Management Team and Subject Matter Experts

The force that drives ITC2 to success is our highly qualified and motivated team of Partners and Staff.

Les Peterson

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and President of the company, has over 25 years of experience in information technology with a focus on enterprise architectural design, implementation, and performance of client systems, networks, and telecommunications infrastructure.

With a solid reputation for delivering projects ahead of schedule, Les has built a strong client base and developed ITC2 to become a Global Bandwidth Procurement company servicing fortune 500-2000 companies.

Tom Galbreath

Co-Founder, Partner, and Chief Financial Officer of the company joined ITC2 in 2013. With over 16 years of experience in the technology and staffing industries, Tom’s roles ranged from accounting management to back-office system development and integration.

Tom has also been a project manager and implementation consultant with a mid-market HRIS HR and payroll software company. He is an active Georgia CPA and received his BS in Accounting from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

Tim Anderson

VP of Managed Services, and Partner was, prior to joining ITC2, the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Marketing for VITAL Network Services. He brings over 35 years of experience serving in various management and executive management positions within the data communications and telecommunications service industry.

Tim has extensive knowledge in sales, customer service, operations, program/bid management, and global outsourcing in an international business environment. He has a broad understanding of data, voice, video and wireless technologies and services.

Fowzy Shacker

Chief Technology Advisor, Fowzy Shacker’s career spans over 20 years in the telecom industry, where he assumed technical roles at Xerox, Bell Northern Research, and Cisco Inc.

Fowzy’s core skills in service practices, business applications, high availability, and networking protocols enable him to advise customers on best practices for business continuity, convergence, and application migration to cloud services. Fowzy attended San Joes University for his EE education, MBA and MSC.

Jim Watts

VP of Service Delivery, has almost 30 years of experience in technology. He began his career in software development, then in the early 1990s transitioned into networking and infrastructure before moving into project management and service delivery.

Over the course of his career, Jim has worked with major industry leaders including Home Depot, SunTrust, AT&T, and Fiserv. Jim has BA of Business Management from St. Leo University and actively maintains PMI Certification (PMP).

Michael Fisher

Senior Advisor, Michael brings more than 20 years of strategic technology, IT governance, and information systems experience to ITC2. Mike is responsible for leading ITC2’s vendor management and information and technology strategy.  Mike is an accomplished executive with extensive experience developing operational, technology, and vendor management strategies across complex, global organizations.

Mike attended Georgia State University in Atlanta and completed the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management Executive Leadership Development program.

Barry Rutherford

Subject Matter Expert in Audit and Telecommunications, is a seasoned telecommunication professional with 40+ years of experience with BellSouth/AT&T. During his career, Barry held both management and senior management positions in the areas of retail sales, sales support, customer care, and network operations.

After the merger of BellSouth and AT&T in 2007, Barry was responsible for managing the sales engineering force that provided pricing, design, and implementation support for the voice, data, the internet, and wireless services required to build client-specific telecommunications networks.

David Odell

Subject Matter Expert in Audit and Telecommunications. David Odell is a telecommunications professional who retired from AT&T in 2015. In a career spanning over four decades with BellSouth and AT&T, David leveraged technical expertise and business acumen to become a top performer in a variety of management positions in the network, network planning, marketing support, retails sales, and sales support organizations.

Barry Glasco

Salesforce.com Architect, is an IT professional with over 20 years’ experience developing and managing software and data management solutions in industries as diverse as software, finance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical research, energy, and engineering for companies such as AstraZeneca, Pfizer, AT&T, Sybase, IBM, and Accenture.

Sean Patrick Tario

Data Center Subject Matter Expert. Sean is a seasoned IT professional, entrepreneur, author, and investor. He has worked over the years with hundreds of startups and scaling companies as a general advisor, director, consultant, professional trainer, and award-winning sales producer. He has personally produced over 30 high-impact sales and data center marketplace training events across the country.

Sean also spends his time serving as an industry advocate through his work with the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (I2C) and Digital Education Institute (DEI) in Washington, DC.

Russ Burd

Telecom Expense Management Subject Matter Expert. Russ has over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry working with carriers, large enterprise clients, and TEM vendors. As a founder and principal, he led business development and marketing initiatives at 2-Markets. Prior to 2-Markets, Russ was EVP of Professional Services for Telarix, where he was responsible for implementing LCR and billing solutions for global carriers worldwide. Russ also launched and ran the iXLink line of business, which is used by more than 600 global telecom operators across 60 countries.

Russ holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado, and an MBA from George Washington University.

Welcome! This is our dedicated Team. Did we say that we would love to work with you? So dont be shy, get in touch!