Grande Communications (Booth 700) has appointed Jeff Brennan as the new senior vice president of business services.
He will lead the wholesale and enterprise departments at Grande.
Brennan was the former vice president of Sprint-Nextel Corp.s public sector for the western region.
I was always impressed by Jeffs work at Sprint, said Grande CEO Roy Chestnutt. He not only had great ideas but he also successfully developed and implemented them.
Im impressed by his energy, creativity, strategic thinking and leadership skills he will provide in our service department at Grande.
Brennan also has worked for Primeco, US West and Verizon Communications Inc./GTE. He began his career at Verizon/GTE as a telephone traffic engineer and then held positions in network planning, sales operations, product management and national account sales. He was responsible for the marketing and planning for sales of private line and switched services for a national fiber-optic and satellite network serving the North American and Caribbean markets.
Im excited by the opportunities at Grande and our wholesale markets, as well as the people I work with on a daily basis, said Brennan. I also look forward to working with a management team that is extremely motivated and exceptionally talented to continue Grandes success.
Headquartered in San Marcos, Texas, Grande Communications is building a deep-fiber broadband network to deliver high-speed Internet, local and long-distance telephone, digital cable and wireless home security services to communities in Texas. Grandes bundled service area includes portions of Austin, Corpus Christi, suburban northwest Dallas, Midland, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco. Grande also serves enterprises and communications carriers nationwide with broadband transport services and network services.
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