Two Columbus, Georgia, Businesswomen Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Columbus, GA — Verizon Wireless has named Carrie Brown and Stephanie Carmoega to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

Brown serves on the Business to Business sales team in Columbus, and Carmoega serves as the Assistant Manager of the Verizon Wireless Communications store in Columbus. Both were given the President's Cabinet designation for ranking in the top two percent nationally in sales during 2005, placing them among the company's top performing sales executives.

Brown and Carmoega demonstrated exceptional sales leadership throughout 2005 by providing Georgia customers with outstanding service on company products and plans, such as the America's Choice Family Share Plans®, data services -- including TXT and Picture Messaging services -- and much more.

"At Verizon Wireless, we are focused on making sure our customers have the best wireless experience no matter how they connect with our company," said Jim McGean, president — Georgia/Alabama region, Verizon Wireless. "Carrie and Stephanie exemplify what it means to put customers first. They work diligently to understand and exceed our customers' needs and expectations."

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