Company Background

As part of KELLY’s SETT (Science, Engineering, Technology, and Telecom) Business Unit, we are committed to providing state-of-the-art telecom engineering and deployment solutions for legacy, 5G, and private networks. We are a leading provider of comprehensive high-value engineering, technology, and business consulting solutions, and we deliver these through (1) staffing, (2) scope of work, and (3) direct hire services. Our collective purpose is to connect people to work that inspires them so that, together, we can provide customer solutions while advancing our diverse workforce and the communities we serve. We take the time to understand our client’s needs and match with our candidate’s experience, skillset, interests, and career aspirations to connect them with meaningful opportunities that achieve their short and long-term goals.

Our Values

WE ARE UNITED

We respect the significance of each person’s contribution, and work together in pursuit of our common goals. We value diverse perspectives, so we listen open-mindedly, and we share our knowledge and viewpoints freely and respectfully. We do not point fingers. We fail and learn, or we win and celebrate TOGETHER.

We-are-accountable

WE ARE ACCOUNTABLE

We act like owners. We honor our commitments to our clients, talent, and each other. We respect our teammates and therefore expect high performance.

We-are-fun

WE ARE FUN

 We make the time we spend together enjoyable. We approach everything and everyone with a positive attitude. We enjoy the work that we do, with the people we’re lucky to do it with.

We-are-bold

WE ARE BOLD

We set big, ambitious goals. We take smart, calculated risks and aren’t afraid to be innovative and different. We make a positive impact by connecting people to work that inspires them in the industry which connects the world.

We-are-tenacious

WE ARE TENACIOUS

We are focused, determined, and passionate in our pursuit of excellence. We act with urgency and agility. We have the drive and grit to persevere.

Senior Leadership

Jonathan Langley

Executive Vice President & Chief Talent & Technology Officer

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Mark Walker

President

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Rashid Iqbal

Executive Vice President & Chief Growth Officer

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Liz Fiallo

Senior Vice President,

Sales & Business Development

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Julie Pieters

Vice President,

People Operations

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Dexter Lee

Vice President,

Business Operations

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Mike Cutler

Vice President,

Recruiting

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Christian Atienza

Senior Director of Finance & Accounting

 

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Michael Kefauver

Vice President,

Deployment Services

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Irene Stone

Vice President,

Client Services

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Nikhil Dogra

Vice President,

Engineering Services

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Simon Messenger

Vice President,

Sales

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Henrik Centerham

Vice President,

Sales

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Michelle Cadena

Vice President,

Sales

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Neil Palmer

Vice President,

Business Development

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Mike Dawkins

Vice President,

Broadband & Enterprise

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News & Events

Locations

United States

Pakistan

Other Locations

Argentina
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Ecuador
Egypt
France

Germany
Greece
India
Japan
Jordan
Mexico
Peru

Portugal
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates

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Employee Locations

Office Locations

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Contact Us

Our Locations

UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, DC: 1890 Preston White Dr.Suite 150 Reston, VA 20191
CHICAGO: 300 S Wacker Dr, STE 1313, Chicago, IL 60606
DALLAS: 5000 Legacy Dr Ste 100 Plano, TX 75024
SEATTLE: 15325 SE 30th Pl Ste 300 Bellevue, WA 98007
LOS ANGELES: 5000 E Spring St Ste 430 Long Beach, CA 90815

INTERNATIONAL

TORONTO, CANADA: 77 City Centre Dr Suite 401 Mississauga, ON L5B 1M5
LAHORE, PAKISTAN: DHA, Lahore

EMAIL: info@gtatelecom.com
PHONE: (703) 476-8999
FAX: (703) 880-6656

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    Jonathan has over 20 years of experience in the Staffing and Technology industry. As Chief Talent & Technology Officer, he is responsible for outlining the company’s talent and technological vision, implementing strategies, and ensuring that resources are aligned with the company’s business needs. In addition, Jonathan is responsible for monitoring departmental operations, managing client relationships, and identifying business opportunities that would maximize the company’s performance, drive revenues, and achieve the business’s profitability goals.

    Before his Chief Talent & Technology Officer role, he was the Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of Recruiting. He helped build a world-class recruiting and sales team, placing direct hires and project consultants with a range of global clients in the telecom/networking market. Jonathan believes that by building strong relationships with the best and brightest in the industry, we can provide excellent value to our employees and clients in the communities where we live and work.

    Jonathan enjoys working outside in the garden and looking after his chickens and ducks in his spare time. He also loves to travel with his family and explore new places.






    Mark’s background includes 25+ years of experience in the wireless industry with a leading global telecommunications manufacturer, a world-class carrier, and a comprehensive telecom consulting and solutions provider. Before joining us, Mark served as Network Vice President. His team was responsible for designing, deploying, and operating Sprint’s wireless network for the Northeast Region. He also served as a leader in RF Engineering, Operations, and the Solutions Engineering teams for Nextel and Sprint. Before joining Nextel, he held positions within Motorola’s Test Systems and Field Engineering teams.

    Additionally, Mark is a passionate Warriors4Wireless board member. Warriors4Wireless is a nonprofit career development program designed exclusively to connect talented military veterans with meaningful and exciting careers in the telecommunications industry.





    Rashid is a seasoned global executive with 25+ years of wireless telecom experience. His expertise includes M&A, P&L management, sales and customer management, geographic expansion, and diversifying service portfolios. He is part of the executive leadership team responsible for P&L. As the Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, he has overall responsibility for Sales, Solutions, Finance, Legal, and Business Analytics organizations. He has managed operations on five continents.

    Before joining us, he was the CEO of SWI, responsible for their global operations spread across North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Prior to that, Rashid spent 20+ years at LCC International (Now Tech Mahindra), where he held various senior executive positions, including Chief Operating Officer for the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific, where he had end-to-end P&L responsibility for operations spread across ten countries, Senior Vice President of Sales & Operations and Vice President of Engineering services for the Americas region. Earlier in his career, he also held positions at AT&T and Walmart Stores Inc.

    Rashid is passionate about embracing diversity and cross-cultural awareness in today’s global marketplace. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the College of International Studies at his alma mater, The University of Oklahoma (OU). He is also a big Sooners football fan who loves traveling and exploring new countries and cultures.






    Liz is the Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development. She manages the sales and account management globally. With 30 years of experience in Sales and Business Development in the Wireless Industry, Liz has a strong background in sales development and expansion, strategic planning, revenue growth, and profit gains.

    Before joining us in 2015, Liz was North America Senior Vice President of Sales for Tech Mahindra (formerly LCC International), overseeing sales and business growth in government, enterprise, and telecommunications sectors. Prior to Tech Mahindra, Liz was the Senior Vice President of the Americas for Xceed Technologies, managing sales for network optimization and rules-based network performance management solutions. Liz held other key sales positions at LCC International and Cable and Wireless.

    She holds a BA degree in Marketing from Radford University. Liz can be found in her spare time boating and giving back to her community, where she serves on several profit boards.






    Julie is the Vice President of People Operations, leading the Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, and Operations Support teams. With 20 years of staffing experience and 15 years focused on the wireless industry, Julie has a strong background in setting and leading strategic initiatives across the diverse programs owned by the People Operations team. At the same time, she is fostering an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, empowering all employees to contribute to their full potential.

    Prior to joining us, Julie was the head of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources at Bergelectric, developing and leading organizational strategies to achieve the organization’s key talent objectives. Before Bergelectric, Julie was the Director of Quality & Talent Care at Kineticom, leading the Talent Care, Marketing, and IT teams and working closely with the head of HR.

    Outside of work, Julie, her husband, and two little boys love to travel, try new things, and spend time with family and friends.






    Dexter is the Vice President of Business Operations, which includes leading the Legal, Contracts, Business Analytics, and PMO teams. As a results-oriented executive leader with over 25 years of wireless industry experience, Dexter has held several leadership roles in business operations and engineering services delivery, emphasizing organizational coherence and business process improvement.

    Before joining us, Dexter was Vice President, Engineering Services, North America for Sublime Wireless, with responsibilities for business operations and engineering services delivery. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Global Business Operations, Network Services for LCC International, with a multitude of business operations responsibilities.

    Dexter holds degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Management from George Washington University. Outside of work, Dexter has a keen interest in travel, food, and wine and enjoys the challenge of expanding his advanced wine studies beyond his current level 2 certification as a sommelier.






    Mike’s background includes 15+ years of experience in wireless staffing and solutions. Mike currently is Vice President of Recruiting managing recruiting efforts for staffing, solutions, and enterprise. Before joining us, Mike was Director of Recruiting for a telecom staffing firm supporting recruiting large national wireless telecommunications carriers and network turnkey consulting firms.

    Additionally, Mike is heavily involved in youth athletics in his community, coaching and volunteering with baseball, basketball, and soccer leagues.






    Christian’s background includes 30+ years of experience in the accounting field, from government contracting and real estate investment to telecom. Christian is currently the Senior Director of Finance and Accounting and is responsible for the entire accounting cycle and reporting requirements for the company. With a BS in Accounting from Old Dominion University, Christian is a tech enthusiast who enjoys learning new systems and quickly adapting to them.

    Outside of work, Christian enjoys traveling and trying new foods. As a self-proclaimed foodie, he and his wife try new cuisine whenever possible – Korean BBQ being the top choice!






    Michael is the Vice President of Deployment Services and is responsible for managing network design and implementation programs. With his 20+ year career, Michael has observed and participated in the evolution of the mobile wireless industry, particularly in transport technologies and network delivery. He has designed large-scale transport architectures, optimized existing infrastructures, managed many large design and implementation teams for backhaul and RAN deployments, evaluated new wireless technologies, created meticulous financial models, and consulted many network operators in developing business strategies and build plans.

    Michael is a licensed Professional Engineer and received his MS and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Before joining us in 2019, Michael held various Solutions Management and Functional Lead roles for Tech Mahindra, LCC International, and WFI. When not working, he enjoys salvaging and repurposing junk and listening to live country music.






    Irene is Vice President of Client Services, responsible for key customer relationships in order to better deliver opportunity, value, and results. Irene brings a unique mix of marketing, sales, and staffing experience to her role and has a proven track record of client success, business results, and growth.

    Irene is passionate about DE&I and continuous learning; she is an active member of our Inclusion & Diversity team, leads and founded the Kelly Telecom Women’s Employee Resource Group (ERG), and developed, implemented, and currently manages the Kelly Telecom Mentorship Program.

    Irene holds a degree from UC Berkeley and serves on the board of a non-profit organization that provides services to children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. You’re equally likely to find her out dancing or curled up with a good book in her spare time.






    Nikhil is the Vice President of Engineering Services managing Operations, delivery, and P&L for Engineering business. Nikhil has 25+ years of progressive experience in the wireless industry, with expertise in Engineering delivery, P&L management, Portfolio management, Business development, Solution development, alliance development, and strategic planning.

    Before joining us in 2018, Nikhil worked at Tech Mahindra (formerly LCC International) as North America Delivery Head for Access Network, where he was responsible for Access network P&L, and account development, strategy planning, and execution of high sensitivity engagements. Prior to LCC, Nikhil worked in India with various organizations holding engineering, R&D, and management positions in the telecom and technology sector.

    Nikhil earned his Bachelor of Electronics Engineering from Marathwada University, India, followed by Post-Graduation in Operations Management from Symbiosis Pune, India.

    Nikhil resides in Virginia with his wife and two sons. In his free time, Nikhil loves to reflect on life through his blogs, articles, and poems.






    Simon is the Vice President of Sales with over 20 years of experience and specialization in Management, Staffing, Sales, Recruitment, Talent Advisory Services, Managed Service Provider (MSP) solutions, Contingent Workforce Outsourcing (CWO), Master Vendor with Technology, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Talent Supply Chain Management (TSCM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Employer Brand Value Proposition (EVP)as well as strategic recruitment marketing campaigns.

    Simon has worked in Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and America and still loves traveling and exploring new countries and cultures.

    Outside of work, Simon was a semi-professional soccer player!






    Henrik is the Vice President of Sales and manages our sales programs and account teams in the East region. With 20 years of experience in sales management, account management, and sales operation within the telecom industry, Henrik has a strong domain knowledge resulting in sales growth and client satisfaction.

    Before joining us 2022, Henrik served as Vice President of sales North America for leading solution providers delivering Network Testing, Radio Engineering, and Service Assurance solution to CSPs and MNO globally. Henrik started his carrier with Ericsson as part of the global expertise center, where he played a crucial role in rolling out evolving communication technologies across the globe. In the early 2000’s Henrik migrated to the USA from Sweden to help launch a GSM network in the Washington, DC area.

    Henrik holds a BS degree in Engineering and Business Management. He’s an avid hiker and enjoys the outdoors, culinary experiences, and traveling.






    Michelle Cadena is a California native and a proud graduate of UC Berkeley. She began her career in Technology in the early 2000’s working as an IT and telecom recruiter. Michelle has also worked as a Business Development Director in Technical Sales and now in Sales Leadership. Michelle is a busy mom to 3 teenagers and enjoys traveling.






    Neil is the Vice President of Deployment and C&I Sales and manages the sales globally for the company. With over 25 years of experience in Business Development and Operations in the Wireless Industry, Neil has a strong sales/business development, strategic planning, and delivery background.

    Before joining us, Neil spent six years at Nokia/SAC  as the Vice President of Sales for the West region and then Vice President of Delivery for the Sprint mMIMO/5G national build. Prior to SAC, Neil was in senior sales and delivery roles at Exi Parsons, WesTower, and Mycom. He also held other key positions on telecommunications and civil engineering projects in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan, working on projects as diverse as a Microwave Network across Malaysia, Sabah, and Sarawak to the first bridge over the Mekong River between Laos and Thailand.

    He holds a BS in Construction Management from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. During his spare time, Neil enjoys watching the English Premier League soccer, hiking, and exploring California.






    Mike has 26 years in the telecom industry, spending his time in leadership roles at Nextel, Sprint, and T-Mobile. During this time, he led organizations in Sales, Operations, and Solution Engineering. Mike now leads our Broadband and Enterprise division, focusing on the Rural Broadband Initiative and Private Network development. Mike is an active member of the RWA, Rural Wireless Association.