North Dakota Resident Joshua Belzer Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

FARGO, ND — Verizon Wireless has named Joshua Belzer of Fargo to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the first time.

Belzer, a business accounts executive, was given the President's Cabinet designation for ranking in the top two percent nationally in sales during 2004, placing him as one of the company's top performers among its more than 15,000 sales executives.

A four-year veteran of Verizon Wireless, Belzer earned the honor by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership in providing eastern North Dakota 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. "Joshua exemplifies what it means to reach for that potential and is highly valued by us and his customers."

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