Lumos Networks names director of sales of data center business

Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, has announced Michael Creech as Director of Sales for the company´s recently created Lumos Data Center business, the company said.

Michael will report to Josh Wolff, the Senior Vice President for Lumos Data Centers, and both will be based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

From 2006-2012 and again from 2015-2017, Michael was a Senior Consultant at TierPoint, based in Charlotte, and was focused on the delivery of IaaS-Cloud/Hybrid, Managed Hosting & Data Center services. During the period from 2012-2015, Michael served as a Partner Account Executive at Alert Logic in Charlotte focused on providing security and compliance solutions to on-premises, cloud and hybrid infrastructures.

According to third party research, the total Charlotte co-location market in 2017 is estimated to be approximately USD 140 million, up nearly 7% year-over-year. The market is estimated to reach over USD 150 million in 2018, up nearly 7% versus 2017. The Charlotte metro area is the 22nd largest MSA in the US with a population of approximately 2.5 million, up nearly 12% since 2010. Charlotte´s population growth over that period was the fourth highest of the 22 largest MSAs.

Lumos Networks is a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, offering end-to-end connectivity in 26 markets in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at