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TBI Welcomes Two New National Channel Managers

TBI Continues to Expand its National Footprint in the Southern and Midwest Region

CHICAGO – June 1, 2016 – TBI, the nation’s leading master agent, announces the recent addition of Kimberly Vasquez, National Channel Manager out of Chicago and Angeles Ramos, National Channel Manager based in Kansas City, to further support and grow the company’s agent partner base in both the South and Midwest regions.

Kimberly Vasquez, based in Chicago, IL, brings to TBI over 5 years’ experience in B2B sales with a strong Kim Vasquez, TBIfocus in mobility. She began her career at AT&T in 2011 as a Sales Support Representative, and held various roles in management and direct sales. As a Client Solutions Executive, Vasquez most recently focused on selling connectivity solutions including WAN, IP VPN, Fiber-optic connectivity and cloud-based services. Achievements include Top Sales Consultant for six consecutive months exceeding her quota finishing at 120% of plan. Vasquez graduated from Columbia College where she earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice. During her free time, Vasquez regularly volunteers with Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization committed to feeding malnourished children in nearly 70 countries.

"Kim brings a new energy to the TBI team," said Marco Sanchez, Director of National Channel Sales. "She puts a strong focus on helping partners succeed and learning suitable solutions to support their clients' needs. Kim's ambition and strong work ethic make her a great addition to our Midwest Channel Sales team."

Angeles Ramos, based in Overland Park, Kansas, brings to TBI over 30 years’ experience in the telecom industry. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University (SMU), heAngeles Ramos, TBI accepted a position at AT&T as an Account Executive. Since then, Angeles has worked for Sprint, Qwest and Time Warner Cable. He obtained various leadership roles, including Vice President of Sales at Ionex Telecommunications, a Dallas-based integrated communications provider, where he managed a $10 million budget and was responsible for the development of 21 teams. Most recently, he was a Senior Account Manager at Windstream Communications, where he focused sales efforts on private data networks, Internet, and local and long distance services for top accounts in Kansas City. Since starting with AT&T, Angeles has attended 10 consecutive quarterly incentive trips for sales performance. Angeles is a father of two daughters and has been married for over 30 years.

"Angeles is a tenured Telecom professional and consummate student of the industry," said Ryan Schenkel, Director of National Channel Sales. "His engaging personality and attentiveness will resonate well with our agent community. I look forward to seeing him successfully grow TBI's presence in the Southern region."

As National Channel Managers at TBI, Kim and Angeles will focus on accelerating sales and expanding TBI’s network of agents, VARS and MSPs in both the Midwest and Southern regions. They will provide support to these agent partners and develop strategic plans to grow their business and increase revenue.

 

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TBI is one of the nation’s leading Master Agents serving more than 2,000 agents throughout the country. TBI is a one-stop source for unbiased advice on a vast array of services from more than 50 providers of voice, internet, data, mobility, cloud, and managed services. Agents work with TBI to get simplified quoting, benefit from an award-winning support team, and earn high commissions. For more information on how to become a partner, please visit http://www.tbicom.com.