Learn more About Select Telecom.
Michael Durante, President and CEO
Michael Durante contributes over 30 years of progressive telecommunications experience, with expertise in sales, operations management, and strategic growth. Michael formed Select Telecom with business partner Jerry Moscariello in 1996. As President and CEO, Michael oversees sales and marketing, equipment purchases, and customer and supplier relationships. He works closely with each of his clients to develop an understanding of the strategic issues involved in managing their company and utilizes this knowledge to consult them on the best telephone system for their current and future needs.
Michael began his career working for a telecommunications manufacturer for two years, then spent the next twelve years installing and maintaining telephone systems. Prior to founding Select Telecom, Michael spent five years as an installation manager for Williams Communications, Inc. and grew their service and installation business to over $5 million annually.
Jerry Moscariello, Vice President and Project Manager
Jerry Moscariello possesses more than 26 years of telecommunications experience, with expertise in telecommunications products and software and a strong background in voice/data communication engineering. As Vice President and Project Manager, Jerry oversees all Select Telecom projects from planning and system installation to service.
Prior to founding Select Telecom in 1996 with partner Michael Durante, Jerry was the owner and President of Twisted Pair Telecommunications, Inc. where he oversaw the installation of telecommunications systems and worked to expand the company’s customer base. He also served as Manager of Stamford, Connecticut based Aztec, Inc., designing and maintaining their telecommunications testing equipment. Jerry began his career in business telecommunications at Tie Communications, Inc. of West Haven, CT, where he started as a bench technician and later became the Supervisor of Technical and Testing Staff.
Paul Durante, Chief Operating Officer
Paul Durante has been the Chief Operating Officer of Select Telecom since 2001. He brings over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and has expertise in business growth and customer service.
Before joining Select Telecom, Paul served as General Manager of National Accounts Operations and Regional Manager of Customer Care for TIE/Convergent Communications, Inc. in Overland Park, Kansas. His experience also includes positions as Director of National Accounts, Vice President of Operations, and National Accounts Manager for other telecommunications companies.