Meet the NUSO team

Our Management Team has over 300 years of combined industry experience in telecommunications, corporate development, and operations. Many of our team members have been delivering service together since 2007. We are dedicated to exceeding industry expectations.

Meet our Management Team!

Our Management Team has over 300 years of combined industry experience in telecommunications, corporate development, and operations. Our “core team” has been delivering service together since 2007. We are dedicated to supporting Channel Partner growth while exceeding customer expectations.

Matt Siemens
Chief Executive Officer

Matt is the CEO of NUSO and serves on its Board of Directors. Matt’s career spans over 25 years of managing technology-focused sales, marketing, and technical teams. He leads the strategic vision and culture at NUSO to deliver value for its partners and customers by innovating advanced business communications technologies. Before being named CEO in 2018, he held management positions for high-growth recurring revenue businesses at Sotel, NuVox, Electric Lightwave, Appia, and Voxitas. Matt is active in industry forums and organizations and is committed to maximizing NUSO’s positive impact on the community. In his free time, you can find him with his family, behind a camera, or restoring one of his old cars.

Todd Bromfman
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Analytics Officer

Todd is NUSO’s CFO and CAO. He is responsible for financial strategy, accounting, and compliance functions at NUSO. He has over 20 years of accounting and valuation experience, as well as merger and acquisition expertise. Prior to NUSO, Todd completed numerous complex valuations for both GAAP and tax purposes at Deloitte. He has completed over 100 transactions with enterprise values of more than $1 billion. He originally joined SoTel Systems in 2012 and has been instrumental in NUSO’s financial success since its founding. He holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from St. Louis University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from Washington University.

Paul Matte
Chief Operating Officer

Paul is NUSO’s Chief Operating Officer. He builds on his more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications and cloud communications experience as he leads NUSO’s operations. Paul has led multiple complex and in-depth communications programs throughout his career, most recently as the VP, Cloud Operations at NUSO. Prior to NUSO, Paul worked in Global Cloud Services for NEC Corporation of America.

a man in a suit smiling for the camera Ryan Henley CRO
Ryan Henley
Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Henley is NUSO’s Chief Revenue Officer. He is responsible for spearheading business growth and optimizing revenue streams. With a career spanning 30 years in communications technology, Ryan has led teams in sales, revenue operations, business operations and customer success with global service providers such as Bandwidth and Qwest and channel partners including Intelisys and Liquid Netwox, as well as managed hosting providers OpSource and NTT. Ryan’s professional journey began when he served as a communications officer in the U.S. Army. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree from the University of Colorado-Denver.

Chastity Ritrovato
vp of Human Resources

Chastity is NUSO’s VP of Human Resources. With over 10 years’ experience primarily with telecommunications companies. Chastity’s Human Resources career began after 15 years of sales management experience with big box retailers and the wireless communication industry. Leadership roles during this tenure provided tools and knowledge that led to a seamless transition into HR. Chas manages all aspects of HR including compliance, recruiting, payroll, onboarding, training, development, as well as benefits. Chastity holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management from the University of Missouri as well a certificate in Professionals Human Resources (PHR).

Aaron Hinni
VP of Software

Aaron is NUSO’s VP of Software. He builds on his more than 25 years of software development experience as he develops and deploys software solutions at NUSO. Aaron’s depth of expertise comes from the multiple leadership positions he has served in, including CTO at LockerDome, Co-owner at Veda Development (web app development), and Co-founder and Lead Developer at Appistry (cloud pioneer with 6 US patents), and Senior Developer at Tapestry Computing. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Missouri.

Garry Vardanyan
SR. VP of Engineering

Garry is NUSO’s SR VP of Engineering and is responsible for the IP Services and Cloud Services. He is the primary architect of the current NUSO cloud and communication platform and the integrated systems. Garry has over 20 years of experience creating and leading software development, and communications-focused systems. Previously he led 24×7 global service and support at Epygi. Garry holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Yerevan State University.

Craig McElroy
VP of Systems

Craig is NUSO’s VP of Systems and resident expert in cloud computing infrastructure including KVM, VMWare, and virtualization. He was previously the CTO at Contegix, responsible for cloud computing and collocating design and infrastructure. His experience in deploying and operating complex switches and router infrastructure across geo-disparate environments guides his leadership in systems. He began his career as a software engineer and holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Missouri.

Briana “Sully” Sullivan
VP Product, Marketing, & Communication

Briana is NUSO’s VP of Marketing where she is responsible for NUSO’s branding, marketing strategy, and product roadmap. She has held a variety of roles in the communications space including: portfolio and product management, pricing and offer management, technical buying, vendor and partnership management, customer operations, and business development partnership. Briana holds a Bachelors in Communications and Socio-Legal studies from the University of Denver as well as post grad and executive certifications in Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution. She likes to spend as much of her free time as possible outside or traveling to new places.

Tom Michaels
VP of Carrier Sales

Tom is NUSO’s VP of Carrier Sales where he leads the sales team to deliver wholesale telecom solutions. Tom’s telecom career spans over 20 years of providing complex voice and data solutions in the carrier, service provider, and Enterprise spaces. His love of technology has earned him multiple Cisco certifications and cybersecurity credentials over the years. Tom actively volunteers his time working with the homeless community and serving on boards to boost funding and support. He is all about family and is an avid reader, writer, and outdoorsman in his free time.

Patrick Foster
VP of Channel Solutions

Leading a team of Channel Experts, he is focused on delivering our Partners the right mix of service, support and resources they can leverage to position, deploy and grow with NUSO. Prior to joining NUSO, Patrick spent 13 yrs at Adtran and has been recognized as a CRN Channel Chief for his excellence in leading channel organizations. He started his career in technology and telecommunications at Dell after serving in the US Marine Corps as the Logistics and Embarkation Chief for the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines.

Kevin Moss
VP of Product Development

Kevin Moss is NUSO’s VP of Product Development where he leads a Product Team creating and delivering innovative services and solutions to NUSO partners and customers. Kevin began with NUSO at its inception and has over 30 years of telecommunications experience in Network engineering, operations, and management. Kevin enjoys Fly Fishing and family activities in his free time.

Bryanna Ward
VP of Business Operations

Bryanna is NUSO’s VP of Business Operations where she oversees operations, porting, and billing processes. Starting with NUSO at it’s founding, as Director of Finance and Integration, Bryanna has been instrumental in developing processes company wide. With a passion for problem solving and innovation, she can be found increasing efficiencies to improve the NUSO customer experience. Bryanna holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Southern Connecticut State University. In her free time, she enjoys home remodeling projects and hikes with her dogs.

Derick Adams
VP of Network Operations

Derick Adams is NUSO’s VP of Network Operations, where he was previously Director of Network Operations. He has been with NUSO since its inception and was previously the Senior Support Engineer at SoTel Systems where he played a vital role in technical assistance. He started his career in Information Technology Support and has nearly 20 years of telecommunications industry experience supporting customers in SIP platforms, UCaaS, and NOC management.

Matt Siemens

Chief Executive Officer

Matt is the CEO of NUSO and serves on its Board of Directors. Matt’s career spans over 25 years of managing technology-focused sales, marketing, and technical teams. He leads the strategic vision and culture at NUSO to deliver value for its partners and customers by innovating advanced business communications technologies. Before being named CEO in 2018, he held management positions for high-growth recurring revenue businesses at Sotel, NuVox, Electric Lightwave, Appia, and Voxitas. Matt is active in industry forums and organizations and is committed to maximizing NUSO’s positive impact on the community. In his free time, you can find him with his family, behind a camera, or restoring one of his old cars.

Ryan Henley

Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Henley is NUSO’s Chief Revenue Officer. He is responsible for spearheading business growth and optimizing revenue streams. With a career spanning 30 years in communications technology, Ryan has led teams in sales, revenue operations, business operations and customer success with global service providers such as Bandwidth and Qwest and channel partners including Intelisys and Liquid Netwox, as well as managed hosting providers OpSource and NTT. Ryan’s professional journey began when he served as a communications officer in the U.S. Army. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree from the University of Colorado-Denver.

Paul Matte

Chief Operating Officer

Paul is NUSO’s Chief Operating Officer. He builds on his more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications and cloud communications experience as he leads NUSO’s operations. Paul has led multiple complex and in-depth communications programs throughout his career, most recently as the VP, Cloud Operations at NUSO. Prior to NUSO, Paul worked in Global Cloud Services for NEC Corporation of America.

Chastity Ritrovato

VP of Human Resources

Chastity is NUSO’s VP of Human Resources. With over 10 years’ experience primarily with telecommunications companies. Chastity’s Human Resources career began after 15 years of sales management experience with big box retailers and the wireless communication industry. Leadership roles during this tenure provided tools and knowledge that led to a seamless transition into HR. Chas manages all aspects of HR including compliance, recruiting, payroll, onboarding, training, development, as well as benefits. Chastity holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management from the University of Missouri as well a certificate in Professionals Human Resources (PHR).

Aaron Hinni

VP of Software

Aaron is NUSO’s VP of Software. He builds on his more than 25 years of software development experience as he develops and deploys software solutions at NUSO. Aaron’s depth of expertise comes from the multiple leadership positions he has served in, including CTO at LockerDome, Co-owner at Veda Development (web app development), and Co-founder and Lead Developer at Appistry (cloud pioneer with 6 US patents), and Senior Developer at Tapestry Computing. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Missouri.

Garry Vardanyan

SR. VP of Engineering

Garry is NUSO’s SR VP of Engineering and is responsible for the IP Services and Cloud Services. He is the primary architect of the current NUSO cloud and communication platform and the integrated systems. Garry has over 20 years of experience creating and leading software development, and communications-focused systems. Previously he led 24×7 global service and support at Epygi. Garry holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Yerevan State University.

Craig McElroy

VP of Systems

Craig is NUSO’s VP of Systems and resident expert in cloud computing infrastructure including KVM, VMWare, and virtualization. He was previously the CTO at Contegix, responsible for cloud computing and collocating design and infrastructure. His experience in deploying and operating complex switches and router infrastructure across geo-disparate environments guides his leadership in systems. He began his career as a software engineer and holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Missouri.

Briana “Sully” Sullivan

VP Product, Marketing, & Communication

Briana is NUSO’s VP of Marketing where she is responsible for NUSO’s branding, marketing strategy, and product roadmap. She has held a variety of roles in the communications space including: portfolio and product management, pricing and offer management, technical buying, vendor and partnership management, customer operations, and business development partnership. Briana holds a Bachelors in Communications and Socio-Legal studies from the University of Denver as well as post grad and executive certifications in Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution. She likes to spend as much of her free time as possible outside or traveling to new places.

Tom Michaels

VP of Carrier Sales

Tom is NUSO’s VP of Carrier Sales where he leads the sales team to deliver wholesale telecom solutions. Tom’s telecom career spans over 20 years of providing complex voice and data solutions in the carrier, service provider, and Enterprise spaces. His love of technology has earned him multiple Cisco certifications and cybersecurity credentials over the years. Tom actively volunteers his time working with the homeless community and serving on boards to boost funding and support. He is all about family and is an avid reader, writer, and outdoorsman in his free time.

Patrick Foster

VP of Channel Solutions

Leading a team of Channel Experts, he is focused on delivering our Partners the right mix of service, support and resources they can leverage to position, deploy and grow with NUSO. Prior to joining NUSO, Patrick spent 13 yrs at Adtran and has been recognized as a CRN Channel Chief for his excellence in leading channel organizations. He started his career in technology and telecommunications at Dell after serving in the US Marine Corps as the Logistics and Embarkation Chief for the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines.

Kevin Moss

VP of Product Development

Kevin Moss is NUSO’s VP of Product Development where he leads a Product Team creating and delivering innovative services and solutions to NUSO partners and customers. Kevin began with NUSO at its inception and has over 30 years of telecommunications experience in Network engineering, operations, and management. Kevin enjoys Fly Fishing and family activities in his free time.

Bryanna Ward

VP of Business Operations

Bryanna is NUSO’s VP of Business Operations where she oversees operations, porting, and billing processes. Starting with NUSO at it’s founding, as Director of Finance and Integration, Bryanna has been instrumental in developing processes company wide. With a passion for problem solving and innovation, she can be found increasing efficiencies to improve the NUSO customer experience. Bryanna holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Southern Connecticut State University. In her free time, she enjoys home remodeling projects and hikes with her dogs.

Derick Adams

VP of Network Operations

Derick Adams is NUSO’s VP of Network Operations, where he was previously Director of Network Operations. He has been with NUSO since its inception and was previously the Senior Support Engineer at SoTel Systems where he played a vital role in technical assistance. He started his career in Information Technology Support and has nearly 20 years of telecommunications industry experience supporting customers in SIP platforms, UCaaS, and NOC management.

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