The Voifone SMS Team are the same people that bring you the entire Voifone Carrier, Inc. suite of services, all built around providing International communications services.
Mr. Gaustad is the creator of the the Voifone family of services. As a lifelong entrepreneur, he has been a musician, systems analyst, database software programmer and is the proud father of 2 grown children. He founded 3 other highly successful 8-figure-a-year enterprises before building the Voifone family of communications services. His passions include his family, church service, business, Internet Technology, music and martial arts. Richard’s favorite saying is: “Everything comes out OKAY in the end. If it’s not OKAY, it’s not THE END.” Check his LinkedIn profile for a more complete history of his life and experience.
Scott H. Coombs serves as the President of Voifone Carrier, Inc. and brings a wealth of legal and business experience to the corporation. He is an Arizona native who was raised in the Eager Safford area in Arizona and graduated from Arizona State University Law School in 1981. He is a practicing attorney specializing in bankruptcy and corporate law. Mr. Coombs has been married to Marilyn Coombs for 37 years and has 5 grown children and 10 grandchildren. He is an avid golfer and dedicated follower of the ASU and BYU football programs and the Arizona Cardinals..
Gordon loves all-things-tech! He comes from Silicon Valley in California, USA, where he founded several successful IT companies after a career selling for some well-known IT companies. Now, he makes his home in Utah with his wife and children, still in tech sector, as Director of Family Search Strategic Solutions. He’s also a close friend and mentor of our founder along with serving as a Company Director. We’re lucky to have such talent helping to guide our family of services! In his spare time, Gordon spends time with his family and participates in athletic competitions like running, swimming and cycling . . . and he loves sci-fi movies!
Donabell is from the Philippines, is the 12th child and 5th girl in her family and has traveled Internationally to to 50 countries. Her position in Ranking Trainer makes it likely that she will visit even more countries in the future. She has substantial experience in the the hotel, travel and tourism industry and has been a successful businesswoman in various companies including her own travel agency, MLM and network marketing companies and as an independent business consultant. Her career passions are marketing, training, business management and entrepreneurship, in which she has demonstrated proficiency through more than 2 decades of full time experience. Donabell currently serves as the Company’s Director of OFW Sales for the Company.
Charly is a valuable member of the team from Philippines. He has a broad background in the telecom business including owning and running an Internet Cafe and helping to establish a market for satellite telecom and cell phone services in the Philippines. Mr. Brizuela is a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Philippines, active in church and civic duties and has been a businessman and entrepreneur for most of his adult life. Charly is a valuable part of our sales staff for Voifone Carrier services.
Marylou has been with the company since before its original founding in 2006 when she worked for Mr. Gaustad’s previous company, a firm that manufactured, sold and supported autodialer equipment. Marylou has broad experience in sales, business and marketing. She served two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, after which she spent many years marketing and selling clothing in the Philippines as a self-employed person. Marylou is a perfect addition to our support staff with her support and communication skills. Marylou has a son living in the USA, and she lives in Davao City, Philippines with her dog, where she serves as our Support Team Leader.
Mr. Tolentino is our Creative Director/Web Wizard. He consideres himself a WordPress, SEO and Adobe Illustrator Ninja. We credit Nestor (or “Thor”, as his friends call him) with the professional imaging for our various services. Mr. Tolentino is directly responsible for the design, SEO, SMM and other IT functions that continue to sustain and grow our systems. He has also designed our beautiful logos, a feat for which we are most appreciative. In his spare time, Nestor is a musician (bass player) and loves to drive his jeep.
Mr. Gaustad has a strong background in mobile telecommunications with an emphasis on Android OS. Eric is the son of the founder, Richard Gaustad, and has skills that compliment this company. He works primarily in a consulting capacity with respect to issues involving the Android operating system and development of services for that system. He was born in Arizona and moved to Utah at the age of 8 with his family. After graduating from high school with a 3.97 GPA, Eric was awarded two full-ride scholarships at, and attended both the University of Utah and Utah Valley University with an emphasis in biology and computer science. He has managed multiple cell phone stores for major carriers and has worked in the automobile sales industry as an Internet marketing specialist
Mr. Wilson created the original entire technical design for all services which were originally offered by GlobalTmail™, the original owner of Voifone. He created and supervised software engineers in the earliest stages of the Company’s He lives in Utah with his wife and two children, also works full time developing innovative solutions for data migration and application integration for a telecom software firm based in New York. Mr. Wilson has over 20 years’ experience working in telecom, local exchange carriers and systems integrations. He also studied marketing and holds two Microsoft certifications MCSA and MCSE.
Maria Melanie Go Kightlinger graduated from De La Salle University (Manila, Philippines) in 1986 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, major in Business Management. She has 6 children, 5 of whom live in the USA and one in the Philippines where she also resides. Melanie spent much of her life in sales and business, built a large insurance agency, did real estate development, owned a high-end restaurant in the Philippines and while she was in the USA, set a record for the highest earnings in this company as one of our first sales Associates. She has a passion for deal-making and loves the business world.