Our Team

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It takes a Team

It takes a great team of talent to accomplish your goals.

Taslim "Taz" Khan

Taslim “Taz” Khan

Founding Partner & CEO

He is a founding partner and the CEO of Firstlight Cloud Xchange. Taz is a veteran in the Telecom industry dating back to 1998, right after deregulation. After a brief but successful stint in Corporate America, Taz became a Channel Partner and started Firstlight Management Corporation in 2003. Since inception, Firstlight has engaged with over 500 businesses and helped many customers successfully transition over to the Cloud platform. Taz brings invaluable expertise and guidance to businesses all size when it comes to the latest technological innovation in the Cloud industry.

Taz attended Utah State University. He also successfully completed many Cloud Certification and Trainings offered in the industry. In his spare time, Taz keeps physically active and enjoys a good book while listening to a classic vinyl.

Iris Lentjes

Founding Partner & VP of Customer Care & Operations

She is responsible for delivering a smooth Cloud transition and satisfactory customer experience – drawing from her expertise that span nearly two decades in the Telecom and Cloud industry. Aside from customer engagement, Iris is also responsible for the day to day operation of the FCX staff and business development. She regularly attends national training sessions to showcase and implement new back office management tools such as CRM, Ticketing and Project Management platforms. A strong believer in automation – Iris regularly develops internal process and protocols that guarantee that all customer issues during implementation and after are captured and resolved. Her industry experience plays a crucial role in guiding clients through the process of adoption of new and more advanced Cloud based solutions. Iris is a Dutch native who immigrated to the US in 1999 and has a bachelor degree in Hotel Management of the Hogelschool Zuyd in Maastricht The Netherlands.

Iris Lentjes
Paul V. Pompeo

Paul V. Pompeo

Business Development Manager

He comes with decades of experience in the Cloud/IT space. His background is diverse and has a depth of knowledge with many different carriers and cloud providers. The knowledge that Paul possess is utilized to custom design solutions for each organization that he works with. The cooky cutter approach is not his style. His natural curiosity allows him to guide his customers where they want to go. Throughout his career, Paul has earned the trust of several nation-wide companies and maintained strong client relationships that generate repeat business. He attributes his success to his ability to listen to clients, having in depth conversations and put their needs first. In his free time, Paul enjoys spending time with his family.

Peter Vukman

Tech Support & Customer Care Manager

He is a hospitality worker-turned-Tech Support & Customer Care Manager. Peter enjoys creating and fostering relationships as well as taking care of the client’s technical needs. When Peter begins with a new client, they gain a teammate who likes to journey with them in their current and future Cloud Communication endeavors. His extensive customer care experience and newfound technical knowledge allows him to speak the language of technology to all levels of the organization in order to ensure success in project implementation. Peter holds several IT certificates such as CompTIA -A+; -Network + & -Security +. He also is a RingCentral Communications Professional (RCCP) & Star2Star Communications Certified Installer. When he isn’t working, you’ll find Peter in nature on foot or on his mountain bike.

Peter Vukman
Ivana Windell

Ivana Windell

Support Specialist

With her passion for all things marketing, Ivana is currently focused on creating informative and research-based content for all our client communications. She also actively assists Peter in ensuring all clients receive rapid support. Ivana has a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and is currently working toward a master’s degree in Data Science from Indiana State University. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the many parks and sites New York City has to offer.

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