South Dakota Residents Rogers, Black And Wittrock Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Verizon Wireless has named Rick Rogers, Jessica Wittrock and Tadd Black of Sioux Falls, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet, each for the second consecutive year.

All were given the President's Cabinet designation for ranking in the top two percent nationally in sales during 2004, placing them among the company's top performers of more than 15,000 sales executives. They earned the honor by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership in providing customers with outstanding service on company products and plans, such as the NationalAccess high-speed wireless data network, and TXT and Picture Messaging services.

"At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on their potential rather than on what is expected of them," said Nancy Clark, president—Great Plains Region, Verizon Wireless. "Rick, Jessica and Tadd exemplify what it means to reach for that potential and they are highly valued by us and their customers."

Rogers is district manager of retail sales for North and South Dakota. Wittrock and Black are employed at the company's Sioux Falls store, which is located at 1017 W. 41st St. Wittrock works as the retail store manager, and Black works as a retail sales representative.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 43.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To receive broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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