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Yawman Joins Finger Lakes Technologies Group

Philip Yawman, a former executive at Frontier Communications, has been named senior vice president of business development at Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc. (FLTG). He begins his new role on Monday, September 15.Yawman has served in leadership roles at Frontier since 2009, most recently as vice president and general manager of Greater Rochester. He also is a former CEO of Rocket Broadband Networks Inc., co-founder of Choice One Communications Inc., and vice president of investor relations at ACC Corporation.“Phil Yawman is a dynamic leader and innovator in the region’s telecom industry, with more than 25 years of experience in high-tech communications,” said FLTG President and CEO Paul Griswold. “FLTG will benefit tremendously from Phil’s expertise and his proven skills in business development, market expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and sales at some of the area’s top companies in our industry. I look forward to working with him to build on our family of companies’ more than 100 years of success.”“I am delighted to have the opportunity to join FLTG, and I’m excited about the next phase of my career,” Yawman said. “Without a doubt, FLTG is leading the way in providing innovative products and services to business customers throughout New York state. I share FLTG’s commitment to delivering a great customer experience in every aspect of our business. FLTG has a winning culture and a growth platform that I’m excited to be a part of.”Philip Yawman earned his MBA from the University Of Rochester’s Simon Business School and his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hobart College. A resident of Penfield, N.Y., he is a St. John Fisher College trustee and a member of the MCC Foundation, CMAC and YMCA boards of directors.About Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc.Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc. (www.fltg.com) provides state-of-the-art voice, data, Internet and cloud solutions to business customers across New York state. The company is certified in all Cisco technologies, and it has built its own 2,000-mile, fiber-optic network to serve New York state. FLTG’s co-location data center – located at the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus – features 64 bunkers for secure data storage and disaster recovery.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 100 people combined and have offices in Buffalo, Endicott, Phelps and Trumansburg.

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