Kevin Shady has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience. For the past 17 years, he has held key executive positions for Lightyear Network Solutions (formerly UniDial) including Sales, Operations, Marketing, Carrier Management, Local Development and Product Development. Kevin played a pivotal role in growing UniDial from a startup in 1994 to a $230M company by 1999. He led UniDial/Lightyear’s development and launch of all new products including Local (UNE-P), Voice-over- IP (VoIP) and Wireless Services to more than 300,000 business and residential customers. Kevin created and led Lightyear’s President’s Club and ground-breaking Agent Bonus League (ABL) programs tripling Lightyear’s annual sales. Shady also held Sales Management positions with Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation and was a television new reporter in the mid-late 80’s. He earned his MBA in Marketing from Indiana University in 1989.