People on the Move

Features people taking new jobs or getting promoted in the industry.

Agent Alliance Retools, Taps Insider as CEO

The Agent Alliance, a consortium of 16 telecom agencies, has dropped its volunteer-based management structure in favor of a full-time paid staff, including a CEO. The group has tapped alliance member company ARG to provide management services, including the leadership of its president Bill Power as the alliances new CEO. The groups part-time executive director Ernie […]

COMPTEL: Martin Group Welcomes New VP of Operations

Martin Group (Booth 713) has added Eugene McCord to its management team as vice president of operations. A direct report to Martin Group CEO Jim Odom, McCord will manage the company’s customer-facing operations including activations, software support, business services, IT, quality assurance and training. McCord was a founding stockholder of PrairieWave Communications and served as […]

Leadership Duo Seeks to ‘Double’ COMPTEL’s Impact in 2008

COMPTEL PLUS marks the first public appearance for the newly tapped president and CEO of the competitive industry’s association. Jerry James, a telecom veteran, and Matt Salmon, a former congressman, were tapped in December to share the role historically held by one. The two executives, who never met before this assignment, say the tag-team approach […]

COMPTEL: Qwest Names Wholesale Markets Exec

Qwest Communications International Inc. (Booth 600), a COMPTEL PLUS sponsor, has appointed Warren Mickens vice president of operations for Qwest Wholesale Markets. He replaces Brian Stading, who recently was named the company’s vice president of sales support operations for Mass Markets. Mickens will begin his new position Jan. 23 and will report to Roland Thornton, […]

Accel Expands Sales Team, Announces Channel Efforts

Accel Networks said Eric Sandoval has joined the company to lead its sales and marketing efforts. The company also has added Danielle Peterson and Jim Miller as regional directors. As Accels vice president of sales and marketing, Sandoval will create and manage channel partner programs, and will also manage the companys direct selling efforts. He […]

Personality+: In the Army Now Terry Barnich

Terry Barnich Terry stands next to the Armys new convoy vehicle, the Buffalo. Terry holds Saddams swords at the Hands of Victory monument in Baghdad. New Paradigm Resources Group President Terry Barnich has answered the call to duty. Despite having only one year of college ROTC under his belt, the lawyer is serving as Senior Advisor […]

Helio CEO Steps Down to Become Chairman

Helio LLC Founder and CEO Sky Dayton is leaving the top position at the MVNO to become chairman, the company said Monday. Wonhee Sull, the former president and COO of Helio will replace Dayton. Dayton replaces Jinwoo So, president of global business for SK Telecom, as chairman. “Helio has reached a point in its development […]

Line Systems Announces 2008 Channel Program, Hires Channel Manager

Line Systems Inc. (LSI) has announced its 2008 Agency program, LSI Advantage, which is designed to enhance its channel partners and independent agents ability to uncover, qualify, propose and close telecommunications sales. Utilizing a combination of personalized sales support, sales force automation databases and LSIs proprietary online agent portal, LSI Advantage supports sales activities from […]

Qwest Names Wholesale Markets Executive

Qwest Communications International Inc. has appointed Warren Mickens vice president of operations for Qwest Wholesale Markets. He replaces Brian Stading, who recently was named the company’s vice president of sales support operations for Mass Markets. Mickens will begin his new position Jan. 23 and will report to Roland Thornton, executive vice president of Qwest Wholesale […]

Access One Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Access One Inc. recently appointed Richard Myers to its executive team as vice president of sales and marketing. Myers brings with him 30 years of combined telecommunications experience in direct and alternate channel sales management, with the last 15-plus years at the executive level. Career highlights include city vice president to vice president of alternate […]

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