LAUREL, Md., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Maiorana, regional president of Verizon Wireless for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, has been named to two regional boards of directors. Maiorana now serves on the boards of both the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC).
As regional president of Verizon Wireless, Maiorana is responsible for regional sales, marketing, customer service, retail stores and expansion of the nation's largest wireless network. He oversees a $3-billion-a-year operation and approximately 4,500 employees.
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit coalition of 800 businesses who employ more than 442,000 people in the state, works to maximize opportunities for its members and their employees to grow and prosper. The Maryland Chamber's board oversees the organization's policy and is comprised of top-level executives of all size and types of businesses in Maryland, from the Eastern Shore to Deep Creek Lake, from Southern Maryland to the Pennsylvania border.
NVTC is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE,NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE,NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
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