News Release

Lisa Dunn Named To Verizon Wireless' National Presidents' Cabinet

Honor Given to Company's Top Sales and Customer Service Performers

February 13, 2005

Cheryl Bini
Cheryl.Bini@VerizonWireless.com
314-920-4922

MARION, IL — Verizon Wireless has named Lisa Dunn, of Marion, Illinois, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

Dunn, a business account executive based in Marion, was given the President's Cabinet designation for ranking in the top two percent nationally in sales during 2004, placing her as one of the company's top performers among its more than 15,000 sales executives.

A nine-year veteran of Verizon Wireless, Dunn earned the honor by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership in providing customers with outstanding service on company products and plans, such as the NationalAccess high-speed wireless data network, and TXT and Picture Messaging services.

"At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on their potential rather than on what is expected of them," said Mark Crumpton, president—Kansas/Missouri/Southern Illinois Region, Verizon Wireless. "Lisa exemplifies what it means to reach for that potential. She is highly valued by us and her customers."

About Verizon Wireless
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