Lumos Networks Hires Michael Creech as Its Director of Sales of Data Center Business

Lumos Networks, a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving carrier, enterprise and colocation data center customers, has hired Michael Creech as its Director of Sales for the company’s recently created Lumos Data Center business. Mr. Creech will report to Josh Wolff, the Senior Vice President for Lumos Data Centers. Both will be based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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“Lumos Networks has a tradition of creating customer-focused solutions and Josh and I look forward to emulating that success within our newly created Lumos Data Centers business,” said Michael Creech.

“I am pleased to announce that Michael Creech has joined Lumos Data Centers as a Sales Director and believe that Josh Wolff is building out his team in an efficient and thoughtful manner,” said Timothy G. Biltz, President and CEO of Lumos Networks. “Michael has deep experience and relationships in the robust Charlotte data center market and over time, we expect that we will increase our market share of the Charlotte co-location and managed services market from our current share of less than 5%.”

Michael Creech said, “I am excited about the opportunity to leverage my experience and relationships to accelerate the growth of Lumos Data Centers. Lumos Networks has a tradition of creating customer-focused solutions and Josh and I look forward to emulating that success within our newly created Lumos Data Centers business.”

According to third party research, the total Charlotte colocation market in 2017 is estimated to be approximately $140 million, up nearly 7% year-over-year. The market is estimated to reach over $150 million in 2018, up nearly 7% versus 2017.

“I am excited about the opportunity to leverage my experience and relationships to accelerate the growth of Lumos Data Centers,” said Michael Creech. “Lumos Networks has a tradition of creating customer-focused solutions and Josh and I look forward to emulating that success within our newly created Lumos Data Centers business.”