Leadership

Ken Williams

Ken Williams

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Ken is responsible for the overall strategic, technical, operational and financial success of Allied. His primary responsibilities involve strategic planning, the enhancement of internal and customer-facing technology systems and networks, and ensuring that the operational and financial resources at Allied are running in an efficient and effective manner. His vision led Allied to be the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Washington, DC region to deploy cutting-edge technology that delivers fiber-optic quality broadband Ethernet LAN services over existing copper wires. Under Ken’s leadership, Allied also expanded its services to include next-generation DWDM fiber-optic broadband services and business-class hosted VOIP telephone service. Ken completed his studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Drexel University in 1983.

Kathy Moore

Kathy Moore

Chief Financial Officer

Kathy has served as Allied’s Chief Financial Officer since September 2012. In her role, She is responsible for the overall financial strategy and day-to-day financial operations and administration of the company. Kathy is a highly accomplished finance and operations executive with expertise in fast growing and dynamic entrepreneurial companies and has a track record of assembling and leading high performance teams. With 20 years in the telecommunications and software industries, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from her previous executive roles at Razorsight Corporation, Innovectra Corporation, Wisor Telecom and NET2000 Communications. During her career, Kathy has overseen a variety of finance and operations functions, including strategic planning, business analysis, general accounting, human resources, revenue assurance, network cost audit, service delivery and customer service, and has extensive experience in raising capital, deal structuring and negotiations. Kathy has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from George Mason University and a CPA Designation from the State of Virginia.

Walter Ames

Walter C. Ames

Chief Network Architect and Chief Security Officer

Walter is responsible for the overall success of all engineering initiatives at Allied. He is responsible for ensuring that Allied’s core infrastructure and engineered products are developed, implemented and maintained with excellence. Walter has been in the network and telecommunications industry for over 20 years. He spent six years in the United States Army working in the Cryptologic/Cryptographic communications division. While serving at the Pentagon, he was responsible for integrating cryptographic technologies with emerging TCP/IP based networks. In the private sector, Walter worked for High-Tech International in a Project Management/Sr. Engineering role. In this position he developed a secure web-based application process in support of Federal Grant Payments, and designed and implemented the data networking security model to support the grants management process, which passed, without exception, the annual SAS-70 audit. Walter holds a BS/EE with a minor in Computer Science, as well as various specific certificates in applied cryptography, security and other data networking disciplines.

Melanie Jameson

Melanie Jameson

Director of Revenue Operations

Melanie is responsible for the overall success of Revenue Operations at Allied. Her primary responsibilities involve management of the daily revenue operations. Melanie has worked in the telecommunications industry for more than ten years. She spent four years with Birch Telecom, building the Texas market and developing the company’s sales operations policies and procedures. Her background also includes key positions at Cavalier Telephone where she served as the Business Care Manager for the Richmond Call Center where she was responsible for the inbound and outbound call center, all account retention efforts, data entry of all business orders, and all sales support activities. Melanie has completed several business communication courses and is a certified Salesforce Administrator.

Kevin Sturm

Kevin Sturm

Vice President of Operations & Engineering

Kevin is responsible for the development and delivery of Allied’s services to our customers, as well as leading the Operations and Engineering teams. He has over 25 years of extensive experience in telecommunications and has been successful in transforming business operations through building effective teams, rationalizing processes and creating a shared goal of improving the customer experience. Kevin is extremely customer and service delivery focused, having revolutionized service delivery in telecommunications by focusing on customer perception, reducing delivery intervals by 33% to 60% at NYNEX, Pathnet, and Telepacific & Cambrian while simultaneously reducing cost in each instance; as the head of operations for Enterprise Consulting Partners led the transformation of processes and methodologies to position the company to grow revenues and increase profitability; and turned around various projects at MCI that lead to improved on time delivery from 0% to 85%. He has a MS in Telecom Management from Brooklyn Polytechnic University and a BS in Sciences and Engineering from the US Military Academy at West Point.

Alex Laporte

Alex Laporte

Director, Service Delivery

Alex is responsible for leading, managing and mentoring Allied’s Service Delivery Project Managers, Provisioners, and Field Technicians; as well as managing the complete lifecycle of the implementation experience for customers – starting with planning and network design, to provisioning and activating Allied’s data and voice services. Alex leads the charge in ensuring services are delivered on time and in accordance with Allied and industry best practices. Alex has over six years of experience in the telecom arena of VOIP, Broadsoft Broadworks and M6CAS, and local number portability. Alex is also an avid tennis player and holds a USPTA certification.

Chris Faraji

Chris Faraji

Director of Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Chris’s is responsible for evaluating and managing new corporate growth initiatives and strategic business opportunities. He works directly the CEO on developing and refining Allied’s strategic growth, including developing short and medium-term tactical plans and the long-term strategic direction of the company . He has business development experience in telecommunications, managed services, and SaaS technology, having developed and cultivated business in both the private and government sectors. He has worked in the areas of sales leadership and strategy, corporate development, and business development for various organizations.

Mohammed Al-Jakoush

Mohammed Al-Jakoush

Director of Finance & Accounting

Mohammed is responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting operations, as well as the financial reporting and analysis and forecasting and budgeting functions. He works closely with the CFO to develop financial metrics and performance indictors to provide actionable data to the Allied management team. Mohammed is a seasoned finance and accounting professional with 16 years of extensive experience in accounting and financial operations, budgeting and forecasting, and the telecommunications industry. He most recently worked at one of the largest telecom operators in the Middle East, Syriatel. Mohammed has expertise in the ISO-9000 certification process as well as developing and managing the policies, procedures, and work flows for successfully passing the period audits. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Damascus University.

Careers

We're passionate about the people, technology, innovation and creativity around which our business is based. If you're interested in joining our team, please e-mail us a copy of your resume and a letter highlighting your capabilities to careers@alliedtelecom.net.

We are currently accepting qualified candidates for the following positions.

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DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES

We are looking for a Human Resources leader to originate and drive goals, strategies, objectives and tactics that will create a results oriented culture emphasizing and rewarding the behaviors, traits and skills that Allied values.

ASSOCIATE NETWORK ANALYST

Allied Telecom Group’s Network Operations Center is focused on providing an exceptional client experience and world-class technical support. As a trusted technology advisor you may often find yourself assisting clients with issues that extend into their LAN, beyond the average ISP’s point of demarcation.

ASSOCIATE VOICE ANALYST

Allied Telecom Group’s Network Operations Center is focused on providing an exceptional client experience and world-class technical support. As an Associate Voice Analyst you will be challenged to rapidly resolve reported issues and work closely with both technical and non-technical clients via email and phone.

Core Values

At Allied our Core Values are the foundation for how we choose to approach business. They are rooted in the vision of our founder who challenges us to be the best while maintaining exemplary business ethics and standards of personal responsibility. The words are simple: Integrity, Stewardship, Empowerment, CaNI (Constant and Never Ending Improvement), and Excellence. However the execution of our work, in alignment with our core values, is what ensures Allied is a company that continues to make a difference for our customers, employees, employees’ families, and the communities that we serve.

Core Values

STEWARDSHIP

  • Taking ownership for your area of responsibility.
  • This includes the company, our customers, employees and our communities.

EMPOWERMENT

  • Believing people have the innate ability to succeed.
  • Giving people the tools and autonomy to do their jobs.
  • Understanding that falling down is part of growing up.

INTEGRITY

  • Doing the right thing.
  • Ensuring your words and actions match.

EXCELLENCE

  • Delivering the best, being the best.
  • Serving our internal and external customers in ways that exceed their expectations.

CaNI

  • Using our creativity to create a cycle of Constant and Never-ending Improvement.

FAQs

Ask us anything and we’ll be happy to answer. Here are a few of the ones we get asked the most:

  • How long have you been providing services?
  • Allied Telecom has been providing communication services since 1990.
  • Do you provide voice services?
  • Of course. We provide Hosted PBX, PRI Service, and SIP Trunking for businesses across the Mid-Atlantic region. Allied’s suite of IP voice services are all On-Net ensuring you the most reliable quality of service available.
  • Are you a reseller and if so, who are your partners?
  • Allied Telecom is a facilities based communication services provider. We do not re-package or resell other carriers’ products.
  • Do you offer residential services?
  • Allied does not provide residential services but does provide custom business solutions for telework and remote access to corporate systems.
  • How can I tell if I qualify for your services?
  • To confirm availability, please contact a representative at 202-349-0408.
  • How long does it take to get connected?
  • If your company is located in a “Lit” building, we can often provide the same day service. Other solutions can be delivered in 15 days or less. To determine your availability, please contact a representative at 202-349-0408.
  • I am not in one of your buildings. Can I still receive service?
  • Yes. We offer a variety of customized options to deliver service outside our immediate footprint. For additional information, please contact a representative at 202-349-0408.

Contact Us

  • Allied Telecom Group, LLC
  • 1120 20th Street, NW
  • Suite 500 South
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • 202.541.9000 – Main
  • 202.541.9050 – Fax
  • 866.595.9915 – Toll Free
  • Finance
  • Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5 PM
  • 202.349.0420
  • Partners
  • 202.349.0480
  • Careers
  • careers@alliedtelecom.net
  • Customer Care
  • Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5:30 PM
  • 202.349.0470
  • Sales
  • Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5:30 PM
  • 202.349.0408
  • Technical Support 24×7
  • 202.349.0440
  • 866.593.8233 – Toll Free

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