SOURCE: Associated Network Partners Inc.

September 13, 2007 12:00 ET

ANPI Names Victor Morales as COO

SPRINGFIELD, IL--(Marketwire - September 13, 2007) - Associated Network Partners Inc. (ANPI) announced today that Victor Morales has been named the company's new chief operating officer (COO).

ANPI's CEO Dave Lewis said, "Victor brings a variety of important capabilities to the organization. Victor's technical abilities, organizational experience, and rich operating history constitute strong assets from which we will draw to fuel the organization's ongoing growth and momentum." Lewis continued, "Victor isn't new to ANPI. Since March of this year he has effectively served as vice president of voice services on a contract basis for us, and we are thrilled that he has accepted a permanent position as ANPI's new COO."

When asked about his new role at ANPI, Morales said, "I am excited to join ANPI's team. I was drawn to its culture which thrives on operational excellence and continuous improvement. My main goal is to ensure that our systems and network infrastructure scale to meet our growth plans and most importantly to meet the needs of our customers."

Morales' 27+ years of experience range from telecommunication systems design and deployment, technology evaluation and selection, financial management and consulting. ANPI will benefit from his experiences captured from companies such as WilTel, MCI, and Ameritech. In addition to holding senior management positions at large telecommunications companies, he also provided consulting services both domestically and abroad through the consulting firm of TMNG, and later through his own firm JVEK Incorporated.

Morales, originally from Dallas, Texas, is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and management.

Associated Network Partners, Inc. (ANPI) provides wholesale voice and data solutions to more than 400 rural telecommunications companies spanning 46 states. ANPI also offers marketing services through i-Mage Marketing and ISP-related services through NewStreets. For more information visit

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