The Diversified Team

David K. Rider

David Rider Co-Founder

David K. Rider is a co-founder of Diversified Telecom Group. He brings over 30 years of experience in the CT market and has responsibility for strategic planning, new business development, sales, marketing and client retention.

Prior to starting Diversified Telecom, he co-founded Partner Communications in 1996, which grew to be the largest telecommunications provider in Connecticut, other than SBC/ATT, and was acquired in 2005.

David is a graduate of Stonehill College and lives in Madison with his wife and two children.

John Groves

John Groves Co-Founder

John Groves is a co-founder of Diversified Telecom Group.  He has over 22 years of telecom industry experience and has responsibility for financial operations, negotiating key carrier relationships, client retention and sales.

Prior to starting Diversified Telecom, he held various key positions at Partner Communications/Connecticut Broadband, and has extensive knowledge of voice and data networking, cloud solutions, wireless, and emerging technologies.

John is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and lives in Branford with his wife and two children.