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Regional President of Sales, Windstream North
Aaron Baker is the regional president of sales for Windstream Enterprise’s north region. He served as the vice president of sales at EarthLink which merged with Windstream in 2017. Prior to Earthlink, Baker held several senior leadership roles with Deltacom. Baker holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina.
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VP of Architecture & Technology
Art is responsible for network evolution, hardware and software certification, and technical product development for all business units in the organization. He came to Windstream in 2010 through the NuVox Communications acquisition where he oversaw the network architecture and played a key role in the launch of the company’s flagship VoIP and converged access product. While at Windstream, Art has been instrumental in developing numerous products including IPTV, Cloud Security and SD-WAN, as well as advancing the evolution of the company’s broadband, packet optical and SDN-enabled networks. Art is a graduate of Clemson University where he holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management.
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Vice President of Product Management
Austin oversees Windstream Enterprise’s voice product strategy and roadmap. He and his team develop, manage and market advanced products and services offered to customers nationwide. Austin was previously Senior Director of Product Management responsible for Windstream’s Internet portfolio and value-added services. Prior to joining Windstream in 2006, he was Director of Product Management for Alltel. Austin holds an MBA from the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business.
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Customer Experience Online Community Manager
Carmen joined Windstream in 2017 through the acquisition of Broadview Networks where she worked since 2012. At Broadview, Carmen served as a customer experience analyst where she provided insights into the profitability of various telecom service opportunities and evaluated and addressed customer concerns. Previously, Carmen was an account supervisor at Alcone Marketing Group and an independent marketing consultant whose clients included Heineken USA. Carmen earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Advertising, and a Masters of Business Administration with a marketing emphasis from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.
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Vice President for State Government and Transport Sales
Desi Stoops is responsible for analyzing, valuing, negotiating and overseeing the execution of complex, multimillion-dollar contracts with state government entities. He has developed a comprehensive skill set that includes organizational management, business development and analytics, as well as financial-option theory and modeling techniques. Prior to joining Windstream Enterprise, Desi has applied these and other skills as vice president of wholesale markets for WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone where he was responsible for creating and implementing the firm’s wholesale cable go-to-market strategy. Desi holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Oklahoma State University.
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