Meet Citynet's Three New Account Executives
Citynet is pleased to announce Larry Lambert as a new Account Executive for Citynet's Charleston, Huntington and southern West Virginia territory.
Larry says "I love technology and Citynet offers all the leading edge technology product and services. With my 20 years experience in the IT industry, sales and marketing, I feel I have found the perfect place. I truly enjoy the opportunity to help businesses with their technology needs."
Citynet's Vice President of Field Services, Ben Randolph, says, "At Citynet we don't hire your average marketing graduate for sales roles. Larry is a perfect example of that. Larry's technical skill set rivals even those in our technical and engineering departments. Larry has a great way of building trusting relationships. He exemplifies high moral and ethical values which results in very effective relationships with our partners."
As with other members of the Citynet sales team, Larry is a member of Business Network International (BNI). a networking organization He is also active in his community as an Elder at the Farmdale Church of Christ in Barboursville, and he leads a Jr. High - College age guys group and rotates teaching on Sunday nights in their Interactive worship.
Larry enjoys traveling, and has plans to visit all 50 states, and he is halfway to that goal. Larry is a fan of Duke basketball, Ohio State football, and the Miami Heat. He and his wife, Vickie, live in Barboursville, and just celebrated their 27 year anniversary. The couple have two children, Matthew and Amanda.
Please contact Larry to learn more about how Citynet's technology solutions can benefit your organization.
Citynet is pleased to announce Jamie Summerlin as a new Account Executive for Citynet's North Central West Virginia territory. Prior to this new position, Jamie worked as a Field Technician as part of the Field Services team at Citynet. Before joining Citynet, Jamie worked as an IT Manager with Centra Bank and as an IT Director at the National Biometric Security Project.
Jamie is excited about his new role at Citynet: "I enjoy being out in the public, working with individuals and organizations to find solutions that will enable them to be more efficient, allowing them to focus on their customers while not being weighed down with concern over infrastructure security and availability. Having been on the customer side of the relationship with Citynet for years, I experienced that side of the process and can now utilize that experience to relate well to our prospects and current customers."
The ability to join Citynet was very appealing to Jamie. He explains, " Having built relationships with the organization over the years, when the opportunity presented itself to join the team I knew who I was working with and what level of service I had grown accustomed to receiving, it was a natural fit. I am a big advocate for WV based businesses and love to see an organization that is from my home-state making such a difference."
Jamie continues, "Their belief and support of my Run Across America to support our Veterans was also something that I found refreshing, knowing they believed in what I was doing and supported me every step of the way."
In his spare time, Jamie enjoys running Ultra-Marathons, and attending the myriad of events in which his children are involved. The entire family are huge WVU fans - especially football and basketball.
A steward of the community, Jamie is the Co-Founder, Board Member, and Spokesman for "Operation Welcome Home" focused on supporting Veterans in our local community. He is also the Co-Founder of the "Camo To Cap" program: a new startup supporting Veterans in Higher Education. Additionally, Jamie is the founder of "Run for WWP"; created as the fundraising vehicle for his "Run Across America for our Wounded Warriors" effort.
Citynet's Vice President of Field Services, Ben Randolph says, "Anyone who runs across the country to develop awareness for a cause must be dedicated. And that's what Jamie is - dedicated. Here at Citynet Jamie dedicates his abundant energy to developing sound, realistic solutions for our partners. With his network administration background, Jamie understands budgets, return on investment, and cost of ownership and applies that knowledge effectively for his clients."
A native of Burnsville, Braxton County WV, Jamie now makes his home in Morgantown with his wife of 16 years, Tiffany Dawn Smith and his two children, Nicholas Shane, 12, and Shayna Logan, 10.
Jamie is based out of Citynet's Morgantown office, located at 3600 University Avenue.
He'd appreciate the opportunity to show you how Citynet's business-class network and communication services can benefit your organization.
Citynet is pleased to announce Zech Beard as a new Account Executive with Citynet.
Zech comes to Citynet after nearly a decade working in Information Technology, much of it in the banking sector in the roles of IT Specialist/Desktop Support and Network Administrator.
"Zech is a driven, creative young professional who has a strong technical background to ensure our clients not only get the proper solution, but also the proper attention they deserve. He understands that we "strive for effective vendor-customer relationships by developing long standing consultative partnerships with our clients" says Ben Randolph, Citynet's Vice President of Field Services.
Along with several other Citynet employees, Zech is active in the Morgantown chapter of BNI, an international business networking organization.
Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, hiking and camping, and home renovation projects. He is also busy planning his 2013 nuptials with fiancÚ, Casey.
A native of Seattle, Washington, Zech has called Morgantown home for the last 13 years.
Zech is based out of Citynet's Morgantown office, located at 3600 University Avenue.
He'd appreciate the opportunity to consult with you regarding your business network and communication services.
Citynet Achieves Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization from Cisco«
To support the expanding role of collaboration solutions that leverage the intelligence of the network, Citynet is pleased to announce it has achieved the Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization from Cisco. This specialization recognizes Citynet as having fulfilled the training requirements to sell, design and deploy comprehensive Cisco« Collaboration Architecture solutions.
As a Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialized Partner, Citynet has invested in the training required to deliver differentiated business value through the integrated, open foundation of the collaboration architecture. Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialized Partners work with new and existing technologies to align components of this architecture with their customers' strategic goals, helping transform business processes, boost organizational efficiency and accelerate the time to market.
"We are proud to achieve the Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization," says Craig Behr, Vice President of Managed Services at Citynet. "It highlights the ongoing commitment to our customer by providing the highest standards, expertise and solution innovations for which we have become so well known.""The Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization is designed to help Cisco channel partners meet a wide range of customer needs," said Richard McLeod, senior director of collaboration architecture for the worldwide partner group at Cisco. "Achieving the Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization provides Citynet with access to comprehensive sales and technical training as well as support from Cisco."
"As with all of our certifications, the goal in each and every one is to better serve our customers," said Jim Martin, President and CEO of Citynet. "Our customers know that when they select Citynet, they are receiving the highest quality skill level, the very latest technologies and the best customer service in the industry."