TeleQuality is thrilled to welcome more new hires from our very successful Q3! Get to know each of them below!
Jeff Stang - Sales Engineer
As a sales engineer, Jeff will be working with TeleQuality customers to design WAN connectivity plans with sufficient capacity to meet existing and planned bandwidth and security requirements-and qualify for funding through through the FCC's Universal Service Fund (USF). Jeff has been working in telecommunications with both service providers and equipment vendors since graduating with a BSEE degree from UT - Arlington, TX in 1990. Welcome Jeff!
Where did you grow up? "I grew up in Omaha, NE but relocated to San Antonio to join TeleQuality from the DFW area where I've lived, raised a family and worked for 30 years."
Most enjoyable trip/vacation? "The most enjoyable trip I've taken was to Sicily, Italy. There is fascinating history and incredible artifacts in that region and the climate and cuisine are perfect!"
Activities you enjoy outside of work? "I enjoy my time ATTEMPTING to improve my ukulele skills and do believe I am nearly at 'Grill Master Class' with my smoked meats! :)"
What do you look forward to most with your new role at TQ? "I'm looking forward to getting out on the road to meet with our customers!"
Kevin Melody- Regional Account Manager (RAM)
Kevin joins TeleQuality as our newest Regional Account Manager for the state of Maine where he will be in charge of marketing and selling TQCI's breath of products and services to rural healthcare facilities in that territory. His goal is to help healthcare providers deliver better outcomes to their patients by providing access to better technology which will minimize the geographical challenges their patients face. Kevin's background includes 18 years of experience in the medical device marketplace. Welcome Kevin!
Where did you grow up? "Born in Wichita, KS. Have lived in southern Maine for the past 20 years."
Most enjoyable trip/vacation? "Ireland for our honeymoon."
Activities you enjoy outside of work? "I enjoy spending time with my family, particularly outdoors. I enjoy sailing on my boat, as well as hunting and fishing."
What's one of the top items on your life bucket list? "To go back to Australia, where I completed my senior year of high school. Would also like to take the time to sail the entire coast of Maine."
Bryan Stofle- Senior Manager of Network Performance
Bryan joins TeleQuality as our Senior Manager of Network Performance where he is in charge of managing the Network Operations Center (NOC), ensuring customer circuit performance and assisting with corporate strategy as part of the operations management team. He received his first professional certification in 2003 and, with the exception of a few years in the US Navy, have been involved in IT ever since. His past experience includes working for multiple managed service providers where he managed teams of technicians, being Director of IT at a large medical research facility and founding a successful security software firm.
Where did you grow up? "I was born in North Carolina and grew up in central Texas."
Most enjoyable trip/vacation? "This is probably a tie between Cyprus and Scotland."
What do you like to do outside of work? "Outside of work I like to do anything outside. I’m an avid hunter, love anything involving boating or the water in general, and think anything that’s good is better with live music."
What’s one of the top items on your life bucket list? "Watch my kids graduate college."
Favorite quote: "Far better is it to dare mightily, to achieve glorious triumphs though checked by failure than to take ranks with those poor souls that neither enjoy much nor fear much as they reside in that grey twilight zone between victory and defeat." -Theodore Roosevelt