Minneapolis – Aug. 2, 2010 – Integra Telecom Inc., an integrated communications provider for business, has promoted Dan Wigger to senior vice president for Integra Telecom of Minnesota and North Dakota. In this role, Wigger will oversee the company’s operations, customer service and new business development throughout Integra’s Minnesota and North Dakota markets. Wigger, who previously served as vice president of operations for Integra Telecom of Minnesota and North Dakota, is based in Minneapolis and reports to Steve Wachter, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Integra Telecom.
“Wigger is a natural leader with an innate ability to develop and execute business strategies,” said Wachter. “He understands the need to combine reliable products and services with a quality customer experience, and I look forward to his leadership in our Minnesota and North Dakota markets.”
Wigger has nearly 20 years of telecommunications experience. He joined Integra Telecom in 2007 through its acquisition of Eschelon Telecom. While at Eschelon, he most recently served as vice president of engineering and was a member of the company’s executive leadership team that led Eschelon’s initial public offering and acquisition of five regional telecommunications companies. Wigger holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University-Fresno.
About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. provides integrated communications services across 33 metropolitan areas in 11 Western United States, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. It owns and operates a best-in-class fiber-optic network comprised of more than 2,800 route miles in 11 metropolitan access networks including approximately 1,386 on-net buildings, a world class Internet and data network, and an approximately 4,900-mile high-speed long-haul fiber network. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Primary equity investors in the company include Goldman, Sachs & Co., Tennenbaum Capital Partners, funds managed by Farallon Capital Partners and Warburg Pincus. Integra Telecom and Electric Lightwave are registered trademarks of Integra Telecom, Inc. For more information, visit: www.integratelecom.com.