Our Team

Larry A. Luna

President & CEO

Larry is responsible for the development and execution of the company's broad range strategic business plans and oversees the day-to-day operations of the company in the areas of finance, information technology, regulation, sales, marketing and customer service.

Previously, Larry served as President of Network Communications Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Network Operator Services whose offerings included a wide range of telecommunication and operator services. It was in this role that he first recognized the tremendous opportunities that were emerging in the prepaid telecommunications market for both the industry and consumers alike. This led to his pioneering role in the development and marketing of prepaid telecommunications services for both the Network family of companies and within the industry and the eventual formation of Encompass Communications.
Prior to joining the Network family of companies, Larry served as Regional Marketing Director for Maytag Company, whose programs enabled him to gain tremendous business experience and marketing expertise.

 


 

Wayne Gandy

Vice President of Finance and Business Development

Wayne is responsible for the daily operations of the company in the areas of finance, regulation, contract negotiation, and long term company strategy. He has been with Encompass and the Network Family of Companies since 2001. He began serving Encompass as their Controller in 2003 and in 2007 he was promoted to Vice President of Finance. He has taken on the greater responsibilities of helping guide the company into the future with sound business strategies and developing good working relationships with both its vendors and its customers. In 2011 he was made a partner in Encompass Communications, LLC. Also, in 2011 Encompass Communications started a new venture in the field of telematics and he was named as one of two Managing Partners for Encompass Telematics, LLC. Prior to coming to Encompass he was a Financial Analyst for Teletouch Communications Company. He has fifteen years of experience in the telecommunications industry.

Wayne is a graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler in 1986 with a BBA in Accounting. Previous to working in the telecommunications industry he was employed for fourteen years in the Oil and Gas industry by Ward Exploration, Inc. and Gas Services, Inc. There he developed his abilities in finance, contract negotiations, and long term business strategies.

Wayne is married and has three adult children (one daughter and two sons).

 


 

Ana Bean

Senior Vice President of National Accounts and Business Development

Ana has been an integral part of our family of companies for over 22 years. She is responsible for maintaining partner relationships, executing marketing plans, strategic business planning, product creation and business development. Her dedication and team spirit continues to spark and create with an unparalleled enthusiasm and imagination.

 


 

Peter Texiera

Executive VP of Direct Sales and Business Development

Peter is responsible for the development of new business and sales through the creation and enhancement of Encompass products, and is responsible for strategic planning, team building and leadership for indirect and direct channel sales.

Peter has been in the Prepaid Telecommunications industry for over 15 years. In 1997, Peter started a small phone card route which turned into American Prepaid, one of the largest wholesalers in the country with over 100 million dollars in sales in 2000. Until 2008,Peter was a working partner with Krush Communications. Krush created the Homies brand and was one of the first large impact providers in the prepaid long distance portal business. From 2008 to present Peter has worked with several companies in a consulting capacity to help make companies profitable and guide them through this evolving market by giving them the tools and insight necessary to compete.