GlobaFone Team


Lou Altman, 1965-2017

Founder of GlobaFone, Lou started the company in 1998 with the goal of helping people communicate. His primary business, originally, was international cell phone rentals. Over the years, GlobaFone morphed into Satellite Telecommunications. Lou  assisted Federal, State and Local government agencies, and the military develop remote communications and disaster planning programs by implementing satellite phone and data technology for uninterrupted worldwide communication. Under his leadership, GlobaFone has grown from being a dealer of satellite phones to a leading service provider, offering satellite voice, data, and tracking solutions from major manufacturers including Iridium, Inmarsat, Thuraya, and Globalstar.
Lou was a frequent speaker at international Satcom conferences and emergency planning events on both the state and federal levels. His unbiased presentations and direct style address the specifics of satellite technology including functionality, coverage, rates, and planning.


Gina Gilmore

CFO and General Manager

Gina started at GlobaFone serving as the Chief Financial Officer since 2010. In this role she handled all things financial: accounts receivable and payable, financial analysis, cost management, and cash flow. Gina was appointed General Manager in December 2013. She has been working in the financial sector her entire career, as an Operations and Trust Administrative Officer, manager of a local credit union, a mortgage loan officer. Gina is a graduate of the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics.


Julie Kendall

Business Development

Julie Kendall is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and has been a valuable member of the GlobaFone team since 2006. Julie has 15 years of technical sales experience. Working in Business Development for GlobaFone, Julie has earned a reputation for providing results driven solutions for her government and military clients who utilize SatCom for a variety of reasons. From extreme and remote areas to war zones to emergency preparedness and disaster recovery applications, Julie brings extensive product knowledge of the GlobaFone SatCom portfolio including: Iridium, Inmarsat, Thuraya, and Globalstar.