FLTG Promotes Three Executives

VICTOR, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2012 — The Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc. family of companies (www.fltg.com) announced today the promotions of three management team members.Jim Baase has been promoted from vice president of network services to chief operating officer. Baase joined the FLTG family of companies in 2007 as vice president of Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) operations with the responsibility of operating and managing the CLEC and phone companies, including voice, Internet and fiber services.He resides in Victor, N.Y.Jeremy Hotchkiss is serving as senior vice president of operations and finance. He began with the companies in 2005 as director of operations and finance, and he was promoted to vice president of operations and finance in 2008, overseeing engineering, support and operations. Hotchkiss resides in Farmington, N.Y.Paul Nikitas has been promoted to vice president of sales. He joined the FLTG family of companies in 2005 as a senior account manager. In 2010, Nikitas was promoted to director of sales for both VAR and CLEC business lines. He is a resident of North Tonawanda, N.Y.“On behalf of our board of directors and our companies, I am delighted to announce these three well-deserved promotions,” said Paul H. Griswold, president and CEO, Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc. and Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Companies. “Jim, Jeremy and Paul have contributed immensely to the tremendous growth we have achieved across all business lines, and in their new roles, they will be instrumental in our future success.” About Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc.Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc. (www.fltg.com) provides state-of-the-art voice, data and Internet solutions to business customers across New York state. The company is certified in all Cisco solutions and has built its own 700-mile, fiber-optic network to serve the Finger Lakes region.A subsidiary of Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Companies, FLTG brings to its customers a more-than-100-year history in telecommunications. Headquartered in Victor, N.Y., FLTG and its parent companies employ more than 90 people combined and have offices in Buffalo, Phelps, Romulus and Trumansburg.

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