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Press Release -- April 1st, 2011
Source: PAETEC

PAETEC Promotes Michael Colachico to Vice President and General Manager of Pacific Northwest

Tenured PAETEC Sales Leader and 20-year Telecom Veteran to lead Sales and Strategy in Company’s Newest Area
SAN FRANCISCO – April 1, 2011 (Print-friendly PDF file)

PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET), a Fortune 1000 company that provides advanced communication solutions to businesses nationwide, has promoted Michael Colachico to Vice President and General Manager of Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Utah and Idaho. Currently based in New England, Colachico, is one of PAETEC’s most tenured and successful sales leaders and will continue to deliver his strong customer focus serving medium and large-sized businesses in the Western U.S.

“Michael Colachico exemplifies the values that have driven PAETEC’s growth over the past 13 years,” said Reginald Scales, president of the West Region at PAETEC. “I’m excited to bring his leadership, strong technical knowledge and customer focus to one of the most technologically savvy areas of the nation.”

Colachico has a history of successful leadership serving as regional director in Boston and Providence, R.I. Most recently he led PAETEC’s Government and Higher Education strategy nationally. Colachico is a perennial award winner, with dozens of accolades at PAETEC as well as prior companies, including RCN, AT&T and Cable & Wireless.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Rhode Island-based Roger Williams University, and is active with the Boy Scouts of America. Colachico will relocate to Danville, Calif., working in PAETEC’s office at 2001 N. Main Street in Walnut Creek.

PAETEC (NASDAQ: PAET), a FORTUNE 1000 company, is personalizing business communications for medium and large businesses, enterprise organizations and institutions across the United States. We offer a comprehensive suite of IP, voicedata, and Internet services, as well as enterprise communications management softwarenetwork security solutionsCPE, and managed services. For more information, visit

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