Meet Our Team


Chris Cannon

President & Founder


As president and founder of Cannon Group, Chris is an innovative leader with expertise in helping companies solve some of their toughest challenges in managing their telecom environments. He leveraged his earlier experience managing national accounts at AT&T to build a company that is laser focused on controlling telecom expenses and increasing adoption of beneficial technologies. Chris received an MBA from Drexel University and a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Gettysburg College.

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Eric Russo

Executive Vice President of Sales & Operations


As EVP of Sales & Operations, Eric is responsible for the day to day operations of the company including developing customer solutions, service delivery and business development. Eric leverages his 20+ years of communications and software industry experience to ensure that every engagement with Cannon Group delivers positive outcomes.
Eric earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Villanova University

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Simon Zaccardi

Vice President of Managed Services


Simon is a seasoned business executive that leads our Managed Services team in providing best in class solutions for optimizing wireline and wireless expenses and supporting mobile end users. For more than 17 years, Simon and his team have been honing their processes to effectively manage contract lifecycles, mobile environments, contract compliance audits, and establish expense management programs.
Simon graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Gwynedd Mercy College.

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Tom Cannon

Executive Vice President of Strategic Relationships


Tom joined Cannon Group in 2005, bringing with him 30+ years of experience in telecom including VP of Sales at AT&T. Tom is passionate about applying what he learned during his long tenure at AT&T to help his clients build better vendor relationships (notably PPL Corporation, DeVry Inc, and PPG Industries) resulting in savings and operational efficiencies. Tom holds an MBA in Finance from Temple University and a Bachelors Degree in Economics from Lafayette College.

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Stan Burkin

Vice President of Strategic Sourcing


Stan integrates his knowledge of the telecom providers, negotiation insights and an intense customer focus to help our clients make the right choice when it comes to selecting a service provider or technology. His experiences are valuable with incumbent negotiations as well as competitive RFPs. Stan earned an MBA in Finance from Baker University and a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Kansas State University

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Jay McHenry

Director of Service Delivery


Jay is responsible for the overall delivery and project management of key sourcing, telecom expense management and implementation engagements at Cannon Group. He is known for his reliability in delivering projects within scope and exceeding client expectations.
Jay earned his MBA from Penn State University and a Management Sciences Bachelors Degree from Shippensburg University

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