Telecommunications Sales Leader Joins Sunturn Austin Office

Mark Schoonmaker brings strong leadership in network technology and sales

Local executive joins growing telecommunications company

Jun 23, 2010, 19:18 ET from Sunturn

AUSTIN, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunturn, one of the nation's largest private service providers for voice, video, and unified communications solutions, today announced that sales and network technology veteran Mark Schoonmaker has joined the Company as sales director.

Schoonmaker will be located at Sunturn's Austin office, helping build its growing presence in Texas.

"Mark is a great addition to the Sunturn team with his significant sales and network technology experience," said Kyle Wewe, general manager of Sunturn.  "We continue to see an uptick in client activity and are optimistic about future growth and expansion."

Prior to joining Sunturn, Schoonmaker was a marketing and e-commerce executive with Zinger Hardware and General Merchant, managing the company's digital portfolio to drive sales online and in-store.  Previously, Schoonmaker was an enterprise account director with Alpheus Data Services.  Other experience includes sales leadership positions with AT&T, Network Equipment Technologies, GigaLabs, and AT&T/Lucent Technologies, in addition to starting his own telecommunications consulting firm.

Schoonmaker earned a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

The Austin Sunturn office is located at 110 Wild Basin Road, Austin, Texas 78746.

About Sunturn

Littleton, Colorado-based Sunturn was founded in 2000 by a group of enterprise communications professionals.  Today, with additional offices in Arizona, Utah, and Texas, Sunturn has emerged as one of the premier enterprise communications service providers for large companies and public institutions across the nation.  Sunturn delivers solutions that are business-focused and engineering-centric.  In 2006, Sunturn achieved Platinum Business Partner certification from Avaya and has been one of its top-ten National Business Partners ever since.  For additional information, please visit

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