Consolidated Advances B2B Strategy with New Hire

Consolidated Communications, a fiber-to-the-premise (FttP) broadband provider, announced Dan Stoll as president of the company’s commercial and carrier business. Stoll will oversee Consolidated’s commercial and carrier go-to-market strategy including sales, delivery, customer support, and related development and expansion of the company’s fiber network.

Michael Smith, who previously served as president of the commercial and carrier business, is stepping down after 30 years.

“Dan is a recognized leader with a rich history of growth successes in the telecom and network infrastructure industry,” said Bob Udell, president and chief executive officer at Consolidated. “Dan will be instrumental in further accelerating our commercial and carrier strategy and delivering a differentiated offering to our customers. His leadership successes and track record of translating fiber network investments into increased sales velocity will have a significant impact on our organic growth.I am pleased to have Dan join the Consolidated family and help drive the next phase of our growth strategy.”

Stoll has more than 22 years of experience in the telecommunications and fiber network infrastructure industry. Most recently, Stoll served in key senior leadership roles at Zayo including senior vice president of the west region and the managing director of regional networks. Prior to joining Zayo, Stoll led several functions at Integra Telecom, which later spun off its fiber network assets into Electric Lightwave. As president of Electric Lightwave, Stoll was responsible for sales, marketing, product, network intelligence, development, and customer experience support teams.

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