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MEET OUR LEADERS TEAM

Our FEARLESS LEADERS

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Matt Sharrak

Chief Executive Officer

Matt’s passion for the wireless industry began at the age of 15, when he was selling phones and pagers at his uncle’s pager shop in Detroit. When he was 20 years old, he used his savings to purchase his first Sprint franchise store, which he sold four years later for a profit. In 2008, Matt and his partner Nash Khami founded Midwest Mobility Solutions (MMS) and grew the company from two AT&T retail locations to over 70 locations in under 10 years. Matt served as CEO of MMS and now serves as the CEO of Alliance Mobile since the organization began in 2022.

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Nash Khami

Chief Operating Officer

Nash started in the wireless industry over 30 years ago in 1993. In 2008, Nash and his partner Matt Sharrak founded Midwest Mobility Solutions (MMS) where Nash served as part of the executive leadership team. Nash has served as COO and President of Alliance Mobile since the organization began in 2022.

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Ken Erdmann

Chief Revenue Officer

Ken has over 27 years of experience in the wireless communications industry. He served as VPGM at Alltel Wireless for 11 years throughout multiple markets and before joining Alliance Mobile in 2022, served as COO of Slayton Wireless. Ken’s career includes an extensive background in forecasting, financial management, driving operational excellence, turning around under-performing markets, talent acquisition, site acquisition and customer and employee satisfaction. Ken now serves as the Chief Revenue Officer at Alliance Mobile.

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Brian Wainwright

Chief Development Officer

Brian started in the wireless industry over 26 years ago as President and CEO of The Wireless Experience (TWE). Brian founded TWE in a garage in Manahawkin, New Jersey and under his leadership it grew to be one of the East Coast’s largest AT&T dealers with over 100 locations across 7 states. In 2023, TWE entered a new phase when it was acquired by Alliance Mobile. Today, Brian serves as the Chief Development Officer of Alliance Mobile, continuing his commitment to innovation and growth in the industry.

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John Morgan

Chief Financial Officer

John is a strategic and effective leader who has worked in the finance departments of many of Michigan’s largest companies. With over 20 years of finance experience, John has held multiple positions from Controller to Finance Director, and more recently Chief Financial Officer. He prides himself on being a strategic partner alongside the CEO and other leaders within the organizations to help ensure profitability and growth. John joined the Alliance Mobile leadership team in 2022 as CFO.

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Joseph Lepordo

Executive Vice President

Joe is a seasoned leader with over 15 years of experience in the wireless industry.  Committed to learning and development, he holds a BSBA from UMass Lowell and an MBA from Northeastern University.  Joe strives to ensure Alliance Wireless is the preferred designation for both employees and guests alike.

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Jonathan Weiss

Senior Director of Operations

Jon started working in wireless in 2008 and has been with AT&T since 2010. Jon joined Midwest Mobility Solutions (MMS) in 2013 as a Store Manager and progressed into a training role. In 2019, Jon stepped into the role of Director of Retail Execution where he was responsible for the development of Operations, Training, Analytics, and Strategy. Jon currently serves in the role of Senior Director of Operations for Alliance Mobile.

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Rick Randolph

Director of Business
Development & Analytics

Rick’s start in wireless retail was back in 2008 as Retail Sales Consultant for Russell Cellular in West Frankfort, IL. When Russell Cellular was acquired by Slayton Wireless, Rick held several positions within the organization including Store Manager, District Manager, Director of Operations, and the Director of Corporate and Retail Support. When Alliance Mobile formed from MMS and Slayton Wireless, Rick took on the role of Director of Business Development & Analytics.

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Kris Gjorgjeski

Director of ACC & Call Center

Kris began working in wireless in 2016 with Midwest Mobility Solutions (MMS) as a Small Business Manager. Kris quickly found his passion in the Connected Communities space, and became an Account Manager & Call Center Manager in 2017. Currently, Kris serves as Alliance Mobile’s Director of ACC & Call Center.

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Robert Semaan

Director of Human Resources

Robert started his career in Human Resources in 2008 after graduating from Oakland University. He began working in the wireless industry nine years ago with partners Matt Sharrak and Nash Khami at MMS. Robert now leads the Alliance Mobile HR team as Director of Human Resources.

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Chaz Ludwig

Director of Training & Development

Chaz’s career in wireless started September of 2014 with MMS as a Sales Professional in a retail location. Chaz was quickly promoted to Assistant Manager and then Store Manager. In the fall of 2016, he was promoted to be a Field Trainer and Operations Manager. Chaz’s passion for learning and development led to becoming a Training Manager in 2019. Now, with over 9 years of experience in the wireless industry, Chaz is the Director of Training and Development for Alliance Mobile.

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Hannah Gandt

Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives

Meet Hannah, our Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives! In this new role, Hannah’s main focus is enhancing performance in our roadrunner locations. With an impressive 17 years of leadership in the wireless industry, she most recently served as the Regional Director of Sales at her previous company.

Fueled by a competitive spirit and a background as an Army Veteran, Hannah is committed to achieving excellence and delivering results. Beyond her professional accomplishments, she’s celebrating 20 years of marriage this year and enjoys outdoor adventures with her two daughters, Rylie (19) and Charlie (15). When it comes to downtime, you’ll find Hannah cheering on her favorite teams—the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs, and Mizzou Tigers!

 

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Chris Bulmer

Director of Data & Analytics

With over 15 years of experience in the wireless industry, Chris swiftly progressed from Sales Leader at The Wireless Experience to Director of Supply Chain and Retail Execution. His expertise streamlined operations and optimized retail strategies, propelling significant growth. Now as Director of Data & Analytics at Alliance Mobile, Chris drives data-driven innovation, cementing the company’s position as a tech leader.

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Julie Kerekes

Controller

Julie is a seasoned accounting leader with 25 years of experience in many areas of accounting and in several industries, including 12 years at ALLTEL Publishing. As a CPA, she has worked in public accounting, but quickly discovered that she enjoys working in mid-sized private companies where she can work across departments and make more of an impact. Julie started with Slayton Wireless in March of 2020 as Controller and has seen them through several mergers and acquisitions to become Alliance Mobile, the company we are today.

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Jason Jalaba

Director of Sales

Jason’s career in the wireless industry began in July 2014 as a District Manager overseeing 8 locations with MMS. After seeing significant growth within his district, Jason was promoted to Market Director in 2019 for the state of Michigan. With over 20 years of sales & management experience, Jason’s passion lies in developing and coaching his team to help them succeed in work and in life.

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Thomas Jennetten

Director of Sales

Thomas began his journey in the wireless industry in 2008 where he started as a part time Sales Professional while finishing college. He continued to grow within the industry and held multiple roles including Assistant Store Manager, Store Manager, and District Manager. Currently Thomas oversees the entire South Region for Alliance Mobile as their Director of Sales.

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Phillip White

Director of Sales

Phillip started at Slayton Wireless as a District Manager with over 13 years of experience in the wireless industry. He was quickly promoted to Market Director, a role he continues to have here at Alliance Mobile.

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Austin Brewster

Director of Sales

Austin began his career in sales as a Sales Pro with MMS in 2015 in Louisville, KY. Since starting in the wireless industry over 8 years ago, Austin has grown into several leadership positions, including his roles as a District Manager in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Austin’s current role as Market Director of the Central Region allows him to focus on creating an environment for his team that allows them to grow and achieve professional success.

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Jonathan Shanahan

Director of Sales

Jonathan is a Sales & Operations professional with over 15 years of experience. Jonathan’s passion for employee development has led him on his path in the wireless industry. Jonathan started as a Sales Professional and was quickly promoted to Store Manager and then District Manager. In 2021, Jonathan was promoted again as Director of Sales for the New Jersey, New England and Maryland markets at The Wireless Experience. Jonathan continues in this role now at Alliance Mobile.

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James Yoder

Director of Sales

James is a sales leader and coach with over 20 years of experience in Retail Sales. Having started in wireless in 2009, James began his career as a Sales Professional and quickly moved up the ranks to Store Manager and then District Manager. In 2021, James was promoted to a Director of Sales position with The Wireless Experience where he led the Pennsylvania market. James continues in this role now at Alliance Mobile.

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Ryan Kling

Director of Sales

With an impressive 13 years of management experience, Ryan started in the wireless industry as a sales rep and worked up to a Strategic Development Manager, and has most recently led within Alliance as the DM for Akron Canton. Ryan recently played a role in supporting the Central market through a significant transition, showcasing adaptability and strategic thinking. Ryan is most excited to go out and make a difference as Alliance’s DOS of Ohio West.