CIMCO Communications Appoints Industry Veteran To Its Senior Leadership Team

Oakbrook Terrace, IL, October 3, 2006 - CIMCO Communications, a leading provider of data and voice solutions to businesses that have mission critical communications needs, today announced the appointment of Jeff Wells to its senior leadership team. Jeff brings extensive industry background that will capitalize on CIMCO's mission of delivering customized solutions with exceptional customer care to its growing client base.

Jeff Wells will serve as vice president of network operations and engineering. In this role, he will lead several areas within CIMCO including: switch, data, and field operations; network planning and deployment; and engineering. Through his leadership, and with more than twenty-five years experience in security and implementation of voice and data networks, Jeff will assist CIMCO with its goal to continually provide the most reliable service to its customers.

"With the evolution of the telecommunications industry over the past two decades, it was important that CIMCO find the right individual to assist with our ongoing efforts to meet the changing demands of our customers," said Bill Capraro, president and CEO of CIMCO. "Jeff Wells has the unique combination of skills and expertise that we were looking for that will positively support CIMCO's current and future growth within a highly competitive marketplace."

Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge earned through experiences with the military up to his most recent entrepreneurial venture as the executive vice president of operations and co-founder of Neutral Tandem Incorporated. In this role, Jeffrey successfully led a team of more than 70 people to achieve a nationwide presence, interconnecting with all major CLECs, exceeding all revenue expectations within a twenty-seven month period.

Previously, he served as vice president for network development at Focal Communications and implementation manager at MFS Communications. He has delivered marked successes in his past roles including exponential sales growth in record time, as well as strategy and technology implementations resulting in increased market share.

"We are fortunate to have Jeff join CIMCO's senior leadership team. His strong industry experience and success record with Neutral Tandem Incorporated and Focal Communications clearly exemplifies the quality of leadership that CIMCO has been looking for," said Capraro.

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