Mid-Atlantic Business Development
Ali Niroo graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Marketing and Minor in Finance in 2001, and has over eight years experience in sales roles in the voice and data communications sector. He started his career with XO Communications in outside sales, and after a very successful career, as a sales professional and consistent President’s Club member for five years. Ali later moved on to run the Enterprise team for a Metro Ethernet player based out of Washington, DC named Allied Telecom. His responsibilities included developing carrier relationships, expanding the network through requirement and network expansion to sell IP Transit, Point to Points, to the enterprise, carrier and government sectors. He led all Allied Telecom in sales revenue, and was consistently recognized as a top performer at XO Communications. Ali Niroo received his B.A. in Business, graduating from James Madison University in 2001, where he also was a member of the Varisty football team at Nothereastern University and James Madison in 1996, 1997, 1998 at the d1-aa collegiate level. Ali currently resides in Washington DC, and is President of US Voice and Data, LLC. He is an exclusive partner with CNSG.
Chris Martin, Mid-Atlantic Business Development
Chris Martin joined the CNSG team with over eight years of telecom experience. Chris has worked in various sales roles with Allegiance telecom and XO Communications most recently managing the indirect sales channel in the Carolinas. Chris has been a constant top performer throughout his sales career winning many sales accolades. Chris attended Elon University where he graduated in 2002 with a B.S. in Business with concentrations in Marketing and Management. Chris currently resides in Annapolis, Maryland, and is President of CM5 Communications, LLC. He is an exclusive partner with CNSG.