News Release

Verizon Wireless Media Contact Information

May 23, 2004

BEDMINSTER, NJ — WHAT: On May 24, 2004 consumers nationwide can switch their wireless service providers and take their phone numbers with them. For media interested in covering this event live at one of our 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, please contact one of our experts on local number portability. The listing also indicates the Verizon Wireless Communications Store where each contact will be based on May 24. Please note, all times are local.

WHO:

Northeast Area

Howard Waterman (Morristown, NJ)
973-656-7370 (office)

New England

J. Abra Degbor (Woburn, MA)
781-481-1314 (office)
617-620-0394 (mobile)

Wendy Bulawa-Agudelo (Manchester and Nashua, NH)
617-851-3426 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Stores:
777 South Willow St., Manchester, NH from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
258 & 310 Daniel Webster Hwy., Nashua, NH from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Marcia Simon (Hartford, CT)
860-395-7244 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1479 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, CT from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Upstate New York

John O'Malley (Rochester, NY)
585-321-7264 (office)
585-261-5899 (mobile)

Laura Cahill (New Hartford, NY)
315-569-2256 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 8500 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, NY from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Jason Poole (Binghamton, NY)
607-763-1000 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 3951 Vestal Pkwy. East, Vestal, NY from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Phil Gambelli (Poughkeepsie, NY)
845-296-6250 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1839 South Rd., Wappingers Falls, NY from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

New York Metro

David Samberg (Orangeburg, NY)
845-365-7212 (office)
914-329-5429 (mobile)

Washington, Baltimore and Virginia

John Johnson (Laurel, MD)
240-568-1429 (office)
410-382-5032 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2720 North Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sherri Cunningham (Roanoke, VA)
202-302-0280 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1433 Towne Square Blvd., Roanoke, VA from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Philadelphia

Sheldon Jones (Trevose, PA)
215-638-5668 (office)
215-219-8890 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 221 Tilton Rd., Northfield, NJ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Megan Shames (Wyomissing, PA)
484-432-6356 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1655 State Hill Rd., Wyomissing, PA from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

New Jersey

Robin Nicol (Westfield, NJ)
908-789-4719 (office)

Diane Buben (Princeton, NJ)
917-617-1574 (mobile) Verizon Wireless Communic
ations Store: 303-304 Mercer Mall, Lawrenceville, NJ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Carla Reinas (Lawrenceville, NJ)
609-509-1274 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 303-304 Mercer Mall, Lawrenceville, NJ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Delaware

Pam Boyd (Dover, DE)
609-314-6297 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1045 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

South Area

Sheryl Sellaway (Alpharetta, GA)
678-339-5564 (office)
404-695-5564 (mobile)

Greater Houston, Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama Gulf Coast & Eastern Florida

Macy Bodenhamer (Houston, TX)
713-219-8227 (office)
713-248-9999 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 4106 Dowlen Rd., Suite A, Beaumont, TX from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

Carly Culbertson (Greenville, SC)
864-987-2006 (office)

Alabama and Georgia

Caran Smith (Atlanta, GA)
678-339-4891 (office)

Bill Todd (Montgomery, AL)
205-949-9547 (office)
205-410-0683 (mobile)

Kira Perdue (Macon, GA)
404-214-0722 ext. 101 (office)
404-556-0062 (mobile)

Heather Graham (Atlanta, GA)
404-214-0722 ext. 103 (office)
404-273-0639 (mobile)

Jim McGean (Atlanta, GA)
678-339-6300 (office)
770-891-8200 (mobile)

Cherie Fields (Huntsville, AL) 205-410-7645 (mobile)

Vicki Cullison (Dothan, AL)
205-410-6820 (mobile)

Joyce Johnson (Anniston, AL)
205-410-3743 (mobile)

Ron Simmons (Montgomery, AL)
334-201-4151 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 6971 East Chase Loop, Montgomery, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jim Davis (Huntsville, AL)
256-679-6454 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 6275 University Dr., Ste 3, Huntsville, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Robert Edmunds (Dothan, AL)
334-796-0220 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 3210 Ross Clark Cir., Dothan, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jay Cauble (Auburn, AL)
334-703-0813 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1625 E. University Dr., Ste. 112, Auburn, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Donna Allen (Tuscaloosa, AL)
205-394-0394 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2340 McFarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jennifer James (Oxford, AL)
256-453-0695 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 671 Snow St., Oxford, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Donny Barnes (Gadsen, AL)
256-504-9000 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 449 George Wallace Dr., Gadsen, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kevin Hill (Decatur, AL)
256-426-7071 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1604 Beltine Rd., Decatur, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jim Davis or Shannon Wilson (Guntersville, AL)
256-679-6454 / 256-672-0018 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 11476 Hwy. 431, Guntersville, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Larry Fowler (Cullman, AL)
256-864-0240 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1810 Cherokee Ave. S.W., Cullman, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arthur (Art) Leslie (Florence, AL)
256-710-4011 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2089 Florence Blvd., Florence, AL from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mike Brewerton (Augusta, GA)
706-825-3331 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 3241-C Washington Rd., Augusta, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Greg Heenan (Athens, GA)
404-217-2912 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2235 W. Broad St., Ste. A, Athens, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dean Taylor or Andrea Griffin (Macon, GA)
478-951-2000 / 770-468-6000 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2490 Riverside Dr., Macon, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Steve Orenstein (Columbus, GA)
706-577-7000 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1870 Midtown Dr., Columbus GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stephan Swafford (Savannah, GA)
912-856-1111 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 243 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jason McGinnis (Rome, GA)
404-550-7777 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1601 Turner McCall Blvd., Rome, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Demetree Fraley (Thomaston, GA)
478-955-2924 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 907 North Church St., Thomaston, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cindy Johnson (Thomasville, GA)
904-710-4501 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2551 E. Pinetree Blvd., Space C, Thomasville, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vicki Stevens (Douglas, GA)
912-389-8202 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 106 Webster Way, Douglas, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mike Boyd (Bainbridge, GA)
229-221-3597 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 911 E. Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Windy Ellis (Statesboro, GA)
912-531-3009 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 609 Brannen St., Ste. 15, Statesboro, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

James M. Proctor (Swainsboro, GA)
478-494-3010 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 533 South Main St., Swainsboro, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Joshua Roberson (Dublin, GA)
478-290-5674 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 112 Mall Rd., Dublin, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Patricia Gardner (Cordele, GA)
229-938-1228 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1217 16th Ave. E., Ste 1, Cordele, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mark Bartolomeo (Albany, GA)
404-210-9100 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1100 N. Westover Blvd., Albany, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stephan Swafford (Brunswick, GA)
912-856-1111 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 100 Trade St., Ste 1, Brunswick, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mark Atkins (Dalton, GA)
706-260-7570 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 201 West Walnut Ave., Dalton, GA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Texas (except Houston), Oklahoma and Northern Louisiana

Jimmy Duvall (Lewisville, TX)
972-444-5515 (office)
214-769-6598 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 4800 N. Texoma Pkwy., Sherman, TX from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Florida

Chuck Hamby (Lakeland, FL)
813-615-4803 (office)
813-404-6029 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 4120 S Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ed Gilhuly (Coral Gables, FL)
305-807-6906 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 2201 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Christine O'Connor (Tampa, FL)
813-545-8131 (mobile)

West Area

Jan Morris (Irvine, CA)
949-286-8150 (office)
949-533-7795 (mobile)

Northern California and Nevada (except Las Vegas)

Barbara Curl (Irvine, CA)
925-989-0055 (mobile)

Ken Muché (Irvine, CA)
949-286-8193 (office)
714-315-8090 (mobile)

Arizona, Colorado, El Paso, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Southern Utah and Eastern Wyoming

Jenny Weaver (Phoenix, AZ)
480-763-6321 (office)
602-909-6194 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 7222 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Northern Utah, Washington and Western Wyoming

Georgia Taylor (Bellevue, WA)
425-603-2894 (office)
206-940-0385 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1629 6th Ave., Seattle, WA from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

George Kubis (Eugene, OR)
541-342-4054 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 485 Coburg Rd., Eugene, OR from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Hillerie Evans (Boise, ID)
208-895-0103 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1400 North Eagle Rd., Meridian, ID from 10 a.m. 12 p.m.

Joe Allmond (Spokane, WA)
509-489-5461 (office) Verizon Wireless Communic
ations Store: 6227 North Division St., Spokane, WA from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Todd Southwick (Missoula, MT)
406-542-1999 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1200 South Reserve, Ste. A, Missoula, MT from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Randy Tee (Billings, MT)
406-248-1990 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1701 Grand Ave., Billings, MT from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

James Mormad (Maui, HI)
808-877-4343 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 270 Dairy Rd., Ste 144, Kahului, HI from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Midwest Area

David Clevenger (Schaumburg, IL)
847-619-4291 (office)

Illinois and Wisconsin

Carolyn Schamberger (Schaumburg, IL)
847-204-4282 (mobile)

Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky

Michelle Gilbert (Southfield, MI)
248-914-3680 (office)
Verizon Wireless Communications Stores:
5202 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing, MI from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1930 W. Grand River Rd., Okemos, MI from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
G 4375 Miller Rd., Flint, MI from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2901 Richmond Rd., Ste. 100, Lexington, KY from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2769 W. Park Dr., Paducah, KY from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Kansas and Missouri

Cheryl Bini (St. Louis)
314-973-1294 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1920 Wanamaker Rd., Topeka, KS 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Ohio, Central Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh and West Virginia

Laura Merritt (Dublin, OH)
614-561-2605 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Stores: 4809 Dressler Rd. N.W., Canton, OH from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2071 W. 4th St., Mansfield, OH from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tom Martinac (Erie, PA)
412-841-7881 (mobile)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 7190 Peach St., Erie, PA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska

Karen Smith (Plymouth, MN)
612-590-3511 (mobile)

Brad Erickson or Jim Christensen (Des Moines, IA)
575-321-0190 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communication Store: 2900 University Ave., West Des Moines, IA from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Vu Nguyen or Tim Wolfe (Cedar Rapids, IA)
319-373-5700 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 151 Collins Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cathy Robinson or Jack McLaughlin (Sioux City, IA)
712-274-0959 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 4273 Sergeant Rd., Sioux City, IA from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Jessica Wittrock or Rick Rogers (Sioux Falls, SD)
605-336-2240 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 1017 West 41st St., Sioux Falls, SD from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ronnie Springer or Karen Smith (Rapid City, SD)
605-342-4000 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 715 Omaha St., Rapid City, SD from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ed Vice or Tim Eckert (Duluth, MN)
218-279-1900 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: Miller Hill Mall, Duluth, MN from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Paul Terveen, Viki L. Radden or Alex Ross (Fargo, ND)
701-282-0350 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: West Acres Shopping Ctr., Fargo, ND from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Monica Pailing or Cris Carmon (Bismark, ND)
701-222-8687 (store)
Verizon Wireless Communications Store: 311 South 3rd St., Bismark, ND from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

National

Jeffrey Nelson (Headquarters)
908-306-4824 (office)
917-968-9175 (mobile)

Brian Wood (Headquarters)
908-306-7901 (office)

Brenda Raney (Headquarters)
908-306-4834 (office)

Tom Pica (Headquarters)
908-306-4385 (office)
914-772- 0757 (mobile)

Mike Scafati (Headquarters)
617-520-7077 (office)
617-921-8089 (mobile)

Kelly Crummey (Headquarters)
617-520-7263 (office)

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