Ms. Pokorny is a Senior Managing Consultant at The Commpliance Group.
With thirty-seven (37) years of telecommunications experience, Marsha brings an extensive and diverse background to The Commpliance Group’s clients as the firm’s FCC and ETC licensing and compliance expert. Her knowledge of the industry, federal databases, FCC rules, and telecommunications agency requirements helps clients navigate the complex FCC environment. Prior to joining The Commpliance Group as a Consultant, Marsha served as the regulatory affairs manager for a long-distance reseller, CLEC, operator services provider and billing aggregator. In this role, she was responsible for managing all aspects of regulatory and compliance for the company’s operations as well as providing comprehensive guidance on regulatory requirements that affected the company’s billing division and billing carriers. In addition, Marsha’s telecom experience includes ad hoc and contracted regulatory consulting services across a broad spectrum of the telecommunications industry where she developed a strong understanding of the regulatory processes and requirements and fostered profound working relationships with key staff at the state and federal Utility Commissions. During her many years in the industry, Marsha gained operations experience with oversight of billing, maintenance, and provisioning issues, including circuit migrations for divested operations for six (6) of the top business clients of a prominent long-distance carrier. Marsha’s background encompasses Lifeline and High Cost ETC licensing and compliance obligations, regulatory accounting, tariff management, regulatory complaint management, Registered Agent requirements, and industry relations.
Marsha provides FCC and ETC regulatory, licensing & compliance assistance to telecommunications companies seeking to outsource the tedious and time-consuming, but necessary, task of maintaining regulatory compliance through the tracking, completion and filing of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and payment of fees, and contributions mandated by the FCC. She also has experience with Registered Agent representation, state regulatory and Secretary of State licensing and compliance obligations.