Meet the people behind Telcion’s success


Lance Reid


Lance Reid serves as CEO of Telcion Communications Group, which he co-founded in 2002. He has worked in the technology industry for over 25 years and has a history of building successful companies and long-standing client relationships. In addition to leading the company, he works closely with clients to architect new solutions that solve complex IT requirements.

In his free time, Lance enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, being an instrument rated pilot, teaching Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University classes, and being actively involved in local church ministry.

Lance has been a longtime advocate of Cisco technologies and became a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) in Collaboration in 2005. He has been serving on Cisco's SMB Advisory Board since 2013.


Ryan Flud

VP of Professional Services

Ryan Flud serves as VP of Professional Services at Telcion Communications Group. His responsibilities include managing Telcion’s extraordinary engineering team and creating new tools and services for enhanced client support.

In his free time, he loves spending time with family and friends, preferably outdoors.

Ryan is a Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) and holds a PMP certification for project management from the Project Management Institute.


Michelle Padilla


Michelle Padilla serves as COO/CFO for Telcion Communications Group. She is responsible for executing the company’s strategic plan and overseeing the finance department as well as all daily operations. Michelle has been with Telcion for 12 years, with previous roles as VP of Finance and HR Manager. She remains passionate about creating an encouraging company culture with highly motivated and positive people.

In her free time, Michelle enjoys serving at her church and spending time with her young grandson.

Michelle holds a BS in Finance from Liberty University.


Eric Mueller

VP of Sales

Eric Mueller serves as VP of Sales at Telcion Communications Group. Eric has worked in the technology industry for over 15 years, in positions ranging from operational, account management, and sales. He leads the sales team and is responsible for sales operations and client experience. He is passionate about providing best in class service to our clients.

In his free time, Eric loves to hang out with his wife, Renee, and dog, Emmi. He is an avid jet skier and serves as a pastor to prisoners behind prison walls.