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This profile was last updated on 1/29/16  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Founder and Executive Chairman

Phone: (414) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Wisconsin , United States
Marquette University
1217 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee , Wisconsin 53201
United States

Company Description: About Marquette University: Marquette University, a Catholic, Jesuit university located in Milwaukee, Wis., has been educating people of faith to be leaders in...   more
Background

Employment History

  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Wireless
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Wireless
  • Active Partner
    ABC Family , LLC
  • Chief Executive Officer and President
    A Wireless, Inc.

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Science , Business Administration
    East Carolina University
41 Total References
Web References
Richard Balot Founder ...
www.zwireless.com, 29 Jan 2016 [cached]
Richard Balot Founder and Executive Chairman
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        Richard ("Rich") Balot has served as the Chief Executive Officer since founding ABC Phones of North Carolina, Inc. (DBA - A Wireless) in October of 1996 as a freshman in college. He has grown the company from one location to over 750 locations and over $750M in revenue. As one of only six National Premium Retailers for Verizon Wireless, Rich has made a name for both himself and the company as leaders in the industry. He also is an active partner in ABC Family, LLC which owns and manages approximately 100 rental properties.         Rich was born with entrepreneurism in his blood and started his first company at the age of 14; Balot's DJs. By the time Rich was sixteen he had 7 disc jockeys working for him and was averaging nearly 13 parties per weekend as the largest DJ entertainment company in Eastern North Carolina, until he sold his business at the age of 26.         Rich is an active member in Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and on the local council board of the Boy Scouts. Rich volunteers with numerous local charities, participating with his family.         Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University.
A Wireless Corporate Team - A Wireless
www.awireless.net, 20 Feb 2015 [cached]
Rich Balot President and Chief Executive Officer
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Rich Balot
Richard Balot has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer since founding ABC Phones of North Carolina, Inc. (DBA - A Wireless) in October of 1996 as a freshman in college. He has grown the company from one location to nearly 250 locations and over $300M in revenue. As one of only six National Premium Retailers for Verizon Wireless, Rich has made a name for both himself and the company as leaders in the industry. He also is an active partner in ABC Family, LLC which owns and manages approximately 100 rental properties.
Rich was born with entrepreneurism in his blood and started his first company at the age of 14; Balot's DJs. By the time Rich was sixteen he had 7 Disc Jockeys working for him and was averaging nearly 13 parties per weekend as the largest DJ Entertainment company in Eastern North Carolina, until he sold his business at the age of 26.
Rich is an active member in Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and on the local council board of the Boy Scouts. Rich volunteers with numerous local charities, participating with his family.
Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University.
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Along with his brother Rich and father Ed, Dave is one of the three founding partners of ABC Phones of North Carolina, Inc. (DBA - A Wireless).
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Aside from the occasional fishing trip with his brother Rich or close childhood friends, Dave spends most of his non-working time playing "co-activity director" for his 4 children.
About Us - News - A Wireless
awireless.net, 3 June 2014 [cached]
A Wireless CEO Rich Balot stated of the recent opening: "The Hermitage area is a hub of communication and innovation with a rapidly increasing need for convenient and reliable wireless products and services.
About Us - News - A Wireless
www.awireless.net, 29 April 2013 [cached]
A-Wireless President and CEO Rich Balot says the company is excited to be providing wishes to local kids.
"A lot of our fundraising in the past has been more global across the whole country, and this time we decided to focus on just Pitt County. And so what's really cool is the make-a-wish kids we were able to grant the wishes for were actually here in Pitt County," said Balot
Balot says three more Pitt County kids will get wishes granted this year from A-Wireless.
A Wireless Corporate Team - A Wireless
www.myawireless.com, 26 Sept 2014 [cached]
Rich Balot President and Chief Executive Officer
...
Rich Balot
Richard Balot has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer since founding ABC Phones of North Carolina, Inc. (DBA - A Wireless) in October of 1996 as a freshman in college. He has grown the company from one location to nearly 150 locations and over $180M in revenue. As one of only six National Premium Retailers for Verizon Wireless, Rich has made a name for both himself and the company as leaders in the industry. He also is an active partner in ABC Family, LLC which owns and manages approximately 100 rental properties.
Rich was born with entrepreneurism in his blood and started his first company at the age of 14; Balot's DJs. By the time Rich was sixteen he had 7 Disc Jockeys working for him and was averaging nearly 13 parties per weekend as the largest DJ Entertainment company in Eastern North Carolina, until he sold his business at the age of 26.
Rich is an active member in Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and on the local council board of the Boy Scouts. Rich volunteers with numerous local charities, participating with his family.
Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University.
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Along with his brother Rich and father Ed, Dave is one of the three founding partners of ABC Phones of North Carolina, Inc. (DBA - A Wireless).
...
Aside from the occasional fishing trip with his brother Rich or close childhood friends, Dave spends most of his non-working time playing "co-activity director" for his 4 children.
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