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Press Release -- January 12th, 2010
Source: Integra Telecom


Seattle – Jan. 12, 2009 – Integra Telecom Inc., a facilities-based, integrated communications provider for business, has hired Jason Koenders as vice president of operations for Integra Telecom of Washington. In this role, Koenders is charged with overseeing all activations and repairs made from the company’s central office in Tukwila, Wash. He will also manage Integra’s field services and the maintenance of the competitive telecom provider’s best-in-class network. Koenders, who was previously employed by Integra Telecom 10 years, reports to Mark Blosch, senior vice president for Integra Telecom of Washington.

“As a previous employee of Integra Telecom, we are well aware of the outstanding skills and capabilities that Koenders possesses,” said Blosch. “We could not be more pleased to have him back. We look forward to working with him again to ensure our Washington customers receive the highest level of telecom products and services.”

Koenders first joined Integra Telecom in 1998 as a manager of switch engineering. He has also served as vice president of engineering for Integra Telecom. In 2008, Koenders joined Excella Communications as the chief operating officer before returning to Integra.

About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. provides voice, data and Internet communications to thousands of business and carrier customers in 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a best-in-class fiber-optic network comprising metropolitan access networks, a nationally acclaimed Internet and data network, and a 4,700-mile high-speed long haul network. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Integra Telecom and Electric Lightwave are registered trademarks of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit

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