About The Company
Foresight is a call center marketing firm with a focus on new customer acquisitions and customer retention for its clients. Foresight has built a strong team of call center professionals who share a passion for success.
Co-Founded by Alex Karis, Ashley Martins and Joseph Haddad Foresight has become one of the nation’s largest outsourced sales agencies for telecommunication providers in the United States.
Foresight takes pride in operating its call centers within the domestic United States of America
Director of Sales-Business Division
Albert Shakhnazarov studied criminal justice at Manchester Community College. Shortly after graduation Albert realized he enjoyed working with people and a natural at selling and decided to join RJS Associates as a Executive Recruiter.
In 2014 Albert switched gears and joined Foresight as director of Sales. His responsibilities include growing, leading, and training the sales organization. Alberts proven ability to lead and consistently exceeds monthly and yearly revenue goals has helped Foresight achieve exceptional results in the Telecom Industry.
Albert’s greatest strengths are his creativity, drive and leadership. He thrives on challenges and pushing his team to the limits. He has been continously recognized as Sales Director of the year by the management team at Foresight.
He lives in Southern, CT with his wife, Ashley, and daughter Milah. In his free time, Albert enjoys soccer, mixed martial arts and spending time with his family.
Director of Sales-Consumer Division
Ed Espejo is an experienced outbound contact center executive. He joined the Foresight team in 2017 where he brings over 10 years experience in business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales.
Ed has extensive knowledge in telecom acquisition sales, lead management, predictive dialers, and CPNI compliance. On multiple occasion’s Ed has been awarded “Excellences in Leader Circle” and “Presidents Club” from the country’s largest Telecommunications Multi Service Operator, “MSO.”
Ed’s proven track record for exceeding monthly and yearly revenue goals landed him the opportunity at Foresight. His fearless, never afraid to fail attitude has helped him grow many new programs from no revenue to multimillion dollar income streams.
Ed is a family man who enjoys spending time with his five boys, who help drive his endless desire to succeed. Ed is also a self-proclaimed movie critic in his free time.
Director of Business Development
As Director of Business Development Derek oversees and manages new marketing campaigns to ensure all customer targets are met with the emphasis on quality and great customer experience.
Derek responsibilities include hiring, training and cultivating the right talent for specific marketing campaigns, he believes in building unique relationships with our clients and understands their specific needs.
Derek started his career working for Infinity Data Merchant Services. In his role, Derek excelled at understanding clients processing needs and customer base while providing a tailored package and increasing business profits to well over 30%. While with Gryphone Global, Derek progressed from a sale representative to sales management by setting sales records and new standards for sales production.
In 2013 Derek joined Foresight. He was drawn to the leadership, and family like atmosphere, as well as our commitment to excellence. He is now an integral part to the success of the company.
Derek enjoys traveling, playing sports and spending quality time with his wife Victoria and his daughter Stella.
Director of Technology
Angel Pagan brings over 10 years of computer technology experience to Foresight. Angel studied computer technology at the Fox Institute of Business. Following graduation he started his career with Swiss Re and was responsible for coordinating, implementing and maintaining the IT network. His passion for technology and great leadership skills led him to move to Central AHEC as Information Technology Coordinator.
In 2013, Angel joined Foresight and quickly moved his way up to Director of Technology. He is currently in charge of IT management, call center programs implementation and compliance.
Angel is a connoisseur of sushi and in his free time enjoys discovering new sushi restaurants with his girlfriend Elizabeth.
Director of Business Development
Denise is a talented marketing and sales professional with distinguished performance in non-profit, healthcare, human resources and contact centers.
In 2017 she joined the Foresight team as Director of Business Development and brings over 15 years of marketing expertise along with a strong understanding of what it takes to create new business opportunities.
She has a consultative and collaborative style with a unique understanding of blending technology, social media and networking to create awareness and build relationships. Her interest in campaign analytics makes her a great fit for the role of business development for Foresight.
Denise is a fitness enthusiast with an interest in trail running and racing. Additionally, she enjoys travel, cooking, reading, photography, nature and is an active volunteer for community organizations.
Emily is a highly skilled sales professional in telecommunication and previously in fashion design and retail industries. She brings over ten years of sales, relationship building and account management experience to Foresight. Emily is enthusiastic, motivated and inspires her team to be the same. She creates winning performances allowing her, and her sales team, to exceed sales goals and quotas. As a
direct sales agent, Emily was recognized as #1 in the Northeast by AT&T retail sales for consecutive years.
Emily stays busy with her active son, as they both share a love of science and nature. In her free time Emily likes to give back to the community and has been instrumental in raising money for the Democratic Town Council by implementing a monthly paint night that donates proceeds to local schools.
Emily joined Foresight in 2017 as Sales Manager and is a graduate from Gibbs College.
Director of Sales
Javier is an experienced professional with over 10 years in the retail industry. He joined the telecommunications industry in 2010 as a store manager where he managed eight locations.
In 2017 Javier Joined Foresight as Director of Sales. He has a ‘can-do’ attitude and knows what it takes to motivate and develop the sales force to successfully achieve and exceed goals.
Javier is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in sports journalism.
He is a sports enthusiast, a DJ and an avid Yankees fan. Javier is fluent in Spanish and is committed to volunteering at the holidays to help feed the less fortunate.