Shentel names new SVP of sales and marketing

June 21, 2022
Cable industry veteran Dara Leslie will now guide revenue strategy for the company.
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Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel; NASDAQ: SHEN) has announced the appointment of Dara Leslie as the company's new senior vice president of sales and marketing.

In this role, Leslie is responsible for driving revenue growth for Shentel's commercial and residential lines of business, reporting to Ed McKay, the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Leslie joins Shentel with more than 20 years of experience in the broadband industry, including 10 years with Comcast as vice president of sales and marketing for the company's Big South region and vice president of marketing for its Central division.

While at Comcast, Leslie led the company's residential internet, mobile, voice, video, and home security units' growth across 14 markets, impacting more than six million passings. Prior to Comcast, she held various leadership roles at Atlantic Broadband, including vice president and general manager for the company's Maryland and Delaware regions.

"Dara's extensive marketing, sales, and operational experience will be a force multiplier for Shentel as we continue to expand our footprint," said Shentel EVP/COO McKay. "Her proven track record of execution with companies large and small make her uniquely suited to help us execute on our fiber-first growth strategy."

Leslie assumed her new role on June 20, 2022.

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