EATEL Business Expands Staff in Baton Rouge With Five New Clients

New Engineering, Sales Support Positions to Improve Service Quality

Baton Rouge, LA – February 6, 2017– Today, EATEL Business—a provider of data management, business telecom, and IT services—announces the hiring of five new positions in its Baton Rouge-based office.

The positions will help EATEL Business improve the quality of service by creating new support, engineering, and customer-facing positions. Among the new hires is Channel Account Manager Tommy Milazzo, who will grow the partner and channel program for EATEL Business data center, backup and recovery, and cloud solutions.

Milazzo has worked with top-100 telecommunication companies both in wireless and wireline sales. He has more than 20 years of consulting and sales experience, and worked at AT&T/Bellsouth since 2001, prior to joining EATEL.

Romi Jenks, EATEL’s new Government Accounts Manager, will handle accounts specifically for state and federal agencies. Jenks brings more than 20 years of sales and customer management experience, and previously worked at AT&T and Cox Communications.

EATEL Business has also filled three other new positions, including:

  • Telecom Sales Engineer Wendy Severin will help clients establish and maintain custom solutions related to EATEL telecom products. Prior to joining EATEL Business, Severin worked at AT&T since 2005, and was a systems engineer for the United States Navy in her previous job.
  • IP Network Engineer Shannon Howard will design, implement, and maintain network infrastructure, while working closely with sales. Howard has worked in the industry since 2001, including a tenure at Cox that lasted more than eight years.
  • Inside Sales/Account Manager Micheal Stevens will sell and support the entire EATEL Business portfolio. Stevens worked at AT&T previously.

“Since our primary value to clients is our service, we have to ensure we have top-quality sales and support people,” says Tressy Leindecker, Executive Vice President of Business Sales and Marketing at EATEL Business. “We are excited to have the right people for these positions.”

In recent years, EATEL Business has been aggressively expanding its business division with new acquisitions, additional products and services, and executive recruiting. The company hopes to grow its market share primarily with its high-touch customer service model.

About EATEL Business

EATEL Business, a division of EATEL CORP, is a premier local provider of voice, internet, video, data protection and recovery, and managed IT services. EATEL Business combines award-winning local service with world-leading cloud and backup products and services, leveraging its commercial datacenters in Baton Rouge and Shreveport to help organizations reduce costs while increasing security and scalability. Your Data Made Invincible™.

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