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Jay M. Abbazia, President
A telecommunications executive with over 35-years’ experience in broadband data, video, voice and wireless, Jay M. Abbazia founded Broadband Agreement Specialists, Inc.® in 2008, with a mission to obtain the most innovative telecommunications services, at the best pricing for property owners. He has negotiated and managed hundreds of agreements for residential owner portfolios nationwide, resulting in tens of millions of dollars collectively in owner savings and compensation. Prior to founding Broadband Agreement Specialists, he was Director of Product Marketing Management at AT&T, responsible for corporate BellSouth Americast® franchised cable television marketing operations and MDU Video/Internet agreement negotiation management for Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Additionally, he served as a 50-state Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the AT&T Legislative Review Process for pending Shared Tenant/Multi Dwelling Unit (MDU) and Building Access Exclusive Agreements. Assigned to special projects and service trials, he was on the planning and deployment executive “steering teams” for BellSouth WiMAX Wireless Internet in Florida, Georgia and Louisiana, and BellSouth IPTV Video service (which later became U-verse®). More recently he was involved with AT&T U-verse service marketing operations deployment. Mr. Abbazia also served as Regional Manager, Market Planning and Operations for Omnipoint Communications (now part of T-Mobile) for the state of Florida and was instrumental in the cellular company’s Florida pre-launch market planning and subsequent ongoing business operations management. Mr. Abbazia began his telecommunications career in 1983 with Selkirk Communications, a cable company now a part of Comcast Corporation and also worked for Storer Cable and TCI Tele-Communications, Inc., both now part of Comcast as well. Throughout his career he negotiated and managed thousands of residential bulk, right-of-entry and marketing agreements on behalf of cable television and phone service providers, as well as hundreds of agreements for Broadband Agreement Specialists, Inc. clients. Mr. Abbazia holds a bachelor’s degree from Barry University, in Miami Shores, Florida, Graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Elisabeth Abbazia, Vice President of Operations
With over 30-years of business experience in areas including marketing, operations, project management, small business and customer service, Elisabeth’s focus is on company business planning, operations, client strategies, contract management, trade shows and client support. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Marketing from Florida International University and is also a licensed Florida Real Estate Associate.