News Release

Wyoming Resident Andrea Milburn Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

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

March 20, 2005

Bob Kelley
Robert.Kelley@VerizonWireless.com
303-694-8990

CASPER, WY — Verizon Wireless has named Andrea Milburn of Casper to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

Milburn, manager for retail sales at the Verizon Wireless Communications kiosk at the Eastridge Mall in Casper, 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.

Milburn earned the honor by demonstrating exceptional sales leadership in providing Casper-area customers with outstanding service on company products and plans, such as the new America's ChoiceSM Plan and data services, including TXT and Picture Messaging services.

"At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on matching our products and services to customer needs," said Jeff Mango, president—Mountain Region, Verizon Wireless. "Andie exemplifies what it means to put customers first. She is highly valued by us and her customers."

About Verizon Wireless
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