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Brown named AT&T indirect sales lead in WV

Dec. 30, 2012 @ 08:04 PM

Brown named AT&T indirect sales lead in WV

Industry veteran Dale Brown has been hired to oversee AT&T's authorized dealers in Virginia and West Virginia, as well as the company's relationships with national chain retailers, including many of the big box stores across the two states.

He has "worked at the dealer level as well as for our company-owned retail outlets, and knows the business inside and out," said Erika Thompson-Kemp, vice president and general manager for AT&T in Virginia and West Virginia.

Most recently, Brown served as an area retail sales manager in the Boston area, overseeing eight stores and approximately 70 employees. He began his career in mobility more than a decade ago, and has been working for AT&T for the past five years. In his new role as director of Indirect Sales, Brown will be based in Richmond. Born and raised in Boston, Brown received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Johnson & Wales in Providence, R.I.

Snyder honored for pediatric efforts

HUNTINGTON -- Renee Snyder, a registered nurse and director of the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, has received national honors from the Washington, D.C.-based American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her outstanding work in pediatrics. A national panel of hospice and palliative care nurses named Snyder as one of only two recipients nationwide for the ELNEC-Pediatric Palliative Care Award for 2012.

Earlier this year, Snyder helped launch a hospice pediatric program, "Project Noah's Ark," at Hospice of Huntington, ensuring that families will have a special place to bring their child who is nearing the end of life. A special child-friendly room was also dedicated at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in September as part of the program.

"We are so proud of Renee for receiving this special honor. So much hard work and training for our nurses and staff has gone into this pediatric program, and it will make such a positive difference for those children and families in need," Charlene Farrell, Hospice of Huntington president and CEO, said in a press release.

"Renee's dedication to creating the pediatric room is over-whelming. Such few places exist, and her vision to see this come to fruition is outstanding. We know that behind every great person are leaders who encourage them to follow their dream and heart. What a sacred space your hospice, is and what a wonderful gift to your community," Pam Malloy, ELNEC Project Director for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, said in the release.