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Jim Martin is President and CEO of Citynet. He began his entrepreneurial career while still a computer science student at WVU. Upon graduation, he started MarCom, a regional Internet service provider, website design and hosting business. MarCom was later purchased by City National Bank along with Charleston-based Citynet. Mr. Martin became the CEO of the new venture.
Mr. Martin then led a team of highly respected investors to purchase Citynet from City National Bank. At that time, Citynet had about 20 employees. Today, Citynet is a privately owned full service telecommunications company with offices in Bridgeport, Morgantown, and Charleston, WV, and Columbus, OH. The company has grown to include over 100 highly trained and well educated employees.
Under Mr. Martin's leadership, Citynet has moved from being an Internet service provider in West Virginia to the region's largest and trusted provider of integrated telecommunication services; offering next-generation Telecommunications and Comprehensive Managed IT Services and Consulting in West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
Mr. Martin shares his business acumen with several boards, including the Harrison County Development Authority, the county of Citynet’s headquarters. In this capacity, Mr. Martin provides valuable insights into methods of stimulating the local economy and in helping to direct the future growth and diversity of business in the state of West Virginia. Mr. Martin has received numerous awards and recognition for his business, leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
Outside of the office, Mr. Martin enjoys skiing, kayaking, scuba diving and flying his Piper Cherokee. He resides in Bridgeport, WV with his wife and three children.
614.364.7815 | firstname.lastname@example.org | View Frank's Profile
Frank Boscarillo joined Citynet as SVP of Retail Operations in January, 2005, and was named Chief Operating Officer of Citynet's Retail Division in March, 2007.
He has 22 years of telecommunications experience in the ILEC, IXC, and CLEC industries. Prior to joining Citynet, Frank was SVP of Operations, for Fibernet, LLC, West Virginia’s largest CLEC, where he was responsible for Network Operations and Engineering, Customer Service, Provisioning, Billing, and Information Technologies. While at Fibernet, Frank improved operating efficiencies by 20% year-over-year and led the successful implementation of a new subscriber billing system in just seven months.
Prior to that, he served as SVP of Network Operations and Service Delivery, at KMC Telecom, which operated 37 local markets across the United States. He implemented a company-wide strategy to centralized customer service and provisioning functions, which allowed the company to reduce Operating Costs by nearly 60% over a two-year period – while simultaneously improving Network Reliability to 99.999%.
Frank spent two years at LCI International which was acquired by Qwest Communications in 1998, where he was Vice President of Network Operations and Provisioning. Early in his career, Frank spent 11 years at Ameritech/Ohio Bell in various Network and Support Services management roles; when he left Ameritech in 1997, he was General Manager of Special Services for Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Frank has a Bachelors degree with majors in English and Political Science from Walsh University in Canton, Ohio, and a Masters in Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. Frank and his wife, Michele, have four children and live in New Albany, Ohio.
Frank is based out of Citynet's Westerville/Columbus, Ohio office.
304.554.0550 | email@example.com | View Todd's Profile
A native of Morgantown, West Virginia, Todd graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. After graduation he moved to Pittsburgh and worked for one of the "Big Six" accounting firms. During this time Todd passed the Certified Public Account (CPA) exam. Todd decided to move back to Morgantown to join the auditing and accounting firm of Vecchio and Company. He then joined HealthWorks Rehab & Fitness; a growing physical therapy and fitness company with several locations in north central West Virginia. There he held multiple major responsibilities, including: finance, accounting, MIS, and HR.
Todd completed the Executive MBA degree program at West Virginia University in 2007.
He is an avid runner and enjoys the local trail system in Morgantown. Todd and his wife Kelly have three children and live in Morgantown, WV.
Todd is based in Citynet's Morgantown, West Virginia office.
304.848.5415 | firstname.lastname@example.org | View Drew's Profile
Drew joined Citynet upon graduation from West Virginia University's School of Business and Economics in May, 1997. Throughout his tenure, Drew has seen Citynet go through a variety of changes, helping create the successful company it is today. Drew's key focus at Citynet is in the areas of Client and Business Development. He currently manages all key client relationships and provides senior level consultative support to Citynet's entire customer base.
In addition to his role at Citynet, Pomeroy serves as a Member of the Bridgeport City Council, is President of the Bridgeport Convention and Visitors Bureau, is a past director and member of the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, is an advisory board member of the both WBOY-TV and the West Virginia Junior College, and is a member of both the City of Bridgeport Economic Development Council and the I-79 Economic Development Council.
A native of Bridgeport, West Virginia, Pomeroy makes his home there with his wife Becky their sons Tucker and Paxton.
Based out of Citynet's Bridgeport, West Virginia headquarters, Drew's expertise lies within the areas of Voice, Internet, Data Connectivity and Cisco-based infrastructure deployment.
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A central West Virginia native, Josh is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information and Decision Systems. He joined the Citynet team in 1998 after concluding his military career as a Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.
Josh manages Citynet's Enterprise/IT infrastructure team. He and his team have a vast array of responsibilities ranging from desktop support to clustered servers that maintain all of Citynet's in-house and customer Internet and email systems; our Cisco platform equipment, and associated routine maintenance. Josh holds many advanced technology certifications. He, his wife and two sons reside in Grafton, WV.
Josh is based out of Citynet's headquarters in Bridgeport, West Virgnia.
304.391.5266 | firstname.lastname@example.org | View Chris's Profile
Christopher Morris serves Citynet as the Vice President of Business Development and External Affairs. As a a key member of the Citynet executive team, he is responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and spearheading new business development initiatives.
Prior to joining Citynet, Chris has had numerous positions in both the public and private sector including three years as the West Virginia State Tax Commissioner for Governor Joe Manchin, III. Chris has had leadership roles on many boards and commissions including chairing the Governor’s Disaster Recovery Board, the Governor’s Tax Modernization Study, the West Virginian Municipal Bond Commission, serving as the Vice President of the Southeastern Tax Administrators, and the Secretary and Member of the Board of Directors for the West Virginia Economic Development Authority.
Chris has also served on the Board of Trustees for the Federation of Tax Administrators, the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Central West Virginia American Red Cross Board of Directors, and the Huntington Area Development Council Board of Directors.
While Chris is based out of Citynet's Charleston office, he interacts with public officials, community stakeholders, and industry leaders though out the state of West Virginia.
Chris completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from West Virginia University and resides in Charleston with his wife Renee and three daughters.
304.554.0007 | email@example.com | View Craig's Profile
Craig owned and operated Veritech Consulting Group, an Information Technology company in Morgantown, West Virginia. Citynet then acquired Veritech and Craig brought his impressive technical acumen to Citynet, where he is responsible for the Managed Services division. He holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University.
He enjoys movies, racquetball, poker, traveling and playing the drums. Craig volunteers with many charitable organizations, including, Stepping Stones, The United Way, and The Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club. He serves on the Board of Director for United Way of Monongalia and Preston County as well as on the Board of the Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club. Craig is also a Rotarian with the Morgantown Rotary.
Craig, his wife Anne, their son Alex and daughter Hannah reside in Morgantown, West Virginia.
He is based out of Citynet's Morgantown office.
304.848.5426 | firstname.lastname@example.org | View Ben's Profile
Ben graduated from West Virginia University in 2003 with a Finance degree. Since then, he has also received a Masters in Business Administration; with honors recognition.
Ben's first position at Citynet was within the Accounting Department in 2003. Starting in 2004 he went on to produce a successful sales campaign as a Regional Account Manager. In that role, Ben focused on the SMB and healthcare verticals, securing long term relationships with some of West Virginia's leading health service providers. In 2006 Ben took on a business development role and directed the successful launch of Citynet's Digital Phone Service, spending the majority of his time acquiring and supporting VoIP Channel Partners. In that role, Ben was instrumental in securing provider-to-provider relationships that allowed carriers, ISPs, cable operators and others to brand Citynet's Digital Phone Service as their own.
In 2009, Ben was named Vice President of Citynet's Field Services business unit where he oversaw the integration of multiple technical groups from two companies that now handle all customer facing technical and engineering efforts. That division is responsible for the implementation and support of leading-edge technology services from the demark to the desktop, including: routing/switching, security, IP Telephony, server and virtualization services, workstation support, and more.
In 2013, Ben was named Vice President of Sales, Processing & Logistics, providing oversight of the customer experience from initial sale through implementation and support. Ben and his team endeavor to build partnerships with clients, eliminating stale, legacy "vendor-client" relationships.
Ben enjoys spending time with family camping, boating, hunting, fishing, enjoying WVU Mountaineer athletic events, and can often be found out on the golf course.
A native of Bridgeport, West Virginia, Ben makes his home there with his wife Christa, and their two children, Taylor and Alexander.
Ben works out of Citynet's Bridgeport Headquarters.
304.848.5420 | email@example.com
Jeff joined Citynet following a successful career as a trial and commercial attorney, most recently with the firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, PLLC in Morgantown, West Virginia.
He received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University from where he also received his J.D. in 1993. His legal specialties have been commercial and complex litigation and business transactions. Jeff is admitted to all courts in West Virginia as well as numerous Federal Courts including the 4th, 6th, 9th, and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals.
While handing Citynet's legal and regulatory issues including contract negotiations and Public Service filings, Jeff also spent several years as an Adjunct Professor at the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University where he instructed an upper level class entitled Law of the Media. In his personal time he is Co-chair of the WV Chapter of the Immune Deficiency Foundation and has been active with this organization since 1993.
Jeff resides with his wife and family in the Morgantown, WV area.