Horizon has appointed Joanne Salisbury as its new Senior Vice President of Operations of its commercial fiber division. The telecom industry vet brings more than two decades of experience to Horizon’s leadership team, helping fuel the company’s strategic growth as a trusted fiber partner throughout the Midwest.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Joanne to our team, and we’re very excited to be gaining her wide breadth of insights and talents that complement Horizon’s short and long-term goals exceptionally well,” comments Jim Capuano, CEO of Horizon. “We’re building into several new markets, and we’re planning to continue our growth so we can meet the mission-critical communications requirements of even more businesses in the Midwest. Bringing Joanne on ensures we’re making great progress on our core dedication as a trusted network expert.”
Before joining Horizon, Salisbury served as the VP of Carrier Service Delivery and Vendor Management at FirstLight Fiber, in Albany NY, where she supported her team across the FirstLight footprint and oversaw multiple wireless backhaul deployments, as well as multiple carrier and wholesale installation projects. Salisbury was also instrumental in establishing the vendor management role at FirstLight, enabling the sales teams to extend reach with the use of partner networks. She has also held a range of management roles at Crown Castle/Lightower/FPL Fibernet, Veroxity Technology Partners and Progress Telecom.
To learn more about Horizon’s range of commercial and residential network services, including dedicated internet, cloud-based hosted voice, private line ethernet, dark fiber and more, visit www.horizonconnects.com.