Steve Praske is a 30+ year technology industry veteran with a passion for creating change and delivering excellence. Prior to his role as co-owner and President 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.