People on the Move

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

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 […]

Cistera Networks Names North American Director of Sales

Cistera Networks Inc., a provider of enterprise application platforms and engines for IP communications that works with approximately 60 VARs, today announced that Kurt Krueger has been appointed senior director of sales for North America. The company said Kruegers appointment is the latest strategic move to strengthen its sales network to facilitate future growth, and […]

Intelliverse Mourns Raveills Passing

Paul Raveill, vice president of wholesale services at Intelliverse, died Dec. 23. He was 49. Intelliverse said Raveill had been suffering for the past year from Sarcoidosis, a multiorgan disease, which attacks the organs when granulomas (masses of inflamed tissue or lumps) form and cause an abnormality. Because of the type of person Paul was, […]

Channel Director Leaves New Edge Networks

Bruce Barnes, former director of channel programs at New Edge Networks, left the company to take a position with Qwest Communications International Inc. In his role as sales manager at Qwest, Barnes will not be involved in the Qwest Business Partner Program. In early December, we hired Bruce Barnes to manage a team of sales […]

Personality+: Steve Kaplan

En guard! When Steve Kaplan, now an agent sales executive with TouchTone Communications Inc., missed the last cut for his high school baseball team, he was devastated; but little did he know that it would open the door to a world of sword fighting that would eventually have him representing his country in the Olympics. […]

COMPTEL Names President, CEO

Jerry James Matt Salmon COMPTEL board of directors in December named two people to fill the roles of president and CEO, positions that previously were combined. Jerry James, who has served as interim CEO since June, takes the helm as CEO. Matthew Salmon, a former U.S. Congressman and Arizona gubernatorial candidate, will become president in […]

RCN CEO Gets Extension, Chairman to Retire

RCN Corp. said Thursday that its board of directors has renewed Peter Aquino as president and CEO. Aquino will get a three-year extension. The company also said James Mooney, who has served as executive chairman of RCN since 2005, has completed his service and has decided to retire from the board. Michael Katzenstein, an independent […]

ACC Business Names New Agent Manager

ACC Business has named Michael Pallies as agent manager in the Northeast market. In this position, Pallies will support existing agents and contract new agents to sell the data and voice services of ACC Business. Palliess responsibilities will include new sales revenues, training agents, order processing and agent support. Michael Pallies has a proven track […]

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