Who We Are

Combining human intelligence
with focused technology orchestration.

We help technology executives who aspire to introduce operational finesse into their departments. Cannon Group is a business optimizer with the only hybrid approach in the marketplace that revitalizes your resources.

Gain operational finesse<br/> in your department

Gain operational finesse
in your department

You’ll get a single point of accountability backed by a team that can scale to meet the scope of any project. We deliver a full view of your IT spending and complex invoices across your entire technology landscape, then give you expertise-driven advice on how to free up working capital.

Get things done faster with our robust project management

Get things done faster with our robust project management

Combine a breadth of knowledge across all IT endeavors with proven project management practices. Our highly experienced project management team helps you realign new technology to drive value for your enterprise.

Our expert technology negotiators<br/> give you more leverage

Our expert technology negotiators
give you more leverage

With deep market intelligence, we boost your leveraging power to negotiate the most complex deals. You’ll always get the right solutions at the best price. And our innovative approach to sourcing cuts the bid process by as much as two to four months

Scalable 24/7 enterprise mobility support

Scalable 24/7 enterprise mobility support

Minimize downtimes and feel comfortable knowing your business-critical applications will always be available. Our straightforward & clear ticketing system along with our highly responsive support staff will address your growing mobility needs.

100+ Fortune 1000 Companies Served

Willis Towers Watson
VWR Avantor
Univest Capital
Talen Energy
Southern Company
International Paper
Bed Bath and Beyond
DeVry University
PPL corp
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Morgan Lewis


It was one of the most satisfying customer service experiences I've had in a long time! Completely knowledgeable and even took the time to research and provide info for something I had not even considered. Thanks you - Please don't change a thing!

They were terrific! Fantastic job keeping the national office informed and prepared, moderating the club calls, doing analysis in timely manner, providing accurate information, negotiating strongly on our behalf and keeping us on task to hit due dates.

I’ve been a Cannon Group customer for 15 years, and I’ve brought them with me through the last three companies that I worked with.

10/10 customer service!!

Great service, knowledge and proactive help...gold stars for sure.

The Cannon Group team provides consulting services in telecommunications with skill, as well as efficiency with an emphasis on value. They are a pleasure to work with. They make their clients look good!

On our first engagement, the Cannon Group team was able to deliver huge savings back to my company. I also engaged their team to manage the telecommunications aspects of my company’s home office relocation and they completed the project with an improved plan, ahead of time and on budget. I highly recommend Cannon Group.

The differentiator for Cannon Group is trust! Trust gives us the comfort of having a solid relationship with our telecom outsourcing provider. That trust allows Cannon Group to autonomously execute on our behalf, which allows me to focus on the business that I intend to run, without having to worry about anything suffering on our telecommunications side.

Meet Our Management Team

  • Chris Cannon

    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.

  • Eric Russo

    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

  • Simon Zaccardi

    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.

  • Tom Cannon

    Tom Cannon

    Executive Vice President of Strategic Relationships

    Tom joined Cannon Group in 2004, bringing with him nearly 40 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.

  • Stan Burkin

    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.

  • Jay McHenry

    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.

  • Megan Soltys

    Megan Soltys


    Megan joined Cannon Group in 2016 bringing with her over 20 years of experience in bookkeeping, accounting, accounts receivable management, financial analysis, and banking. As Controller of Cannon Group, she is responsible for the day-to-day financial and accounting operations of the company including budgeting, preparing financial statements, and maintaining the general ledger of the business. Megan holds her BSBA and MBA in Finance from Villanova University.

  • Ann Breen

    Ann Breen

    Mobility Support Manager

    Ann’s responsibilities include the overall management of the Support Center, process lifecycle management, client experience, product management, client satisfaction, and daily mobile partner relationships. Prior to joining Cannon Group, Ann spent 25 years in the wireless industry gaining broad experience leading operational teams servicing customer care contact centers, billing management, new product and service introductions, and project management.

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Through our hybrid approach, we revitalize the resources inside your infrastructure however we can! That way you can focus on the strategic initiatives that matter.

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