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Windstream Enterprise Names New Channel Chief

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Brad Smith promoted to head of Strategic Channels

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Windstream Enterprise (WE), a managed communications services provider, today announced organizational changes to its channel partner program. Brad Smith, currently vice president – Indirect Sales at Windstream Enterprise, has been promoted to head of Strategic Channels.

Brad has led award-winning national sales teams for large communications companies. His promotion to Channel Chief ensures the significant momentum, gained through our Channel Integration initiative, will continue to grow and foster collaboration with Windstream Enterprise sales,” said Layne Levine, president of Windstream Enterprise.

Smith, who joined Windstream Enterprise last spring, is a well-known leader in the channel community with over 20 years in the communications industry. He will lead the channel’s sales and support strategy and drive our commitment to deliver the best channel sales program for our partners. He will assume his new responsibilities immediately, reporting to Shawn Murray, EVP Enterprise Sales. Smith is based in Colorado.

Windstream Enterprise solutions include OfficeSuite UC and UCaaS/CCaaS offerings, SD-WAN Concierge™, Cloud Connect and industry-leading WiFi services. It also offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions including Managed Network Security, Wavelength Services with Optical Encryption, Switched Ethernet and Fixed Wireless. Collectively, these solutions help enterprises connect, transform and elevate their business on the path to transformation. More at

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings is a privately held communications and software company. Windstream offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. The company also provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service to consumers and small and midsize businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Additional information is available at or Follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.


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