M3COM’s core focus is on our high-touch approach to customer satisfaction. This philosophy enables us to provide customized solutions on a global scale to meet the complex network and cloud needs of our clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
Mr. Freitas co-founded the company in 1998 under the name Millennium 3 Communications, Inc. The company changed its name in 2004 to M3COM of Virginia, Inc. (M3COM), and Mr. Freitas became the sole owner of the business, as well as President and CEO. Under his leadership, the company has continued to expand, grow, and prosper through organic sales and acquisition.
In 2016, M3COM acquired Virtacore, thus adding cloud, storage, and disaster recovery services to the company’s portfolio. His focus on the customer is unprecedented and remains the main driver in the business. Mr. Freitas brings over 28 years of experience in building global telecommunication networks, understanding of global markets, and is a successful entrepreneur. Mr. Freitas is a veteran of the armed forces (Air Force – 4.5 years) and was honorably discharged in 1989.
Mr. Brandquist brings over 30 years of experience across the logistics and telecommunications fields. He is an operationally minded, process-driven executive, and has successfully driven profitability by creating operational accountability, empowering managers, and satisfying customers. During his career, he has held leadership positions at UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Quick International, Network Global Logistics, and served for seven years in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer. Mr. Brandquist has a BS in Resources Management from the United States Naval Academy.
Mr. Terry brings over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service. The majority of his career has been in the financial services industry, managing business relationships, raising capital, and educating advisors throughout the country. Mr. Terry built hundreds of relationships while representing two of the largest private equity and real estate investment managers in the world. Prior to starting his career in business, Mr. Terry also enjoyed a brief career in professional baseball and earned an Economics degree from Merrimack College.
Ms. Hornyak is responsible for leading M3COM’s marketing effort. This includes designing and implementing programs that bring the M3COM solutions to market, our insights to the leaders of IT transformation, and insuring a positive customer experience to each and every customer. Amanda joined the M3COM team in 2020 and brings 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, branding, and customer experience. She is a passionate philanthropist and has served on multiple boards and committees. Amanda earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and received a Foundations Certification from UT’s McCombs School of Business.
Mr. Conway brings over 25 years of experience in telecommunication network design and support. In 2004, he successfully passed the CCIE Route Switch lab in Raleigh NC, his CCIE number is 13468. He has been supporting telecom service providers such as Verizon, Verizon Business, AT&T and MCI in a network design and implementation capacity. In addition, he has supported the FBI, Freddie Mac and the US Department of the Interior as the lead technical engineer.
Mr. Cole was promoted to the role of Vice President in 2017 and has worked for Virtacore since 2012, which M3COM acquired in 2016. In his previous positions with Virtacore, Mr. Cole has been the Director of Engineering, and the Manager of the Support Team. Overall, Mr. Cole brings over 21 years of experience working in several telecommunications network operations centers supporting various technologies. He began his career in telecommunications during his four-year enlistment in the United States Army, where he served in the Signal Corps.
Mr. Abellera has worked for M3COM since 2013 and has a diverse IT background. He started with M3COM as a Junior Data Center Technician and was steadily promoted to his current role of Data Center Director in July of 2019. Mr. Abellera enjoys managing a highly dedicated staff that delivers quality service and ensures customer satisfaction.
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