Global Network Services (GNS)

Contract Overview

The GNS contract is used by the Department of Defense to deploy a highly secure and reliable global network by 2020. The new unified network will integrate fiber, wireless and satellite technologies to transmit mission-critical voice, video and data communications at speeds up to 100 gigabit per second to meet operational and warfighting requirements for the transmission of classified and non-classified information. More than one million Department of Defense and national security personnel will be supported by the integrated network.

The GNS contract will primarily support the requirements of the Department of Defense’s more than 40 military services, combatant commands, and intelligence, functional and support organizations outside the continental U.S.

Contract Information

  • Contract #: HC1013-15-R-0003
  • Award date: 12/21/15
  • Term of Contract: 5 years w/ 5 one (1) year option periods (10 year total)
  • Verizon Contract Manager:
    Mark Hrozencik
    Office: 703-694-7023
    Email: mark.hrozencik@verizon.com

Verizon Government Network Operations Center (GNOSC)

Please report any circuit troubles and outages to the GNOSC in Ashburn, VA. The NOC is staffed 24 hours/7 days.

800-967-6194 OPTION 1

DSN 312-851-4121

When reporting a trouble, please provide the following:

  • CCSD or Commercial Circuit Identifier or phone number
  • Customer contact name and call back number
  • General information: fault location, time and day, and isolations already performed/results

Escalation Contacts

Normal business hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm EST. Outside normal business hours, 7 days a week, please escalate to the supervisor on duty at 800-967-6194, Option 1.

First Level:

Shift Lead
800-967-6194 Option 1

Second Level:

Aaron Meadows, Sr. Mgr – Client Svr Assr 
Phone: 919-377-5095
Mobile: 919-525-4434
aaron.meadows@verizon.com

Third Level (Program Office):

Kevin Kaufman - DITCO-Europe Program Manager
Office: +49 (0)711 7092 2233
Mobile: +49 (0)172 7579506 
Email: kevin.kaufman@intl.verizon.com

David Vaughn - GNS Deputy Program Manager
Office: 703-694-8394
Mobile: 571-442-0459
Email: david1.vaughn@verizon.com

Tiffany Crayton-Brown - GNS Program Manager
Office: 703-694-7676
Mobile: 703-336-2730 
Email: tiffany.j.crayton@verizon.com

Contact Your Account Team

 

All EMEA & U.S.AFRICOM:

Michael Young, Client Partner
Office: +491749890562
Mobile: +491749890562
michael.young@intl.verizon.com

All Other Regions:

Moune Tabalno, Client Partner
Office: 808-927-9179
Mobile: 808-927-9179
moune.tabalno@verizon.com

 

Contact us

Account Team +

All EMEA & U.S.AFRICOM:

Michael Young, Client Partner
Office: +491749890562
Mobile: +491749890562
Email: michael.young@intl.verizon.com

All Other Regions:

Moune Tabalno, Client Partner
Office: 808-927-9179
Mobile: 808-927-9179
Email: moune.tabalno@verizon.com

Program Management +

Program Management

Tiffany Crayton-Brown - Program Manager
Office: 703-694-7676
Mobile: 703-336-2730
Email: tiffany.j.crayton@verizon.com

David Vaughn - Deputy Program Manager
Office: 703-694-8394
Mobile: 571-442-0459
Email: david1.vaughn@verizon.com

 

Kelly Ebinger - Project Manager
Office: 703-694-4125
Email: kelly.ebinger@verizon.com

Alyssa Whitcomb - Project Manager
Office: 919-378-3704
Mobile: 984-239-0009
Email: alyssa.whitcomb@verizon.com

Raymond Nakagawa - Global Operations Manager
Office: 808-837-8814
Mobile: 808-271-9848
Email: raymond.nakagawa@verizon.com

Next Level Managers

Antonio Stagnitta - Associate Director, Client Services Mgmt
Office: 919-378-6230
Mobile: 919-609-0646
Email: antonio.stagnitta@verizon.com

Tom Colatosti - Managing Director, Project Mgmt
Office: 703-694-4976
Mobile: 703-217-9105
Email: thomas.colatosti@verizon.com

 

Carole Byers – Managing Director - Client Services Mgmt
Office: 703-694-4524
Email: carole.byers@verizon.com

 

DITCO-Europe Support +

Program Management

Kevin Kaufman, Program Manager
Office: +49 (0)711 7092 2233
Mobile: +49 (0)172 7579506
Email: kevin.kaufman@intl.verizon.com

 

Next Level Managers

Tiffany Crayton-Brown - Program Manager
Office: 703-694-7676
Mobile: 703-336-2730
Email: tiffany.j.crayton@verizon.com

Antonio Stagnitta - Associate Director, Client Services Mgmt
Office: 919-378-6230
Mobile: 919-609-0646
Email: antonio.stagnitta@verizon.com

 

David Vaughn - Deputy Program Manager
Office: 703-694-8394
Mobile: 571-442-0459
Email: david1.vaughn@verizon.com

Tom Colatosti - Managing Director, Project Mgmt
Office: 703-694-4976
Mobile: 703-217-9105
Email: thomas.colatosti@verizon.com

Billing +

Nicole Altis, Special – Client Service Ops
Office: 252-485-7822
Email: nicole.lampel@verizon.com

Contracts Management +

Mark Hrozencik, Manager
Office: 703-694-7023
Mobile: 703-554-3625
Email: mark.hrozencik@verizon.com