Executive Advisory Board

Stephen G. Welch

Stephen G. Welch

President, Value Propositions, LLC
Senior Vice President, Business Development ASSIA, Inc.
Former Chief Procurement Officer, AT&T

Stephen (Steve) G. Welch is senior vice president of business development for ASSIA, Inc., the world’s leader in dynamic spectrum management software for the global telecom market. In addition to serving on Telmar’s Executive Advisory Board, Mr. Welch is a member of Accenture’s Executive Advisory Board for procurement solutions and is an executive advisor to the Board of Directors of QuEST Forum, a global telecom industry quality organization he helped establish in 1998 as founding chairman. He is the principal in Value Propositions LLC, a consulting firm specializing in supply chain management.

Before retiring from AT&T in 2005, Mr. Welch spent 16 years as chief procurement officer for SBC (Ameritech, Southwest Bell, Pacific Telesis, and SNET). During his tenure at AT&T, he also served as senior executive vice president, marketing and external affairs, where he was responsible for key corporate strategy deployment for sales operation effectiveness, access line retention, customer service improvement, and municipal affairs.

Mr. Welch has a bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard University, a master’s degree in public administration from San Diego State University, and is a graduate of the Executive Program at the University of Virginia Business School.

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