People on the Move

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

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 […]

TMC Communications Promotes Two Senior Staff Members

TMC Communications said it has promoted of two key staff members, Sarah Graham Linares and Jessica Brown. Linares was named vice president of product development and revenue assurance. She will take on a more strategic role, driving the development and rollout of new industry products for TMCs 300-plus agent partners to sell, the company said. […]

Choppy Waters for Sprint; WiMAX Bobbing Along?

Gary Forsee, embattled chairman and CEO of Sprint Nextel, resigned on Monday, leaving a train of speculation in his wake as to whether the company can turn around its ailing financials and continue to capitalize on the mobile broadband movement. Most notably, some financial analysts say that Forsees planned Xohm WiMAX network expected to cost […]

Level 3 Stocks Drop on CFO News

Level 3 Communications Inc. shares fell nearly 9 percent by early afternoon on news that the company is looking for a new CFO. Level 3s stock was trading for $4.47, down 8.78 percent from the opening price of $4.75. CEO James Crowe said CFO Sunit Patel will remain with Level 3 during the transition period. […]

AT&T Wireless CEO Retiring

The president and CEO of AT&Ts wireless division, Stan Sigman, said Thursday he is retiring after 42 years with the company. He will be replaced by Ralph de la Vega, a former COO of the wireless unit, effective immediately. Sigman will stay with the company through the end of the year to ensure a smooth […]

XO Eyes Greater Enterprise Roll

XO Communications announced new initiatives this week to expand its presence in the enterprise market, including a new enterprise sales and support organization, an enhanced network, recently expanded IP service offerings and targeted guarantees. The new Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG) is focused on delivering products to help enterprises gain efficiencies and improve performance of their […]

Thermo Credit Hires New VP of Sales

Thermo Credit LLC (Booth 312), a funding company focused exclusively on the telecommunications industry, hired Phil Pedone as vice president of sales. Pedone has 25 years of sales experience with more than seven in the telecom industry. His considerable experience will bring a new level of expertise and service to Thermo Credits high standard of […]

Profitecs Stephanie Minervino Joins the Marines

Another member of the Profitec Billing Services Inc. (Booth 815) family has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Stephanie Anne Minervino, granddaughter of Profitecs founder, Richard Minervino Sr., and daughter of Randy Minervino, vice president of sales and marketing, has followed in their footsteps and signed up for the Marines. COMPTEL attendees may have met […]

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