Saddleback Communications continues growth in the Valley of the Sun
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
Saddleback Communications, a provider of fiber-based internet, voice and cloud communications services for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, recently added four new leaders to ensure the company continues to meet and exceed the needs of its current clients and is prepared for the continual growth and expansion in the community along the Loop 101 corridor.
Andrew Ward — chief technology officer
Mr. Ward brings with him more than 20 years of experience in software development, technical consulting, and international management of teams in the United Kingdom and the United States.
He is a fractional CTO with Saddleback while he continues to own and manage his successful consulting company Award Consulting. Mr. Ward’s extensive background includes a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computation from Oxford University.
Stan Bryant — vice president of operations
With more than 30 years of experience in telecommunication and a strong history of leadership, Mr Bryant was recently appointed as the vice president of operations for Saddleback Communication after serving as their project office manager at Saddleback for the past year.
Jake Livingstone – director of voice engineering
Mr. Livingstone has 13 years of software engineering experience and an extensive knowledge of cloud communications & Saddleback’s core switching technology, from his prior work in the industry, making him an invaluable asset to the team.
Chris Halverson – director of customer service
Mr. Halverson has 20 years of global experience. During his career, he has created more streamlined systems and led customer support facilities in 150 countries around the world.
“The leadership appointments of Stan, Andrew, Chris and Jake showcase Saddleback’s continued commitment to offering the highest level of communications service to the SRPMIC and the many high-profile businesses, organizations and Community members it serves,” says Saddleback Communications President and General Manager Bill Bryant.
“We’re excited for our company’s continued growth with the new leadership, combined expertise and shared vision for Saddleback Communications.”