As Co-founder and CEO, Greg provides the strategic vision for ARG which is built around ARG’s mission to be the most respected telecom consulting agency in the country. He is passionate about leading a company committed to doing business the right way and delivering huge value to our clients and partners.
Greg has been named one of the 50 most influential people in the industry. He regularly writes articles in industry publications and speaks at industry events promoting a higher degree of professionalism. He spends time building and maintaining relationships at the highest levels with executives of telecom companies across the country. In his role as chief negotiator for ARG, Greg makes sure that ARG has the best and most competitive products and services possible to offer our clients.
A Certified Public Accountant, Greg spent 15 years in association management prior to starting ARG. His vision and perspective in business development provides unparalleled leadership within the company and has helped ARG record solid year over year growth for 24 straight years.
Greg is committed to developing ARG’s world-class team and inspiring them to continually innovate to deliver relevant, meaningful value-add benefits to every organization that ARG touches.
Steve Praske is a 25+-year technology and telecommunications industry veteran with a passion for creating change and delivering excellence. Prior to his role as co-owner and Executive VP of ARG, he was the co-founder and CEO of Paladin Solutions Group.
While at Paladin Solutions Group he grew the business from a start-up in 2000, to being recognized as one of the most respected equipment consulting firms, in the mid-Atlantic region. In 2005, ARG and Paladin merged forces to realize the combined value of their organizations, and the significant growth opportunities in the marketplace.
Steve spent the first 19 years of his career with AT&T and Lucent Technologies. During this time he held leadership positions in Customer Service, Sales Support, Technical Support, Provisioning, Marketing, Project Management, and Process Re-engineering.
This background in leading most aspects of a Sales/Customer Service organization, along with his telecom provider expertise, has contributed a great deal to the significant growth of ARG.
In January, 2010, Steve was named President of ARG.