OTELCO announces new hires in Maine and Alabama

OTELCO is pleased to welcome several new employees in its Maine and Alabama markets.

Three new Technical Support Technicians have been hired in the Bangor, ME office:

  • Dwayne Fournier worked previously as a Technical Support Representative for Cox Communications and a Technical Support Coordinator for Verizon Wireless. He attended Gibbs College in Rhode Island and attained his PC Networking and Support Certificate as well as CompTIA A+ Certification. Fournier is a resident of Brewer, ME.
  • Paul Holyoke spent five years in Tech Support and Customer Training prior to joining OTELCO. Holyoke has a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science and also lives in Brewer.
  • Jeff Valenzuela worked previously for Comcast as a Service Assurance Technician and has fiber experience. He is a resident of Corinna, ME.

Ann Beckwith joins OTELCO as an Accounts Payable – Lead/Senior Accountant in the company’s New Gloucester, ME office. Beckwith previously worked at FirstLight Fiber for 10 years after attending SMCC and USM.

Christopher Pingree-Felts joins the Gray, ME offices as an Outside Plant (OSP) Technician. He spent 10 years working for Spectrum and Time Warner Cable and is a resident of Naples, ME.

In its Arab, AL OSP Office, OTELCO hired two Installation & Repair Technicians:

  • Erik Cortez has prior experience working with Medica Com and Spectrum. He is a graduate of Albertville High School and lives in Horton, AL.
  • Timothy Prates has more than 10 years of experience in the telecommunications business working for Dish Network, DirecTV, and AT&T. He is a resident of Arab, AL.