Melanie Braidich Of Denver, Colorado, Wins Top Honors For Sales And Customer Service At Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

DENVER, CO — Melanie Braidich, regional president with Verizon Wireless in Colorado, has earned membership in Verizon Wireless’ President’s Cabinet. The honor is reserved for those ranking in the top one percent nationally in sales during 2008.

Braidich earned the distinction by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership and customer service in assisting customers with wireless productivity tools, including wireless data applications like Mobile Broadband, V CAST and other Verizon Wireless multimedia and data solutions. The recognition places her as one of the company’s top performers among its more than 18,000 sales executives across the country in 2008.

“At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on matching our products and services to customer needs,” said Tami Erwin, area president, Verizon Wireless. “Melanie exemplifies what it means to put customers first. As president of our five-state Mountain Region, she’s a senior leader at Verizon Wireless who is highly valued by us and her customers.”

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