CenturyLink, Masergy, Net2Phone Vets Hired as AireSpring Channel Managers

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Four telecom execs with prior roles at CenturyLink, IDT/Net2Phone, Masergy and more are new AireSpring channel managers.

AireSpring's Patrick Harrison

AireSpring’s Patrick Harrison

AireSpring says it is expanding and hiring to meet the increased demand for its managed services. It wants to ensure its channel partners get more attention and support locally and regionally.

Here’s our list of channel people on the move in June.
AireSpring's Rod Nichols

AireSpring’s Rod Nichols

“We are excited to welcome this amazing new group of telecom high achievers to team AireSpring,” said Daniel Lonstein, AireSpring’s president and CRO. “ In an economic environment where reducing network spend is top of mind without sacrificing quality, speed and efficiency, more partners are guiding their clients to AireSpring. Good sales professionals go where the opportunity is. And the current economic environment has opened up new opportunities in managed services and product categories where AireSpring excels.”

New Channel Sales Team Members

The new AireSpring channel managers are:

  • Patrick Harrison, regional channel manager for the Midwest. He has 15 years of experience in telecom. Harrison served as an account executive at Time Warner Cable and was most recently senior national channel manager at IDT/Net2Phone.
  • Rod Nichols, regional channel manager for Houston, southeast Texas and Louisiana. He’s a 24-year telecom veteran, and most recently served as global channel manager for Masergy. And before that, he was a partner sales manager at Alpheus Communications.
  • AireSpring's Fredric Worthy

    AireSpring’s Fredric Worthy

    Fredric Worthy, regional channel manager for Florida. He’s a 20-year telecom veteran and most recently was a lead commercial account executive at CenturyLink. And before that, he was national account manager/team lead at Votacall.

  • Grant Whyard, regional channel manager for Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland and eastern Pennsylvania. Prior to joining AireSpring, he served as national channel sales manager for IDT/Net2Phone. And before that, he was a senior account manager with Logix Fiber Networks.
AireSpring's Grant Whyard

AireSpring’s Grant Whyard

Last month, AireSpring appointed Scott Hailey to the newly created position of national director of channel programs. His job is to take relationships with master agencies to the next level.

AireSpring also appointed Clinton Devereaux, previously with iCore Networks and Vonage, as director of solutions engineering, and Chris Breving as its new director of access product management.

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