Impact Telecom names Patrick Reilly as vice president of carrier services

05 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman

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Impact Telecom, a full-service telecoms company, has appointed Patrick Reilly as its vice president of carrier services.

With over 20 years in the telecoms industry Reilly has held executive positions at Impact Telecom as well as Frontier/Global Crossing.

“We’re thrilled to have such an industry veteran join our team,” said Jason Welch, EVP of carrier services. “Pat’s vast experience and relationships in the US wholesale voice space are well documented and we look forward to the addition of his strategic insight and contribution.”

Reilly's most recent role was at ANI Networks, where served as executive vice president and president for the company. For them Reilly has been credited with transforming the company into an industry recognised leader in high-quality telecommunications services, specifically rural call completion issues.

“I am extremely excited to return to Impact,” said Reilly. “The company is entering into a significant growth phase, leveraging our unique network assets and team of consummate professionals.”

In addition, the company recently appointed Bob Imhoff as its new vice president of international business development.

“Bob joins Impact at a critical juncture when we’re gaining material traction as a major provider of wholesale voice services, specifically with our international carrier partners,” said Welch.

Imhoff recently served as chief operating officer of KDDI Global, prior to this he served as the president of Ricochet and served as Verizon’s international voice buyer for almost 12 years. With a career spanning 30 years, 15 of which he served at AT&T, Imhoff brings a vast amount of telecoms and management experience to the role.

“I am very excited to be joining the Impact team”, Imhoff said.  “Their commitment to their people and their customers, combined with their network have made them a leading provider of telecommunications services. I am really looking forward to working with this team to grow our respective market share.”