People on the Move

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

Whaleback Opens Sales Office in Atlanta, Names Regional Channel Manager

Whaleback Systems announced today the expansion of its CrystalBlue Voice service into the Southeast with the opening of a regional sales office in Atlanta, and named Jim Fitzgerald as regional channel manager for the Southeast. Whaleback also announced that telecommunications services company Phone Worx Inc. of Buford, Ga., and Canopy Communications Inc. of Lilburn, Ga., […]

COMPTEL Names Two to Fill Roles of President, CEO

COMPTELs board of directors today named the associations new CEO and new president. Matthew Salmon, a former U.S. Congressman and Arizona gubernatorial candidate, will become president in January. Jerry James, who has served as interim CEO since June, takes the helm as CEO. Cementing James as a COMPTEL leader wasnt a surprise. Even though hes […]

Personality+: Touchdown Telecom — David Carter

Martin Group Inc.s territory sales manager David Carter has been tackling telecom sales for 20-plus years, but before that he spent nine years in the NFL as a center and guard seven with the Houston Oilers and two with the New Orleans Saints. David says his years in the NFL allowed him to play with […]

Cistera Joins Cisco ISPN, Names Channel Manager

Cistera Networks Inc. said it is joining Ciscos Industry Solutions Partner Network (ISPN), and also named a global channel programs manager to focus on the ISPN. Cistera is now an authorized Cisco ISPN partner for vertical markets including government, education, healthcare, finance and retail. The company said it named Darlene Smith as global channel programs […]

TMone Names New CEO

TMone has appointed John Fellows as chairman and CEO, the company said Monday. The Iowa-based companys co-founder, Anthony Marlowe, who has been CEO since its inception in 2002, will become president and chief marketing officer. Fellows, 43, recently served as president and CEO of Bell Industries Inc. (AMEX:BI) a diversified services company. During his time […]

SageQuest Launches Agent, Dealer Program

SageQuest LLC, a provider of fleet and mobile workforce tracking technologies, recently launched its agent and dealer program. SageQuest said it hopes to use the agent and dealer program, which began in August, to expand on robust 2007 sales, escalating market share and increasing interest in GPS fleet technologies. After spending time researching the marketplace, […]

Silver Star COO Named Chair of USTelecom

Silver Star Communications COO Ron McCue was elected to serve as chair of the United States Telecom Associations (USTelecom) Board of Directors. McCue just completed a term as vice chair of USTelecoms board and succeeds Skip Frantz, chairman of Windstream Corp.. Dan Hesse, chairman and CEO of Embarq, was elected to serve as vice chair. […]

Access One Names Vice President of Finance

Access One Inc. has appointed Larry Levy vice president of finance. Levy has more than 20 years of financial management experience, most recently as CFO of Devine Sports. He also worked for Marathon Media, Berryman Communications, HispaniMedia and Chase Broadcasting. Access One has enjoyed 14 years of growth and success, and I look forward to […]

Personality+: Missy Sue Mastel

Missy Mastel   Two of Missys cake masterpieces. Some people say that telecom is a mans world. They should try cake decorating, says Missy Sue Mastel. Historically, most pastry chefs are men and when my mother was doing it, 30 years ago, there was no role model for her, she explains. Missy, who by day […]

CTIA Elects New Board Members

CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent said Thursday that Verizon Wireless President and CEO, Lowell McAdam, has been elected the wireless industry trade group’s new chairman. McAdam is a former vice chairman of CTIA and will take over as chairman in January. He succeeds Mike Kalogris of SunCom. Other CTIA officers elected at the board […]

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