Subject Matter Experts

OUR TEAM

Resourcive has a team of experienced Telecom and Technology Experts, and a support staff with strong customer service orientation who have decades of experience working with vendors.

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Tom Gesky
Founder, CEO, Chairman

Tom Gesky founded Resourcive in 2001 to provide clients with more effective and cost-efficient Telecom/IT delivery solutions.  Under his leadership, Resourcive has developed contractual relationships with over 100 carriers/providers, serving more than 300 corporate clients whose combined annual spend exceeded $600 million; resulting in more effective networks, and millions of dollars of cost reductions.  Tom has over 20 years of Telecom/Technical related experience in positions ranging from Technical Trainer to Account Manager, Sales Manager, and District Manager.  He received a BA from Hofstra University, and is a certified Leadership Trainer, and an active member of Vistage Leadership Advisory & Development Group.  Tom has 2 daughters, and a son, and is an active participant in sailing, skiing, cross-fit, martial arts, fishing, reading nonfiction, global travel, and cooking.

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Thomas Murphy
Managing Partner, Co-founder

Thomas Murphy leads the overall consultative effort for selected strategic accounts at Resourcive and ensures that all stakeholders are fully informed throughout all phases of the engagement.  With a strong technical and consulting background, Thomas has spent over 15 years in the telecommunications and IT industry, in sales and sales management assignments.  His skillset is wide ranging, spanning the disciplines of network design and optimization, app development, process development, and consultative sales.  Thomas received his undergraduate degree in communications from Long Island University, and a master’s degree from New York Institute of Technology.  He enjoys time with his wife and 3 daughters, as well as photography and video editing of family events.

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Philip Talamas
Managing Partner, CTO

Philip provides technical insight to clients to enable them to most effectively leverage our solutions. He also leads the Strategic Partnerships group. Philip has over twenty years’ experience in the design, implementation and operation of high availability technology including data centers, telecommunications and wide area networks, infrastructures, and business continuity. He has worked for financial services, professional services, and Internet/media firms. Philip has a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Institute of Technology and has spoken at several technology conferences making presentations on business continuity and thin client computing. Philip is an avid skier and swimmer as well as a developing golfer.

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Kyle Hall
Director, Operations

As Project Manager, Kyle ensures alignment of client vision throughout project constantly communicating across organizational lines to deliver the optimum product that meets clients’ budget and technology needs.

Prior to joining Resourcive, Kyle served in the US Army Special Forces as a Green Beret. He brings the skills and experiences learned operating in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environments to his role with Resourcive.

Kyle holds a Bachelor’s in Organizational Leadership from the University of Charleston and is attending the Mason School of business at the College of William & Mary in pursuit of his MBA. Kyle enjoys outdoor sports, travel, education and spending time with family.

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Kathleen Colborn
Director, Strategic Partnerships

Kathleen joined Resourcive as an integral and senior part of the team to spearhead the National Private Equity initiative, as well as identify new growth opportunities and develop strategic partnership channels. She has spent 15 years in the Financial Services Industry and aligns our client’s goals with Resourcive’s offering to ensure every engagement moves forward seamlessly and efficiently, while meeting the financial and business needs of each client. She is passionate about her work, communicating our story, and delivering the professional promise we make to each of our clients with the highest level of integrity and ethics.

Kathleen holds a B.S.B.A. in Finance from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, is a 20-year resident of New York City and enjoys skiing, tennis, and horseback riding in her free time.

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Nick Creasey
Director, Strategic Partnerships

Nick builds relationships with Private Equity firms and serves as an intermediary between partner agents and clients. Nick manages partnerships and illustrates the value Resourcive brings to our enterprise clients in all sectors.

Before joining the Resourcive team, Nick spent six years as a Special Operator in the United States Navy. He learned invaluable leadership, commitment and communication skills in his time with the special boat teams.

Nick holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Wilmington University and is completing his Master’s in Strategic Leadership from University of Charleston, West Virginia. Nick enjoys spending time with his family, CrossFit, the beach, and anything Pittsburgh sports.

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Robert Hoke
Director, Strategic Partnerships

Bob heads the consultative effort from engagement through implementation of his clients’ goals and objectives. Bob works collaboratively with his clients to increase their return on working capital through spend reduction and optimization in technology, telecommunications and cloud services.

His clients include those in the retail, healthcare, financial and technology sectors. Prior to Resourcive, Bob spent several years in the financial industry and has a proven track record in capital markets and investment banking.

Bob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Cornell University. In his free time, Bob enjoys travelling, going to the gym and music.

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Dulce Martinez
Director, Strategic Partnerships

Dulce leads Resourcive’s business development practice on the West Coast, and is focused on the Private Equity community where she leverages a vast network.

Dulce is a proven consultant with expertise in process optimization from strategy through implementation, covering both the communications technology and business operations in this area. Dulce is a specialist in helping clients achieve their economic and service delivery objectives across multiple communication channels, leveraging business process outsourcing and the latest technologies and operations disciplines.

Dulce studied English Literature at Arizona State University, and is an avid skier and yoga enthusiast. She currently lives in Venice Beach, CA with her Fiancé and two dogs.

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Julio Taveras
Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Julio leads the teams that conducts the audits, analysis and design recommendation process, the bid and pricing effort, and finally service delivery, ensuring that contracted services are installed on time and within budget. With a successful and lengthy background in the banking and mortgage industries, Julio has extensive experience in client and vendor management, as well as staff training and development, and audit and analysis interpretation and recommendation. Julio holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Italian from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and an M.B.A with a certificate in International Business from Iona College in New York. Julio is an avid Crossfitter and runner.

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David Auman
Project Manager

David ensures alignment of client vision throughout the project by utilizing a solid foundation in Project Management to communicate across organizational lines and deliver the optimal product that meets clients’ needs in a timely manner.

Before joining Resourcive, David was an Enterprise Account Manager in the crisis and risk management field. David also spent over a decade in the US Army Special Forces, where he learned the value of planning, cross communication and being a leader in uncertain environments.

David holds a B.S. from Indiana University and is currently completing his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. He also studied Arabic in Oman while in the military. In his off time, David enjoys spending time with his family, being active outdoors and perfecting his BBQ skills.

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Scott Arnold
Cloud Solutions Architect

Scott leads the sales enablement efforts on cloud and WAN architecture and ensures business stakeholders are apprised of all possible spend optimization, collaborative solution design, bid development, and vendor selection. A key skill is identifying distinguishing traits between cloud providers.

Scott supports major clients in the healthcare, technology, financial and entertainment markets and has strong experience in CapEx vs OpEx, ROI, TCO, DRaaS and cloud strategy.

Scott has been in the technology field for 12 years, and was previously at a cloud provider as a solutions architect. Scott earned a Bachelor’s in Economics from Michigan State University, and holds several cloud certifications. Scott enjoys music, exercise, cooking, and camping.

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Filomena Walden
Implementation Manager

Filomena manages the orders during the installation process. This includes ensuring orders are processed in a timely and cost effective manner. Throughout the provisioning process Filomena is the conduit delivering effective communication between the client and the provider enabling on time delivery. Filomena brings many years of customer service, starting as a Customer Service Representative (“CSR”) with a direct carrier, quickly rising to a leadership position managing a team of CSRs. She then moved into a customer support role managing large scale deployments across many clients and providers. She quickly started handling the end to end project management. Filomena holds a Business degree from Berkeley School in White Plains NY. Filomena enjoys reading and walking. She is fluent in Italian.