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David O. Russell

Sales Director

Cogent Communications Inc

HQ Phone:  (202) 295-4200

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Cogent Communications Inc

2450 N Street, Nw

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia,20037

United States

Company Description

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five Internet backbone networks in the world. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access, Ethernet trans...more

Background Information

Employment History

Vice President

Corporate Chefs Inc


Chef and Food Service Manager

Old Tucson Studios


President

Philanthropology


Managing Partner

Public Policy Solutions , Inc.


Manager

Ziggy's


Affiliations

Verizon

Vice President of External Affairs


North Texas Commission

Chairman


Council for Corporate Responsibility

Board Member


Texas Public Relations Association

Member


Society of Professional Journalists

Member


International Association of Business Communicators

Member


The Dallas Citizens Council

Member


Texas Telephone Association

Board Member


DFW Metroplex

Salvation Army Advisory Board


Business Council for the Arts

Board Member


The Salvation Army

Advisory Board Member


KISD Foundation

Corporate Advisory Board Member


Keller Chamber of Commerce

Board Member


Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

Board Member


The Press Club of Dallas Inc

Board Member


National Council for Marketing and Public Relations

Board Member


Texas Independent College Foundation

Board Member


The Press Club of Dallas Inc

Board Member and Treasurer


DCCCD

Board Member


The North Texas Future Fund

Board Member


Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce

Executive Committee


Education Coalition , Texans for Education

Board Member


North Texas Science and Technology Council

Board Member


Dallas Business Committee for the Arts

Board Member


TPERF

Board Member


The Center for State Scholars

Member of Board of Advisors


Education

UA journalism department


MBA degree


bachelor's degree

University of Arkansas.


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Partner biographies demonstrating the broad experience the PPS firm has in successfully achieving public policy, media, government relations and lobbying initiatives in Texas and other states.

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David Russell - Managing Partner
Named one of the top 40 leaders in north Texas over the past 40 years by the North Texas Commission, David has expertise in all public relations functions, including strategic planning, employee and executive communications, media relations, event planning, philanthropy and community relations. He is experienced in corporate merger communications, is a nationally recognized expert in advocacy communications, is a creative problem solver and an accomplished public speaker. David was national media spokesperson for the former GTE Corporation and is the former vice president of External Affairs for Verizon Corporation. Formerly the editor of a daily newspaper before beginning his corporate career, he holds a B.A. degree in English and journalism and an MBA degree with an extensive record of community service and contacts with major leaders throughout the DFW Metroplex.


Board of Directors : North Texas Commission

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David O. Russell


admin, Author at Texas Council on Family Violence - Page 2 of 5

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"Raising awareness of domestic violence and aiding in its prevention is a priority issue for Verizon," said David Russell, Verizon Vice President of External Affairs.


Council for Corporate Responsibility Board of Directors | The National Diversity Council

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David Russell
David Russell David Russell VP, External Affairs Verizon Communications


uscorporateresponsibility.org

David Russell
Russell is responsible for directing all external communications, charitable contributions, community involvement and economic development activities by Verizon for 11 states in the central U.S. He began his corporate career in 1982. Russell held various public affairs management positions before being named a director with Verizon's national Telephone Operations group in 1988. Russell later served as national media spokesman for telephone operations and in 1994 he became the regional vice president of public affairs for Texas and New Mexico. He assumed his current duties in the year 2000. Before joining Verizon, Russell was a daily newspaper editor and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the International Association of Business Communicators and the Texas Public Relations Association. He is also a past-president of the Press Club of Dallas. Russell was named "Man of the Year" in 2011 by SafeHaven of Tarrant County for his work in the prevention of domestic violence and was named a 2009 "Champion of Literacy" by Literacy Instruction for Texas, the region's largest literacy provider. Also in 2009 he was appointed to serve on the Texas Literacy Council to help develop a statewide action plan by 2012 for the improvement of literacy in Texas. He is immediate past-Chairman of the Texas Independent College Foundation and the Business Council for the Arts. He is a former Chairman of the North Texas Commission, the Texas Education Reform Caucus, the Texas Business and Education Coalition and the Keller Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the boards of the Texas Telephone Association Foundation, the Dallas County Community College District Foundation, the DFW Metroplex Salvation Army Advisory Board, and is a member of the Dallas Citizens Council. Russell received his BA degree from the University of Arkansas, his MBA degree from the University of Dallas and he has been named an honorary alumnus of the University of North Texas. He and his wife Debbie have two grown sons and live in Keller, Texas.


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