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Eric Shepard Of Illinois Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet

Honor Awarded to Company's Top Sales Performers

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March 1, 2011

Brenda Hill
Brenda.Hill@VerizonWireless.com
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Marion, IL — Verizon Wireless has named Eric Shepard of Marion, IL, to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet. This is Shepard’s second time as an honoree.

Shepard, a senior retail sales representative at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 2902 W. Deyoung in Marion, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2010 by providing customers in the Marion area with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. Shepard earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1 percent in 2010 sales, placing him as one of the company’s top performers among its more than 25,000 sales people.

“At Verizon Wireless, we are very focused on making sure our customers have the best wireless experience possible,” said Brendan Fallis, president–Kansas/Missouri Region, Verizon Wireless. “Eric works diligently to understand and meet his customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

Shepard is a graduate of Rend Lake College.

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