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Jeff Peters

President and Co-Founder

Jeff Peters is the President and Co-Founder of Focalized Networks. Jeff began his career in telecommunications at Sprint in 1996, before they were known as a wireless carrier and right around the time the landmark Telecommunications Act of 1996 was signed into law. Over the years he has held several mid-to-senior level sales positions with companies such as Metropolitan Fiber Systems / UUNet (eventually acquired by MCI WorldCom), Time Warner Telecom and Global Crossing (both acquired by Level 3), and Reliance Globalcom. His experience in managing accounts ranges from the SMB market to global energy firms.  He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.  

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MISSIE BENSON

Sales Support Specialist

Missie Benson began her telecom career at TW Telecom as an Administrative Assistant in their Network Operations Center (NOC).  While there, she held several key positions including Switch and Transport Service Specialist as well as Team Lead on the Provisioning Data Analysis Team (where she was responsible for order integrity).  She was also involved with e911 database cleanup as well as trunk group reconciliation projects within the Lucent 5ESS switching platform.  She eventually moved to Houston, Texas for TW Telecom where she worked as a Sales Support Specialist before moving into a direct sales role.  In 2012 she became Telecom Specialist at C&J Energy Services where she was responsible for all telecom and wireless initiatives, managing over 30 sites and 5,000 employees.

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IAN MCMENAMIN

Business Development Representative

Ian McMenamin is responsible for inside sales as well as lead / demand generation for the company.  When not working he is a student at Sam Houston State University where he is pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice / Business.

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