MarkRitchieMark Ritchie, President

Mark Ritchie is President of Advantel Networks. He has served and continues as the company’s Vice President, Federal Programs. He has 23 years of leadership experience in the Federal IT marketplace. He was also founder and President of Prime Business Systems, an Avaya Business Partner, which Advantel acquired in 2009. He has systematically established Advantel as a leader in the Federal IT Solutions landscape.


JoeTwohyJoe Twohy, Chief Strategy Officer

Joe Twohy is the Chief Strategy Officer at Advantel Networks. He most recently served as the company’s Chief Operations Officer. He has vast experience in strategic development and has been a driving force in positioning Advantel as a leader in the industry. Having been with the company since 1998, Joe has a deep understanding of the company’s core values and brings over 25 years of experience in management, data and voice engineering.


NelsonMartinezNelson Martinez, Chief Operating Officer

Nelson Martinez is Vice President of Operations of Advantel Networks. Nelson is a results-driven, hands-on Strategic Business Management Executive, with over 25 years expertise in coordinating targeted business strategy and operational excellence, with a focus on the improvement and growth for each of the company’s divisions in accordance with the overall corporate strategy. Nelson’s extensive background in operations and program management excellence for technology companies has forged environments of exceptionally strong customer loyalty.


SteveTracySteve Tracy, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Steve Tracy is the Vice President of Sales at Advantel Networks. Tracy began his career with ROLM Corporation in Santa Clara as a Field Service Engineer and subsequently was employed by ComPath and Tel Plus Communications where he managed Operations and Sales Engineering before beginning his sales career in Voice Messaging and Managed Services. Steve has held Executive Sales positions as VP of Sales, Americas Region with NICE Systems, General Manager with Inter-Tel Technologies and VP of Sales with Shared Technologies (Arrow S3) before joining Advantel Networks in 2012.