Company History

At Abacus Group, we find better ways for people to communicate, collaborate and process information.

Abacus Group, Inc. was founded in 1982 to participate in the opportunities provided in the newly competitive environment in the telecommunications industry. Abacus Group is uniquely positioned to offer vast perspective on this highly competitive, ever changing, often confusing and quite fascinating industry. From the 1981 FCC decision to permit resale of telephone services for profit, to the 1984 breakup of AT&T and creation of 7 Regional Bell Operating Companies, to the landmark Telecommunications Reform Act of 1996, to the technology Dot Com rise and fall in 2000, to the proliferation of so many new open source telephony software companies in recent years, Abacus Group has been a major player in this vital industry.

Headquartered in Falmouth, Massachusetts, Abacus Group, Inc. has been a Massachusetts corporation for over twenty-seven years. Abacus Group, Inc. received its Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) certification by the SOMWBA division of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts nineteen years ago. Abacus Group, Inc. received WBE certification by the DMWBD division of New York State in 2008. In a telecom world of endless mergers, acquisitions, name changes and bankruptcies, Abacus Group, Inc. has achieved steady growth over twenty seven years and remains confident in its abilities to provide thoughtful insights and solutions to the rapidly evolving migration to converged everything over IP (EoIP) voice, data and video networks.

For three decades, Abacus Group focused on telecommunications software installation, database integration, training, ongoing service, support and custom software development. Today we look forward to the next evolution – integrating real time voice and video into extensible Web 2.0 applications designed to increase business agility, improve customer service and continuity of operations.

Mary Mulloy is the President and CEO of Abacus Group, Inc. In 1982 Abacus Group was founded by Ms. Mulloy along with co-founder Mikelle Kennedy.

Ms. Mulloy received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA in 1974 having majored in Journalism and Sociology. She completed two years towards a Master of Arts Degree at Boston University.

Ms. Mulloy began her telecommunications career by working in a sales support position, and then a product management position, in two growing national telecommunications startup companies.

Ms. Mulloy is a Founder and Treasurer of the CMC Foundation, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit 501 (c)(3)charitable corporation devoted to supporting mentally retarded individuals and their families through scholarships, fundraising activities and special events such as an annual walkathon and road race.