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Telecom for Change Announces Appointment of Brad Dupee to Board of Directors

February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Granite Channel Executive to Advance Nonprofit’s Mission of Aiding Underfunded, Grassroots Charities Across the U.S.

PHOENIX, February 18, 2020 — Telecom for Change, a non-profit organization providing aid to underfunded, grassroots charities across the U.S., today announced the addition of Brad Dupee, Director of National Channel Sales for Granite, to its Board of Directors.

“Brad has all of the qualities we look for in a board member,” said Angie Tocco, President and Co-Founder of Telecom for Change. “He’s brilliant, energetic and uses his leadership skills to foster change in the channel community. We believe he will be a wonderful asset to the Telecom for Change board.”

Dupee is an entrepreneur and channel sales leader, bringing new teams, products and companies to market via telecom and IT channel partnership and sales for more than 20 years. He currently runs channel sales development for Granite Telecommunications, a $1.5 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies. Granite focuses on being the “Benevolent Business Network Service Provider,” with both leadership and teammates donating north of $200 million to hundreds of charities over the last 17 years. Dupee is also a “co-founder” of his family of five and enjoys spending time with them in the mountains of Colorado where they reside.

“Telecom for Change is one of the most important efforts in the telecom and IT channel sales industry,” said Dupee. “The organization has taken the lead not only remind us to be grateful for our success, but it also provides a vehicle through which we can give back. As such, I am both honored and grateful to become a more meaningful part of the Telecom for Change journey.”

Telecom for Change helps organizations, such as CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and Raintree Children and Family Services with financial assistance as well as support with much-needed technology and equipment to provide critical communication services.  “CASA, A Voice for Children, would like to express our deep appreciation to Telecom for Change for their generosity and support, which enabled us to provide critical services for abused and neglected children in foster care,” said Julie DiVerde, Executive Director, Napa CASA.

About Telecom for Change

Telecom for Change is a 501(c)(3) recognized organization comprised of telecom agents and carriers that dedicate their time and resources to provide aid to grassroots charities across the US. Since our inception in 2014, we’ve raised $700,000 for local grassroots charities. Local charities often overlooked and underfunded, depend on Telecom for Change to provide game-changing donations that go directly to the cause rather than administrative costs. For more information, visit us at www.telecomforchange.com.

Contact: Jen Bixby, Executive Director, jen@telecomforchange.org, 206-434-0820.