News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Robyn Belmonte Manager At Pennsylvania's Granite Run Mall Communications Store

August 11, 2002

Sheldon Jones
sheldon.jones@verizonwireless.com
215-638-5668 (office)

Stacey Himes
shimes@tierneyagency.com
215-790-4331

MEDIA, PA — Verizon Wireless has named Robyn Belmonte store manager for the company's retail location in Pennsylvania's Granite Run Mall. In her new position, Belmonte will be responsible for customer service, new sales, employee training, billing and inventory.

"Robyn's track record in providing outstanding customer service and knowledge about Verizon Wireless products and services will be invaluable in her role as manager of the Granite Run Mall store," said Eric Kruc, district manager.

A seven-year employee of Verizon Wireless, Belmonte most recently served as assistant store manager at the company's Echelon Mall Communications Store in Voorhees, N.J. Prior to that, she was assistant store manager of the company's Mount Laurel, N.J. Communications Store. She has also held positions as assistant store manager of the company's Montgomeryville, Pa., store and lead sales representative at the King of Prussia Plaza store in Pennsylvania.

Belmonte has received numerous honors during her career with Verizon Wireless, including membership in the "100 Percent Club," recognizing employees who meet 100 percent of their annual sales goals. Belmonte is also a member of Verizon Wireless' Culture Club, where she helps to organize the company's participation in charity events within the Greater Philadelphia region. Belmonte earned her B.A. in Communications from Villanova University in Villanova, Pa. With a passion for singing, Belmonte is also a well-known karaoke queen!

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