News Release

Shelley Tuson Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet in Michigan

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

April 25, 2006

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
248-915-3680Tom Huber
thuber@marxlayne.com
248-855-6777

LAKE ORION, MI — Verizon Wireless has named Shelley Tuson, of Lake Orion, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the first time.

Tuson demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2005 by providing area customers outstanding service on company products and service plans, such as TXT, Picture and Video Messaging services and advanced data products.

Tuson is a business account executive based in Southfield. She earned the President's Cabinet designation for meeting a series of criteria, including being ranked in the top 1.5 percent nationally in 2005 sales, placing her as one of the company's top performers among its more than 15,000 sales executives.

"At Verizon Wireless, we encourage our employees to focus on matching our products and services to customer needs," said Greg Haller, president—Michigan/Indiana/Kentucky Region, Verizon Wireless. "Shelley exemplifies what it means to put customers first. She is highly valued by us and her customers."

About Verizon Wireless
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