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Competition Champion Succumbs to Lou Gehrig’s Disease

George Vinall, a former executive vice president of business development for Talk America, died over the weekend from the neuromuscular disease ALS — or Lou Gehrig’s disease, with which he was diagnosed seven years ago. Despite complications from the illness, Vinall refused to retire or slow down. He continued to advocate for competitive telecom causes […]

Transitions: George Vinall

Transitions: George Vinall George Vinall, a former executive vice president of business development for Talk America, died in October from the neuromuscular disease ALS, or Lou Gehrigs disease, with which he was diagnosed seven years ago. Despite complications from the illness, Vinall refused to retire or slow down. He continued to advocate for competitive telecom […]

New Connections

The Spring 2004 CompTel/ASCENT Alliance Conference & Expo in Anaheim, Calif., was reminiscent of the industry’s heyday, drawing more than 2,500 visitors and a sold-out expo hall. The first combined show of the newly merged association featured a keynote speech by FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin, various educational workshops, board elections, the return of the “big […]

Hall of Fame Awards, Dinner Honor Outstanding Leaders

Last nights Champions of Competition Hall of Fame awards reception and dinner drew invitation-only attendees, as it has since the annual program began four years ago. This years honorees are George Vinall, executive vice president of business development for Talk America and FCC Commissioner Kevin J. Martin. The CompTel/ASCENT Alliance recognizes individuals who have demonstrated […]

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