Blake Wetzel


Qwest Shares QBPP 2009 Results, 2010 Plans

Despite the recession, revenue from the Qwest Business Partner Program grew in 2009, according to executives from Qwest Communications International Inc. who spoke Thursday at the company’s Q.Marketplace 2010 QBPP kickoff meeting this week in Denver. In his first public address since being named vice president of sales for QBPP in mid-August, Blake Wetzel praised […]

Qwest Restructures QBPP Advisory Board

In response to feedback from its indirect sales partners, Qwest Communications International Inc., is restructuring its partner advisory council to solicit more feedback on the Qwest Business Partner Program. “We are going to create a dialogue between the [Qwest] business leaders and the advisory council so we can start really instituting some change,” said Blake […]

Telarus Named to Qwest Agent Advisory Council

Telarus Inc. has accepted an invitation from Qwest channel chief, Blake Wetzel, to participate in the 2010 Qwest Business Partner Program Advisory Council. Beginning in January, Telarus will have the opportunity to provide Qwest with ideas on issues and challenges affecting Business Partners nationwide. “We are grateful for the opportunity to sit on the Qwest […]

Qwest for Change New Channel Chief’s 2010 Strategies

If you want to take in the picturesque Denver skyline from atop a 55-story building, Blake Wetzel is your go-to guy. “When I say I’m going to do something, I’m going to do something,” Wetzel said, in an interview with PHONE+ just six weeks after he was named vice president of sales for the Qwest […]

Agents Respond to QBPP Changes

Agents for Qwest Communications International Inc. told PHONE+ they are optimistic about recent changes to the leadership of the Qwest Business Partner Program. The Denver-based telco informed agents Aug. 19 that QBPP’s longtime leaders Tom McGrath, senior vice president of alternate channel sales, and Sandy Spencer, regional vice president of sales for QBPP, would be […]

Qwest Changes Channel Leadership

Qwest Communications International Inc. is changing the leadership of the Qwest Business Partner Program, as part of structural changes to the carrier’s alternate channels group, according to a memo the company shared with QBPP members Aug. 19. A Qwest spokesperson confirmed the changes Monday. The memo, from Teresa Taylor, executive vice president of the Business […]

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