News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Dawn Seamster Lakewood, New Jersey Store Manager

December 22, 2004

Sheldon Jones
Sheldon.Jones@VerizonWireless.com
215-638-5668 (office)
215-219-8890 (mobile)Pam Boyd/Carla Reinas
856-642-6226

LAKEWOOD, NJ — Verizon Wireless has promoted Dawn Seamster to manager of its retail location in Lakewood. In her new position, Seamster will be responsible for customer service, retail sales, inventory, merchandising and employee training.

Previously, Seamster was assistant store manager for the company's Toms River Communications Store in Toms River, where she assisted management with customer service, merchandising and sales staff supervision.

Seamster, who has been with the company two years, resides in Ocean County.

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