PlanetOne Makes 2 Key Promotions

PlanetOne Communications, the Scottsdale-based IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jake Schuman and Ross Thompson.

As senior channel manager, Schuman continues to head the company’s fast-growing Orange County, Calif., offices and serve as a lead executive for PlanetOne’s strategic accounts, expanding managed service provider (MSP) practice and West Coast new business efforts. Jake joined PlanetOne in 2014.

In his expanded role as national channel manager, Thompson takes on responsibility for growing PlanetOne’s channel accounts across the US and accelerating the company’s success with preferred providers and nationally-focused channel partners. Thompson joined PlanetOne in 2011, and is being recognized for his continued efforts to elevate the PlanetOne partner experience and ensure the company is seen by its channel partners as one of the most valuable players within the partner ecosystem.

“Jake and Ross are hard-working, results-minded, relationship-building executives who share in and demonstrate daily PlanetOne’s commitment to continuously earning the business of our providers and partners,” said Lauren Shapiro, president, PlanetOne Communications. “On behalf of the entire team at PlanetOne, congratulations to Jake and Ross on these well-deserved promotions. Together, we have worked hard and played hard in 2016 to deliver a simply phenomenal year for our channel partners, and thanks to everyone’s relentless efforts our forecast for 2017 is off the charts.”

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