Don Kinison joins ANPI as vice president of business sales where he will apply his expertise of optimizing sales channel distribution strategies, assessing opportunities, planning, deploying teams, creating compensation plans and analyzing performance leads for the Company’s Hosted Communications, Long Distance and SIP Trunking product offering.
About the new addition to the leadership team, Ronnie Bailey, ANPI’s senior vice president and general manager of business solutions, said, “As we started our initial planning to launch our business solutions division, we knew our sales team had to be led by someone with deep experience with the SMB space and they had to have a successful track record of building both direct and indirect sales teams. Don was a perfect fit for ANPI. Our game-changing approach to our business solutions product offering, coupled with Don’s ability to build a successful sales organization, helps ensure ANPI’s future success.”
Mr. Kinison added, “It is exciting to build a sales team from the ground up for ANPI. As an organization we are a uniquely-positioned delivery mechanism for SIP and Hosted communications.” He continued, “The visionary leadership at ANPI creates an exciting environment to bring a progressive product suite to market. For a results-oriented sales team – that is highly motivating.”
Mr. Kinison brings his track record of growth achieved throughout his fifteen years of professional management experience in the telecommunication and wireless industries where he has managed sales teams for various carriers including Cbeyond, Time Warner, CellularOne and Western Wireless. During his most recent experience of eight years with Cbeyond, he successfully developed numerous major markets including Atlanta, Denver, Dallas, Houston and Chicago as well as responsible for the complete launch of the Miami sales branch in 2008.
Mr. Kinison earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.