Birch Communications Adds Two Vice PresidentsAtlanta, Ga. – Jan. 27, 2014 Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it has promoted Brad Smith to Vice President of Dealer Sales for Birch, and promoted Mike Otting to Vice President of Telesales.
“With the intensive growth of Birch in the last two years, our leadership team needed to expand,” said Vincent Oddo, president and CEO of Birch Communications. “We have been actively adding staff and key personnel across our entire platform. With these changes, and our recent restructuring of the sales channels, it was time to move these two key players into larger roles at Birch."
“I am very pleased to have Mike and Brad in place as vice presidents at Birch,” said Christopher Ramsey, Birch senior vice president and chief sales and marketing officer. “Having personally worked with them both for many years, I know as a company, we value their insight, experience, and drive at this pivotal point in Birch’s development. They will both do an excellent job.”
Mike Otting will be responsible for managing all sales within the Birch Inbound, Prepaid, and Outbound Marketing Channels. Otting has worked at Birch Communications for over 12 years, starting as a call center sales representative and working his way through the company ranks.
Brad Smith will manage the national and regional sales managers for the Birch Dealer Sales Channels. Smith began his career as an entrepreneur with his own business which he ran successfully for nine years. He then joined Access Integrated Networks (now Birch), and has worked for Birch for 10 years. Smith attended the University of Tennessee.
About Birch Communications
Birch Communications provides IP-based communications, cloud and managed services to businesses in all 50-states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Puerto Rico. Birch services include: voice, broadband, Internet access, hosted services, managed services, wireless voice, wireless data and many other communications, cloud and managed services. Voice and broadband services are, in most cases, delivered using the Birch secure IP-network. Please visit birch.com for more information.
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