MONROE, Ga. – Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it has promoted Lee Bales to manager of local operations for Winder and Monroe.
"I am very excited to manage our local operations in Winder and Monroe,” Bales said. “We have terrific technicians here, and I appreciate the opportunity to work closely with them.”
“Lee is a great leader,” said Olen Yarbrough, director of field operations in Georgia for North Georgia. “We look forward to leveraging his skill set to serve our customers in Georgia.”
Bales has more than 19 years of experience in the telecom industry. He started with Alltel in June 2000 and most recently held the position of business systems technician with Windstream. He and his wife Amy have two children, Trey and Anniston.
Bales is one of more than 1,100 Windstream employees working to support the company’s service areas across Georgia.
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