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Local Woman Wins National Sales Award In Southfield, Michigan

Melissa McGuire Named to Verizon Wireless' President's Cabinet

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March 13, 2011

Michelle Gilbert
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SOUTHFIELD, MI — Verizon Wireless has named Melissa McGuire of Southfield to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet.

McGuire is a manager of business sales in Michigan. She demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2010 by providing customers with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. McGuire earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1 percent in 2010 sales, which places her 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 John Granby, president — Michigan/Indiana/Kentucky Region, Verizon Wireless. "Melissa works diligently to understand and meet her customers' needs and exceed their expectations."

McGuire is a graduate of Michigan State University.

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About Verizon Wireless in Michigan
In Michigan, Verizon Wireless has more than 2,100 employees and 65 company-owned retail locations in more than 50 cities, including Allen Park, Alpena, Alpine Township, Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek, Bay City, Brighton, Burton, Canton, Clinton Township, Dearborn, Detroit, East Lansing, Escanaba, Farmington Hills, Fenton, Flint, Fort Gratiot, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Highland Park, Holland, Houghton, Iron Mountain, Jackson, Kentwood, Lake Orion, Lansing, Livonia, Marquette, Midland, Monroe, Muskegon, Northville, Novi, Okemos, Petoskey, Pontiac, Portage, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, Saginaw, St. Clair Shores, St. Joseph, Southfield, Taylor, Traverse City, Troy, Utica, Warren and Westland.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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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