Management Team

Phil Clifford- President and CEO


Phil’s interest in the telecommunications field led him to learn the business from the ground up and has culminated in 28 years of experience as a leader in the Wireless and Telecom industries. He is a high-integrity, results-oriented innovator with the natural ability to develop relationships, implement exceptional service and instill professionalism throughout the company. His genuine attention to customers, sharing of knowledge and dedication to safety, has led Phil to develop unique business solutions and provide superior products. Through his volunteering, support, and memberships, Phil demonstrates his strong involvement and belief in giving back to the community. He is a former board president for Bridgewell, and is currently a member of the board for Affordable Housing Associates (AHL) of Lynn, MA.


George Atamian- Vice President, Wireless Operations


George is a welcome addition to the Sentenia team, as our Vice President of Wireless Operations. Most of his 33 years of experience in the telecom industry is in senior management running multiple offices and multimillion dollar projects nationwide. George has achieved numerous national titles and awards, and has extensive knowledge of wireless site acquisition, system design and propagation, system integration microwave LTE, LMR, ARCS, public safety/life safety and neutral DAS, small cell and large area networks. His combination of industry relationships and attention to job site efficiencies will help solidify Sentenia Systems' position as a leader in the many exciting opportunities ahead in the telecom industry.


Jennifer McLaughlin- Director of Operations


With her strong management skills and customer-focused orientation, Jennifer was a natural selection to be our Director of Operations. She has over nineteen years of experience in the telecommunications field and leads our service and purchasing teams, turning customer needs into business solutions. Jennifer makes it look easy as she skillfully handles the needs of clients, all jobs, technicians and all components of the Telecom side of Sentenia. Since joining Sentenia Systems twelve years ago, Jennifer has transformed our field, service, and purchasing staff into a cohesive unit that provides superior customer service.


Michael Clifford- Wireless Operations Manager


Michael is the third generation of the Clifford family to join the team at Sentenia and carry on the family tradition. His expertise in communication and keen eye for strategic planning make him a valuable member of our work team. Michael’s responsibilities as Wireless Operations Manager include: safety, quality control, job quoting, supervising crews, managing daily projects and scheduling. He is a natural leader both at on-site projects and outside the office in his role as Head Coach for the Boys Varsity LaCrosse Team at Woburn Memorial High School. Michael also has a Masters in Business Administration from the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies, at Endicott College. The skills he attained there and in the field have made him an excellent problem solver, who can accurately and thoroughly handle questions and concerns as they arise at any project site.


Sahnoune Abed- Lead Engineer


As Lead Engineer, Sahnoune is a great addition to the Engineering Department with his knowledge and years in telecommunication and building design. He is widely respected for his professional ethics and his work as a structural engineer for various Architectural and Engineering firms, which included design and analysis of numerous telecommunication sites, in-building, and small cell. Sahnoune highly complements Sentenia’s Wireless Division with his skills, diligence, integrity and work experience. He is a superb leader who combines engineering excellence with his exceptional skills. His professional affiliations include memberships with AISC and ICC. Sahnoune’s conscientious and attention to detail, along with his enjoyable demeanor, make him an essential employee here at Sentenia.


Nick Lynch- Business Development


Having been in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years, Nick has a high level of expertise in all areas of the business. He began his career at Sentenia scheduling and handling customer calls, telephone system installations and working with new sales opportunities. As Sentenia grew, Nick’s emphasis became more on sales opportunities and customer relations, working with national accounts to roll out their new telephone systems across the country. As a Business Development associate, Nick continues to generate new business, identifying business opportunities for the Telecom and Wireless Divisions, and is integral part of Sentenia’s new and existing customer base. Nick understands both the big picture and “nuts and bolts” of both wireless and telecom, which allows him to provide excellent direction and assistance to all customers.


Alicia Carnazzo- Project Finance Manager


As a dedicated team member, with a sharp witted ability to take on new projects, Alicia has held several titles at Sentenia Systems and obtained a vast knowledge of the telecommunication industry. Her areas of responsibility have included handling the company’s purchasing, inventory, shipping and receiving functions, while acquiring new products and developing vendor relationships for competitive pricing. As a trainer for Sentenia, Alicia provided individualized, customer utilization for new phone systems and software throughout the New England, New York and New Jersey areas. Her degrees in accounting and business administration have helped prepare her for her role and duties as Project Finance Manager for the company’s Wireless Services Operations.


Justin Edwards- Healthcare Operations Manager


With 15 years of excellent customer service and superior leaderships skills, Justin is a key addition to Sentenia’s rapidly growing Healthcare Division as its new Operations Manager. Over the past few years, he has become a licensed Systems Technician, and Systems Contractor for the state of Massachusetts. Soon after finishing school at the Massachusetts Systems Contractor Association, Justin became an instructor for them, which he is still currently enjoying. Justin also expresses his encouraging demeanor outside the office by assistant coaching for a youth football team, North Smithfield Xpress. Sentenia is proud and excited to have Justin driving the expansion of our fastest growing division.