Executive Team

Keith Swaim
Founder of Axiom Consulting, Keith is an experienced professional with a successful and extensive background in telecommunications expense management, including more than 20 years providing direct savings for Fortune 500 companies. Keith has cost management experience with MCI, e.spire, Net2000. He had a pivotal role in establishing three third-party audit departments – TEOCO, Sage Management, and Dimension Data. His strengths include audit, optimization, facility engineering, Switched Access validation and general provisioning/rate validation. Keith has experience with most industry cost management tools, and an in depth of knowledge in both inter-carrier and enterprise telecom services. Keith has been directly responsible for more than $2.5B in savings initiatives for clients.
Bernadette Russell
Bernadette joined the Axiom team in October 2009.  Bernadette has extensive experience in the International Enterprise invoice audit and optimization.  She previously was an audit manager at XO Communications, identifying more than $10M per year in disputes along with settling over $18M in credits. She has held management and auditor positions at Razorsight, XO Communications, Information View, and Cable & Wireless. Bernadette brings a deep understanding of CSR/ASR/DLR auditing with a strong systems background.  She has identified dispute opportunities of more than $190M and has recovered more than $87M in credits for our clients.