About Us

About Us

Advanced Federal has compiled an impressive team of veteran business owners with extensive background in business operations and working within government agencies.

Advanced Federal began as a federal, state, and local government provider in 2015 by offering services involved in messaging, marketing, development, and telecom. Those services include:

  • App Development
  • Web Development
  • SMS and MMS messaging
  • Text to Landline service
  • Mobile Advertising
  • Digital Advertising
  • Pay Per Click (PPC)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Chat BOTs

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Our Team
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Cliff Bayuk
President

During his twenty-four year military career, Cliff served as Chief of the Coast Guard’s Physical Evaluation System. He was awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal for his work, which transformed the Coast Guard’s Wounded Warrior Program into a customer-focused, efficient and transparent system. Now a retired U. S. Coast Guardsman, Commander Bayuk is a permanent board member of the Joint Service Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR), adjudicating appeals from Wounded Warriors for additional disability compensation on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security and the American people. A 1995 graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Commander Bayuk has a strong background in Healthcare and Public Policy Management. His professional interests include law, facilitation, mediation, and negotiation. His hobbies center around his family, community and golf.

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Bob Bentz
CEO

Bob helped establish our parent company, Advanced Telecom Services in 1989. Advanced Telecom Services (ATS) grew from a start-up, with no outside funding, to $62.2 million in annual sales and offices in the USA, Canada, UK, Czech Republic, and Taiwan.  He has since started many companies branching off ATS as technology has changed, including mobile-first digital agency Purplegator. Bob has seen the company transition from a landline phone company, to an internet company, and now to a mobile marketing agency. To share his expertise, Bob recently published a 354 page book, Relevance Raises Response: How to Engage and Acquire with Mobile Marketing, which is now available for purchase at RelevanceRaisesResponse.com, Amazon, and other fine online book retailers. He currently teaches a graduate level course in mobile marketing at the University of Denver. Bob is a baseball coach and has seen six of his players go on to play professionally.

 

Sam Sharma
Accountant

Sam Sharma is a Chartered Accountant and provides all bookkeeping and financial analysis services to Advanced Federal. Sam is responsible for all banking relationship and employee payroll. Sharma brings a wealth of experience to the team with his 17 years of experience in bookkeeping and Accounting.

Amber DeShields-Burks

Marketing Coordinator

Amber DeShields-Burks is marketing coordinator for Advanced Federal. Amber’s role with the company is to identify potential opportunities to pursue and then lead the proposal team in the development of the documentation required for submission.

Award Winning
  • Automotive Website Awards (Top Rated Mobile Website & Mobile App)
  • Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies
  • Money Magazine Companies to Watch
  • Addy Awards (Philadelphia Ad Club)
  • Golden Phones
  • Alex Award
  • Pay Per Call Expo
  • Radio Advertising Bureau Mercury Award
  • Telephone Resellers Association Top Producers Award
  • MCI Customer Satisfaction Award
  • Promotion Marketing Association Recognition of Excellence
  • US Commerce Association Best of Wayne

Active Roles in our local community and beyond:

  • Boy Scouts of America Leadership Award
  • Little League Baseball Team Sponsor
  • Little League Softball Team Sponsor
  • American Legion Baseball Team Sponsor
  • ASA Softball Team Sponsor
  • Utley All-Star Animals Sponsor
  • Radnor High School Baseball Team Sponsor
  • Radnor High School Wrestling Team Sponsor
  • Radnor Education Foundation Sponsor
  • Darlington Humane Society Sponsor