Former McLeodUSA Vice-President Gregory S. Crosby Appointed to TMone Advisory Board

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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Database Marketing firm TMone announced today the appointment of former McLeodUSA executive Gregory S. Crosby to its advisory board

We are thrilled to have Mr. Crosby join our advisory board at TMone

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Database Marketing firm TMone announced today the appointment of Gregory S. Crosby to its advisory board. Gregory S. Crosby is currently CEO and President of The NextGen Marketing Group, a new national Marketing and Management consulting agency. From April 2002 to November 2006, Mr. Crosby served as Group Vice-President of Marketing at McLeodUSA, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa based regional competitive communications provider. Prior to McLeodUSA, Crosby was Vice-President of Broadband Services at Sprint Corporation. He also has held executive positions at US WEST and TCI Cable in Denver.

At McLeodUSA, Crosby oversaw the transformation of McLeodUSA's entire product line and led efforts to launch several new services such as VoIP / Dynamic Integrated Access. He also led the company's external communications programs such as Advertising, Direct Marketing and Public Relations executing highly effective programs with IMG / Vijay Singh, The University of Iowa, and Yellow Book USA.

Prior to joining McLeodUSA, Crosby spent a total of 15 years at Sprint from 1982-1994 and later from 1998-2001. His major accomplishments include the formation of Sprint's Clearline Private Line and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) services and the development and launch of Sprint's DSL High Speed Internet business, including a major strategic partnership with Earthlink.

At US WEST, he served as Vice President of Marketing for the subsidiary of US WEST Long Distance, leading the Marketing efforts for the company's new strategy to enter the interstate long distance market after the passage of the Telecom Act of 1996. Mr. Crosby led the development of all new long distance products and services including the launch of a new branded Calling Card and Prepaid Calling Card platform.

At TCI Ccommunications, he served as Acting Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Services where he led the company's efforts to launch the first cable telephony and high speed internet market launches across the country.

As co-founder of the NextGen Marketing Group, Mr. Crosby and his team of national Principals work with technology, service and consumer branding companies to develop effective business strategies that maximize market performance. NextGen offers outsourced executive services, marketing, sales strategy and management consulting, business development and corporate development assistance, and mergers and acquisitions due diligence. All Principals of NextGen possess over 20 years of practical executive experience and bring a real-world, results oriented approach to their clients across the country. The company is based in Iowa City, Iowa, with offices in Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Kansas City, Stamford, Denver, Seattle and Portland.

"We are thrilled to have Mr. Crosby join our advisory board at TMone," said Anthony Marlowe, CEO of TMone. "Greg brings with him an extensive amount of experience, key relationships, a practical knowledge of the technology industry, outstanding strategic and visionary skills, and a strong passion for our market opportunities." said Marlowe.

"I've been very impressed by TMone and their growth and success, said Mr. Crosby". "I am extremely optimistic about the growth prospects for this company and the contributions I can make. Also, our team at NextGen has tremendous insights and business relationships across the country that we believe will be extremely beneficial to the company as they move forward. Anthony and his leadership team have done an outstanding job building TMone and I look forward to working with them as we drive future success," said Mr. Crosby.

About TMone®
Located in Iowa City, IA, front office Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Database Marketing firm TMone has multiple locations that serve as the hub for the company's contact center and database marketing business units. The contact center provides both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales, relationship management support, lead generation, web collaboration, care and support. Specializing in new customer acquisition, customer relationship management (CRM) and database marketing, the firm consults and provides services to companies in search of market share growth and maintenance. The company is unique in its ability to execute and coordinate mass marketing efforts utilizing database marketing, inbound and outbound teleservices. The two divisions operate independently while capitalizing on synergies to deliver solutions unique to their industries. TMone was named to TMCnet's Who's Who in Teleservices in 2005, 2006 and to Inc.'s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in 2007.

For additional company information, visit TMone's web site at or by calling 1-877-868-2586.

About NextGen Marketing Group
The NextGen Marketing Group is a new nationally focused Marketing and Management consulting agency headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa with offices in Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Portland, Stamford, Kansas City, Seattle and Denver. Services provided include outsourced executive management, marketing strategy assessment, business plan development, marketing and sales plan development, business development and strategic partnering, M&A due diligence, and marketing process development. For more information on the NextGen Marketing Group, visit the company's website at or contact them at 319-887-5665.

Media Contacts:

Ethan Z. Davis
310-601-4747 (office)

NextGen Marketing Group
Gregory Crosby
319-887-5665 (office)
319-621-2424 (cell)


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