Who We Are
Melissa Killen, President
Melissa is responsible for the day to day operations and administration of Network Alliance, LLC. She has extensive experience in management and in the legal field. As a practicing attorney, she advised local governmental entities such as cities, school districts, and special districts. Melissa strives to take Network Alliance to the next level and is constantly looking for opportunities to better herself, the company, and the community. She participated in and completed the City of San Antonio's Small Business Boot Camp in July 2012 enabling Network Alliance to graduate from the Bonding Assistance and Mentor Protégé Program in 2014. She has served on the Bexar County Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program Advisory Committee, the Development Team for the 27th Annual Enterprising Women's Conference, the Texas Lyceum Board of Directors, the Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board, the VIA Metropolitan Transit Board of Trustees, the City of Balcones Heights Crime Control District and the City of Balcones Heights City Council. In addition, she has received recognition from various groups for her community service and professional achievement including being named as a San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40: Rising Star list in 2005; having received the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s Doctoral Achievement Award in 2009; being named a Texas Lone Star by the Texas Government Insider in 2010; being named a finalist for the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award by the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce in 2013; and having received the Small Business Leaders Award for New Business from the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce in 2014.
Melissa holds a B.A. from St. Mary's University (TX) and a J.D. from the University of Akron (OH).
Sebastian Test, Principal Consultant
Sebastian is responsible for overseeing the professional and technical staff and works collaboratively with the field operations team to support customers. He has fourteen years’ experience in developing advanced, complex communications solutions based upon technologies including, but not limited to, internetworking (routing and switching) and network security, Cisco Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions, indoor and outdoor wireless and mobility, SAN/storage, and server and desktop virtualization.
Sebastian holds an A.A.S in Computer Network Administration from San Antonio College (TX) and is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional Wireless (CCNP Wireless), Cisco IronPort Certified Security Professional – Email Security (CICSP), and Xirrus Certified Wireless Technician.