Meet Our Leaders

Industry Thought Leaders

Valicom is the industry's thought leader in telecom expense management and telecom audit services, and part of that is due to our excellent leadership team.

Combining many years experience in telecom management, they strive to offer our clients the best technology, best practices and best vendor relationships available anywhere. Their experience and contributions to the industry are significant, but what’s more important is the guidance they can provide to you in your telecom expense management process.


Valicom's Executive Leaders

Nancy Peckham, CEO

Nancy began her career in telecommunications in 1983 and quickly recognized a need for independent, objective telecommunications consulting which led her founding Valicom. Since its launch in 1991, Valicom has been a leader in providing telecom expense management solutions and serves enterprise and mid-market clients in a variety of industries and verticals across the U.S. Nancy founded and served as president of the Telecommunications Professionals of Wisconsin (TPW) from 1989-1992, and was Executive Vice President on the board of directors of the Society of Telecommunications Consultants (STC). Nancy is also a founding member and executive council chair of the Independent Telecommunications Expense Management Association (i-TEM).

 

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Jeff Poirior, President & COO

Jeff brings 30 years of telecommunications and information technology management experience in voice and data networking, server support, and telephony and security; with a significant emphasis on customer service. Prior to joining Valicom, he was chief of the infrastructure support section for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Jeff was the Vice President of Operations for CC&N, overseeing telecommunications, help desk, data and desk side support services. Jeff holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is a past board member of the Wisconsin Telecommunication Association.

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Valicom's Advisory Board

In addition to being leaders within their own companies, our board members meet on a quarterly basis to evaluate the Valicom model and look for ways to better serve our clients. Because of their own successes, our board members are a highly valued part of the Valicom team. They have expertise in technology and customer service that is second-to-none. Take a moment to learn more about those who help Valicom remain a leader in telecom audit and telecom expense management.

LAURIE BENSON
Former CEO of Inacom Information Systems

Laurie led Inacom for over 20 years, growing it from startup to over $70M in sales and 140 employees across multiple offices. She has served on boards including the Ingram Micro VTN Advisory Board, Microsoft VAR Leadership Council, and the HP Advisory Council. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Laurie was inducted into the Ingram VentureTech Network Hall of Fame.

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GREGORY SLIWICKI
Vice President, Sales at Singlewire Software

Greg Sliwicki, former president of Berbee and vice president of sales at CDW, is Singlewire’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. Greg has served in various leadership roles over the past 9 years, helping lead company growth from $20M in revenue to over $500M. Prior to joining Berbee, Greg spent 14 years with IBM Corporation. He earned a degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.

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Nathan Herbst
President, WTS Paradigm

In 1999 Nathan Herbst partnered with Lyn Hartl to form WTS Paradigm, LLC., a software that manages quotes, orders and production for many of the largest window and door manufacturers in the industry. Currently serving as Partner and President, Herbst has helped the company achieve remarkable performance and success. WTS Paradigm’s vision is to continue growing and bringing innovation to its market space. 

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