News Release

Local New York Residents Win President's Award For Excellence At Verizon Wireless

February 20, 2007

David Samberg
David.Samberg@VerizonWireless.com
845-365-7212Melinda McLoughlin
melinda.mcloughlin@vivianipr.com  
908-581-5088

ORANGEBURG, NY — Three Rockland County residents have received the Verizon Wireless President's Award for Excellence, which recognizes employees for exceptional teamwork, leadership and outstanding customer service.

Wendy Tacetta, supervisor of sales operations and a resident of Congers, NY, earned the award for developing a highly-detailed comprehensive computer database used by the company's business-to-business sales team.

Kevin Morehead, a senior radio frequency design engineer from New City, NY, was recognized for his work to design in-building network systems installed in the offices of several large Verizon Wireless business customers in New York City.

Harry Pierre-Louis, senior technical analyst and a resident of Monsey, NY, took the award for spearheading the development and implementation of the software images that support many Verizon Wireless customer service displays and kiosks.

The three Rockland County residents were part of a group of five Verizon Wireless employees to receive the President's Award of Excellence at the New York Metro Region's annual kick-off meeting last month.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 59 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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