Allied Riser Communications ('ARC') Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Allied Riser Communications Corporation

    DALLAS, April 3 /PRNewswire/ --
 Allied Riser Communications Corp. (Nasdaq:   ARCC), the pioneer and market
 leader in providing innovative, in-building, high-speed broadband data
 services and applications to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today
 announced that Todd Doshier has decided to leave the company to pursue other
 interests and that Quen Bredeweg has been named its new chief financial
 officer.
     "We are tremendously excited that Quen has joined ARC," said Jerry
 Dinsmore, ARC's president and chief executive officer.  "My work with Quen in
 the past gives me confidence that his extensive telecom operational experience
 will help ARC continue to mature from an emerging high-speed connectivity
 provider to a full service broadband data solutions provider."
     Prior to joining ARC, Bredeweg spent more than 20 years at GTE where he
 served in a variety of executive and management positions in the areas of
 finance, regulatory affairs and marketing.
     "ARC has established a truly unique position with potential customers that
 is unrivaled by both the incumbent and competitive local exchange carriers,
 with its unique value proposition, rapid provisioning ability, and scalable
 network design," said Bredeweg.  "I look forward to the opportunity to assist
 ARC in achieving its goals."
     "As a founder of ARC, Todd was integral to growing ARC from a concept to a
 publicly traded company.  On behalf of the Company, I would like to thank Todd
 for his contributions to ARC's success," Dinsmore concluded.
 
     About Allied Riser Communications
     ARC is the pioneer in delivering reliable and innovative, 'first-mile'
 broadband services and applications that enable small- and medium-sized
 business owners to concentrate on running their companies, while leveraging
 ARC's expertise to meet their communications needs.  ARC designs, constructs,
 deploys, and manages high-speed, broadband networks inside commercial office
 buildings located in major North American markets.  Dallas-based ARC combines
 a balance of real estate and technology expertise with an understanding of
 customers' specific business communication needs to provide bundled data
 communications solutions.  For more information, please visit
 http://www.arcbroadband.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995:
     Some of the statements contained in this release that are not historical
 facts and may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements, including but
 not limited to statements regarding overall market demand for market
 acceptance of the Company's services, the intention to deploy data networks or
 services in additional buildings or markets and the timing and breadth of
 penetration in each building or market.  Actual results may differ materially
 from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements as a result of
 certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the intense
 competition for the Company's service offerings, dependence on growth in
 demand for the Company's services, ability to manage growth of our operations,
 the ability to raise additional capital and other risks and uncertainties
 detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
 Prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
 forward-looking statements.  The Company disclaims any obligation to update
 any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future
 events or developments.
 
 

SOURCE Allied Riser Communications Corporation
    DALLAS, April 3 /PRNewswire/ --
 Allied Riser Communications Corp. (Nasdaq:   ARCC), the pioneer and market
 leader in providing innovative, in-building, high-speed broadband data
 services and applications to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today
 announced that Todd Doshier has decided to leave the company to pursue other
 interests and that Quen Bredeweg has been named its new chief financial
 officer.
     "We are tremendously excited that Quen has joined ARC," said Jerry
 Dinsmore, ARC's president and chief executive officer.  "My work with Quen in
 the past gives me confidence that his extensive telecom operational experience
 will help ARC continue to mature from an emerging high-speed connectivity
 provider to a full service broadband data solutions provider."
     Prior to joining ARC, Bredeweg spent more than 20 years at GTE where he
 served in a variety of executive and management positions in the areas of
 finance, regulatory affairs and marketing.
     "ARC has established a truly unique position with potential customers that
 is unrivaled by both the incumbent and competitive local exchange carriers,
 with its unique value proposition, rapid provisioning ability, and scalable
 network design," said Bredeweg.  "I look forward to the opportunity to assist
 ARC in achieving its goals."
     "As a founder of ARC, Todd was integral to growing ARC from a concept to a
 publicly traded company.  On behalf of the Company, I would like to thank Todd
 for his contributions to ARC's success," Dinsmore concluded.
 
     About Allied Riser Communications
     ARC is the pioneer in delivering reliable and innovative, 'first-mile'
 broadband services and applications that enable small- and medium-sized
 business owners to concentrate on running their companies, while leveraging
 ARC's expertise to meet their communications needs.  ARC designs, constructs,
 deploys, and manages high-speed, broadband networks inside commercial office
 buildings located in major North American markets.  Dallas-based ARC combines
 a balance of real estate and technology expertise with an understanding of
 customers' specific business communication needs to provide bundled data
 communications solutions.  For more information, please visit
 http://www.arcbroadband.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995:
     Some of the statements contained in this release that are not historical
 facts and may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements, including but
 not limited to statements regarding overall market demand for market
 acceptance of the Company's services, the intention to deploy data networks or
 services in additional buildings or markets and the timing and breadth of
 penetration in each building or market.  Actual results may differ materially
 from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements as a result of
 certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the intense
 competition for the Company's service offerings, dependence on growth in
 demand for the Company's services, ability to manage growth of our operations,
 the ability to raise additional capital and other risks and uncertainties
 detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
 Prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
 forward-looking statements.  The Company disclaims any obligation to update
 any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future
 events or developments.
 
 SOURCE  Allied Riser Communications Corporation