Verizon Hawaii Names Kevin Inn Vice President of Sales

HONOLULU - Verizon Hawaii has named Kevin Inn vice president of sales. In his new position, Inn leads the company's Enterprise Services team, which provides sales, service and support to large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies. He replaces Keith Nagata, who recently retired.

"Kevin brings strong management skills, a deep understanding of Hawaii's telecommunications industry, excellent client focus and an orientation for results," said Mel Horikami, president of Verizon Hawaii. "Under Kevin's dynamic leadership, Verizon Hawaii will continue providing our customers with the best products and services in the state."

Inn most recently served as regional sales manager for Verizon Plus stores in the Pacific Region, managing 15 stores in Hawaii and the Northwest. He has extensive experience with Verizon as a former regional sales manager of major business accounts, manager for prepaid cards, product manager and account manager.

Inn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial psychology from California State University, Hayward. He serves on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Hawaii and as a trustee for the Hawaii Library Foundation. He has received many honors and awards for his work, including Verizon Regional Sales Manager of the Year and the Verizon Platinum Club.

Inn resides in Waialae with his wife, Noella, and their two children.

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