WAYNESBORO, Va., Sept. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lumos Networks Corp. (Nasdaq:LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced Gary Crocco as Director of Enterprise Sales for the Company’s Richmond, Virginia metro market. Gary will report to Conrad Hunter, the Richmond-based Vice President and General Manager for the Company’s expansion markets of Richmond and Hampton Roads.
Gary has over of 20 years of total Enterprise sales experience, with 16 of those years focused in the Richmond market. He has held sales leadership roles at Level 3 Communications and Cavalier Telephone. While at Cavalier, Gary held the position of Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales and Retention where he led all direct, indirect and retention sales channels for the company.
“I am pleased to announce that Gary Crocco has joined Lumos Networks as a Sales Director in our Richmond, Virginia market,” said Timothy G. Biltz, President and CEO of Lumos Networks. “Gary brings a wealth of experience and relationships in the robust Richmond Enterprise market, which in June of 2016, had an estimated $125 million in annual fiber data Enterprise spending within one mile of our dense, fully redundant 450 mile fiber network in Richmond.”
Mr. Biltz continued, “Our monthly Enterprise revenue in the Richmond market has grown by over 50% since the beginning of 2016 and we have announced the following key customer wins in Richmond: HCA, VCU Health Systems and Radiology Associates. However, we estimate that our share of the Richmond Enterprise market is well under 5% and we would expect to increase that share over time under the leadership of Conrad and Gary.”
Gary Crocco said, “I am excited about the opportunity to leverage my Enterprise sales leadership experience and relationships in the dynamic Richmond, Virginia market. I look forward to helping Lumos Networks continue its tradition of developing customer-focused solutions in the rapidly growing Richmond Enterprise market.”
About Lumos Networks
Lumos Networks is a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, offering end-to-end connectivity in 26 markets in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. With a fiber network of 10,983 fiber route miles and 515,362 total fiber strand miles, Lumos Networks connects 1,307 unique Fiber to the Cell sites, 1,672 total FTTC connections, 2,171 on-net buildings and approximately 3,500 total on-net locations. The Company also connects 43 total data centers, including five data centers acquired from DC74, two acquired from Clarity Communications and seven company owned co-location facilities. In 2016, Lumos Networks generated over $123 million in Data revenue over our fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at www.lumosnetworks.com