News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Bob Scalia Store Manager At Burlington Center Mall In New Jersey

October 20, 2005

Sheldon Jones
Sheldon.Jones@VerizonWireless.com
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BURLINGTON, NJ — Verizon Wireless has named Bob Scalia store manager of its retail location in the Burlington Center Mall. In his new position, Scalia will be responsible for customer service, retail sales, inventory, merchandising and employee training.

Previously, Scalia was the manager for the Verizon Wireless retail store in the Ocean County Mall. An employee of Verizon Wireless for 11 years, Scalia began his career as a sales representative for the company's retail location in Mt. Laurel before being promoted to a supervisor for the company's kiosk location in the Echelon Mall. In addition, Scalia has held numerous assistant manager positions for the company's store locations in the Deptford Mall, Cherry Hill and Woodhaven.

A resident of Burlington County, Scalia received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management from Richard Stockton College in NJ.

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