We are enthusiastic to have secured Mr. Tronsrue.
Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) May 18, 2006
VoIP Distributor TMONE announced today the appointment of George M. Tronsrue III to its advisory board. George M. Tronsrue III is currently Co-Manager of Jericho Fund, an investment and consulting company. From January 2000 to March 2004 Tronsrue served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Monet Mobile Networks, a Seattle-based WISP (wireless Internet service provider). Prior to Monet Mobile, Tronsrue was President and Chief Operating Officer of XO Communications (formerly NEXTLINK Communications). At XO, Tronsrue oversaw the company's entry into twenty major domestic markets, its initial entry into broadband services, and (as President and CEO of XO Communications International) its progression into major international markets. George M. Tronsrue III was appointed to the board of directors at InfoSpace, Incorporated INSP in February 2003.
Prior to his tenure at XO Communications, Tronsrue was Chief Operating Officer and an member of executive management with ACSI (American Communications Services) (e.spire Communications Group) where he was responsible for building out the internet data and fiber infrastructure in their first 30 markets.
At e.spire, Tronsrue built and managed the first eight cable TV joint ventures for Teleport Communications Group and was also part of the initial senior management team at MFS Communications where over five years he was responsible for the build out and operations of MFS's eleven initial markets and their collocation initiative with the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). He has also served in an executive role with MCI Communications, Midwest, now (Verizon Business). A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, George M. Tronsrue III is the Co-Founder and CEO of ICEntertainment. Mr. Tronsrue serves on the board of several private companies and charitable organizations.
As Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Monet Mobile Networks Mr. Tronsrue raised $83 million in equity financing to build America’s first commercial code division multiple access CDMA 2000 EVDO (evolution-data only) network. Throughout his career Mr. Tronsrue has been responsible for strategy, deployment, sales and marketing, financing and engineering for large public and private communications companies. An honors graduate of West Point and former Captain in the United States Army, Mr. Tronsrue has a Bachelor of Science, Applied Sciences and Engineering and an Engineer Training Certificate from the state of Pennsylvania. Mr. Tronsrue’s companies have been recognized multiple times for excellence in innovation and service.
"We are enthusiastic to have secured Mr. Tronsrue." said Anthony Marlowe, President & CEO of TMONE. "George brings with him a substantial amount of experience, a passion for business, and a special excitement for TMONE's market position." TMONE's database, experience, infrastructure, strategy, people, customer acquisition and marketing solution has positioned TMONE to be able to bring any communications company into a Mass Markets position instantaneously as well as enhance market penetration for companies already in the consumer and business space.
"I've been impressed by what I've seen, heard and read about TMONE and look forward to working with Anthony and his team to help them build a substantial business, fulfilling an important role in the communications industry,” said Tronsrue. Having acquired customers on behalf of leading voice and managed service providers such as 8x8 / Packet8 EGHT and Vonage VG who recently announced an IPO has proven TMONE's worth to the communications industry. "TMONE seems to be well-positioned, at the right time, in the right industry and with the right approach to customer service. I expect to be able to leverage some of my contacts to help them secure a larger share of this growing market", continued Tronsrue, adding, "In that scenario, everybody wins, which is always a great thing!" The recent acquisition milestone of 250,000 telco, broadband, and internet telephony subscribers plus its take over of MCI's 27,000 square foot contact center facility in Iowa City, IA solidifies TMONE is top of mind in marketing and channel distribution for the IP and EoIP (everything over internet protocol) industries.
Located in Iowa City, IA marketing firm TMONE (http://www.TMone.com) has multiple locations that serve as the hub for the companies sales, marketing and advertising divisions. TMONE is a leading provider of direct response marketing and teleservices. Specializing in new subscriber acquisition, the firm consults and provides services to MSO's, IPTV, ESP's, Cable Co's, ILEC's, RBOC's, CLEC's, ILEC's, ISP's, Satellite and VoIP providers in search of market share growth, and lead generation services. The company's project management division is unique in its ability to execute and coordinate massive mass marketing efforts utilizing database marketing, inbound and outbound telemarketing, internet marketing, direct mail, traditional advertising, above the line and below the line media.
For additional company information, visit TMONE's web site at tmone or contact sales at 1-877-868-2586.
Contact: Ethan Z. Davis