Fibertech Networks, a leading regional provider of fiber optic bandwidth services, today announced that Chairman and CEO John Purcell was recently named the 2013 Business Leader of the Year by Le Moyne College.
Purcell accepted the award on April 25th, 2013, during the 27th Annual Accounting and Business Administration Alumni Dinner. Purcell was recognized for his accomplished career in telecommunications as well as his dedication to giving back to the college. Purcell, who graduated from Le Moyne in 1965, serves as a volunteer in the admission, alumni and career services programs at Le Moyne. He is also responsible for developing the Purcell Scholars Program to recognize outstanding academic achievements of students in the Madden School of Business at the college.
The Business Leader of the Year award is presented to alumni who demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and innovation in all aspects of their lives through their commitment to Le Moyne.
“I’m honored by Le Moyne with this prestigious award,” said Purcell. “Not only did Le Moyne provide me with a high-quality education, but the values and skills that have helped me succeed both personally and professionally.”
About Fibertech Networks
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in providing fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. Fibertech was founded in May of 2000, has built metro-area fiber networks in 23 mid-size markets in the Eastern U.S., and is led by Court Square Capital Partners of New York, N.Y. The company currently owns and operates a fiber optic network of more than 9,000 route miles, which contains more than 7,200 on-net buildings with nearly 2,100 cell sites with its fiber-only network infrastructure. With this network, Fibertech serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, large enterprises, and facilities in the higher education, healthcare, and government verticals. Further information about the company can be found at www.fibertech.com.