Being a dad is...

By: Dave Boerger

A group of V Teamers share what being a dad means to them.

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In honor of Father’s Day, the Consumer Group Customer Service organization is celebrating all of our great V Team dads. In this heartfelt video, Consumer Group CS fathers from across the country talk about their favorite Father's Day memories and offer some advice to all of the present and future dads out there.

Fathers in the video include:

  • Ken Lain - VP, Consumer Customer Service Operations
  • Ron Zanders - VP, Strategic Partner Channels
  • Curtis Adamson - VP, Technical Support - Home
  • Narinder Graywal - Director, Customer Service - Mobile
  • Tom Nugent - Director, VCG Metro Call Center - Home
  • Nathan Otteson - Associate Director, Customer Service Operations - Mobile
  • Eric Kelso - Supervisor, Tech Customer Service - Home
  • Frank Lira - Supervisor, Customer Service - Mobile
  • Jack Blondin - Tech Expert - Mobile
  • Matt Hartman - Senior Manager, Tech Customer Service - Home
  • Neiko Hannah - LEAD Supervisor, Customer Service - Mobile
  • Omar Lopez - Coordinator, Customer Pro - Mobile
  • Troy Schoening - HBA Supervisor, Customer Service - Mobile
  • Tyrai Thomas - Supervisor, Customer Service - Mobile
About the author(s):

Dave Boerger is a part of the Verizon Corporate Communications team and a regular contributor to Up To Speed. He's a recovering marketer and sitcom writer.

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