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BCN is a privately held telecom solutions provider with corporate headquarters in Morristown, NJ. Proudly servicing over 25,000 business clients through over 3,000 sales partners nationwide, BCN offers a broad product and service portfolio accessing over 75 unique wholesale network partners and combining them into a single source technology solution.

1994

1994

The journey begins.

Richard M. Boudria founds International Telephone Group (ITG), a reseller of telephone service through Tier 1 carriers.
1996

1996

More services in more places.

ITG expands its product line to include local dial tone, custom features and wireless mobile services in a 24 state region through agreements with BellSouth and Verizon.
1997

1997

A growing solution portfolio

ITG offers fully bundled local, LD, Data and wireless services with custom billing options to its customers.
1999

1999

Partnerships and acquisitions.

ITG partners with energy-affiliated NUI Corporation (NYSE:NUI), as a subsidiary. ITG continues growing through accretive acquisitions of assets and stock of Telcorp, Norcom, NAS and other communications providers.
2001

2001

Reach goes International.

ITG, now renamed NUI Telecom, as part of a parent corporation branding strategy, expands as an International carrier and deploys switches in New York, Miami and London.
2002

2002

More Carriers. More Coverage.

NUI Telecom expands it Carrier Portfolio, product depth and coverage areas (to all 50 states), while continuing to do accretive transactions.
2003

2003

Hello BCN Telecom.

Boudria and a small group of strategic investors re-acquire the Company from NUI Corporation and form BCN Telecom; once again a privately held corporation.
2004

2004

Goodbye International. Hello domestic expansion.

BCN Telecom sheds network assets, wireless business and International divisions to refocus on domestic expansion of voice and data services with nationwide coverage.
2005

2005

BCN expands to Florida.

BCN Telecom opens a new Operations Center in Boca Raton Florida to provide centralized IT, provisioning, trouble & repair, and billing to its expanding Agent Sales Channel.
2006

2006

Management owned and run.

BCN Telecom Chairman/CEO along with management group buys out the majority ownership of company from earlier group of non-strategic investors.
2007

2007

More acquisitions. More partners.

BCN Telecom restructures the organization to become more focused on its acquisition activity and ever expanding Agent Sales Channel.
2008

2008

Adding strength through acquisition.

BCN Telecom acquires the assets of Groveline, LLC
2011

2011

Strategic partnerships add new services.

BCN Telecom enters VoIP, Hosted PBX and Cloud services sector through strategic partnerships. BCN also goes to a virtual office environment.
2012

2012

Adding operating and financial strength.

BCN Telecom strengthens its operating infrastructure, expands long term agreement for funding of acquisitions and complements carrier portfolio with cable and cloud company agreements.
2013

2013

More to choose from.

BCN Telecom continues to expand its offerings adding wireless and additional cloud services.
2014

2014

Distribution channels grow nationwide.

BCN Telecom acquires the telecom assets of AMI Communications, a privately held telecommunications company located outside Chicago, Illinois. The Company announces new corporate headquarters in Morristown, NJ to house the expanding agent partner support group and major accounts team, and continues to expand its product and distribution channels nationwide.
2015

2015

A nationwide network of partners.

BCN Telecom signs new master agent agreements and expands partner reach. Announces Executive Team realignment and new VP Sales.
2016

2016

New partners. New solutions. New brand.

With more new master agent agreements, the BCN nationwide network of partners grows even larger. Expanded carrier coverage and new wireless solutions add strength to the portfolio. The Company launches a major rebranding initiative for enhanced market impact and awareness.

More than 22 years of change and counting

1994

1996

1997

1999

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Richard M. Boudria founds International Telephone Group
ITG expands product line and footprint
ITG offers fully bundled services
ITG partners with NUI Corporation and makes asset acquisitions of Telcorp, Norcom, NAS and more
The Company deploys switches in New York, Miami, and London
Expansion of portfolio and coverage areas
BCN Telecom is formed and privately held once again
The Company refocuses on domestic expansion of voice and data
New Operations Center streamlines agent support
Management group now has majority ownership of BCN Telecom
BCN focuses even more on acquisition and expanding Agent Sales channel
BCN adds assets of Groveline, LLC to the Company
BCN Telecom offers VoIP, HPBX and Cloud services
BCN adds operational, financial, and portfolio strength
BCN adds wireless and new cloud services
BCN Telecom acquires AMI Communications and announces move to new Corporate Headquarters in Morristown, NJ
New master agent agreements and a realignment of the Executive Team to support sales
BCN signs new master agent agreements and focuses on enhanced brand and market awareness to support partners

Executive Leadership

Richard M. Boudria

Chairman/CEO

Richard M. Boudria is the founder, Chairman/CEO and strategist: An entrepreneur who understands business aspirations and sees creative solutions to business constraints. Boudria has led BCN since its inception in 1994. Prior to BCN Boudria worked for Merrill Lynch, Xerox and GTE (now Verizon) over a span of 20 years, gaining insight into finance, sales, marketing and strategic planning.

Prior to his business career, Boudria served honorably in the Unites States Marine Corp as an airborne qualified infantry officer, posting in Cuba, Panama and the Mediterranean. He was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with campaign star and other citations for service in the Vietnam War.  He left the Marine Corps at the rank of Captain.

Richard M. Boudria, Jr.

President

As President Richard M. Boudria, Jr. plays a pivotal role in all facets of the business and is focused on extending the Company’s track record of growth and service excellence. He joined BCN in 2006 and brings a wealth of experience along with strategic partner and customer relationships from his previous management roles as Director of Agent Sales, Vice President of Sales, and most recently Executive Vice President.

Boudria received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Trinity College and participated in Graduate Studies at Columbia University.

Richard G. Schmeling

Treasurer/CFO

Richard G. Schmeling joined BCN Telecom in 2003 as Chief Financial Officer. Immediately prior, thereto, Schmeling worked with Getzler Henrich Associates, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in turnaround management services with a focus on middle market companies.

Schmeling also served five years as CFO at Environmental Technologies Corp and was an investment banker for Investcorp International Inc. and Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., where he was responsible for general investment banking assignments, including private placements, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate development.

Schmeling received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Columbia College and his MBA in finance and accounting from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University.

Julian Jacquez, Jr

Chief Operating Officer

Julian Jacquez joined BCN in 2004 following an acquisition-based transaction with BCN.  As COO, Jacquez, most recently an Executive Vice President, is responsible for network carrier relationships, product and process development, margin assurance, carrier cost auditing and corporate contract management. His role also includes product and service delivery, service maintenance and repair, end-user billing, as well as overseeing BCN’s corporate IT infrastructure.

As a former professional at Price Waterhouse, LLC  for  8 years, Jacquez provided audit, business advisory and M&A support for a client portfolio that ranged from privately held middle market companies to publicly held multi-national corporations.

Jacquez holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from West Virginia University.

Michael Ginsburg

Vice President of Sales

As Vice President of Sales, Michael Ginsburg is responsible for managing all of BCN’s Channel Sales and Sales Support teams across the country.  His role includes overseeing the building of new strategic relationships and the overall growth of existing partnerships, contract negotiation, and partner support.  Ginsburg joined BCN Telecom in 2013 bringing over 16 years of channel sales experience working for both wireline and wireless carriers including Coast To Coast Cellular, Trans National Communications, and Westinghouse Communications.

Ginsburg holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from The Pennsylvania State University.

Andrew Rosen

Vice President of Billing & IT

As Vice President of Billing and IT Services, Andrew Rosen, who joined BCN Telecom in 2002, is responsible for end user billing and payment processing as well as margin analysis. His role also includes the functionality of the company’s back office system (OSS) and the operation of BCN’s customer and agent web portals, as well as the company’s corporate IT infrastructure. He is also responsible for the management of BCN’s Managed IT Services and VoIP Engineering departments.

Prior to joining BCN, Rosen served as Vice President of Operations at ISN Communications and as Vice President of Network Operations at Ursus Telecom. His 28 year telecom career brings broad management experience in IT, billing, provisioning, network operations, customer service, and trouble and repair.

Rosen holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Lehman College.

Jeanne Duca

Vice President of Marketing

As Vice President of Marketing, Jeanne Duca is responsible for the ongoing development and nurturing of the BCN brand. Her role includes the development and execution of programs designed to drive an increase in BCN awareness and recognition. Duca joined BCN in 2016 and brings a wealth of marketing experience and a deep understanding of the channel honed over more than 14 years. Before joining BCN, Duca led the Channel Marketing team at XO Communications.

Duca holds a B.S. in Advertising from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Community Service

Throughout our history we have been active in supporting the communities in which we provide service to our clients and agent partners.

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