35-Year Industry Veteran Brings Diverse Leadership Skills
New Lisbon, IN, August 4, 2014 – New Lisbon Telephone Company (NLTC) today announced John Greene as CEO and general manager. A 35-year telephone industry veteran, Greene brings diverse leadership skills, having most recently served as chief engineer at Great Plains Communications in Blair, NE, and general manager of engineering at Ansco & Associates in Atlanta, GA.
“We’re delighted to welcome John onboard,” said NLTC Board Chair Joel Magiera. “His success in expanding the technology services and markets served by his past company, along with his long-range strategic vision, will be a great asset to NLTC as we strive to meet the growing broadband technology needs of Henry and Wayne Counties, along with the surrounding communities.”
“I’m excited to join the NLTC leadership team,” said new CEO and General Manager John Greene. “New Lisbon’s 113-year history of committed service to its community combined with smart financial stewardship puts us in a uniquely strong position to grow our broadband offerings and chart a course for continued success as the premier technology provider of choice in Eastern Henry County and its surrounding markets and beyond.”
While chief engineer at Great Plains, Greene managed the voice, video and data networks that served more than 80 communities with a 4,000-mile IP‑based fiber optic network. While GM of engineering for Ansco, he increased the size and scope of the engineering operations and increased the overall revenues.
Greene earned his bachelor’s degree in General Science/Computer Science from North Central College in Naperville, IL. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and has continued service to his communities as a school board member, foster parent, Scout leader, youth mentor and basketball coach. Greene has four children.
About New Lisbon Telephone Company
New Lisbon Telephone Company (NLTC) has proudly provided telephone services in Indiana since 1901. The company introduced high-speed Internet service in 2004 and has continued to expand its cutting-edge technology offerings to include fiber optic broadband, fixed broadband wireless and cable TV. In 2006, NLTC installed the ultra-modern Nortel C1500 IP Softswitch, the first in the United States, which transforms digital telephony to IP packet switching, bringing voice-over-IP (VoIP) and IP trunking services. NLTC serves the communities of Cambridge City (rural), Hagerstown (rural), Lewisville, Millville, Mooreland, Mt. Summit, New Castle (rural), New Lisbon, Spiceland, Straughn, Sulphur Springs, and West Dublin.