On April 10, 2018, Richmond BizSense released its annual “2018 Generosity, Inc.” list recognizing philanthropic companies in the Richmond area. For the second year in a row, Comtel Managed Solutions, d.b.a. Simplicity VoIP was acknowledged for its contributions and investments in the local community. Out of 45 companies acknowledged, Simplicity was ranked 26 for 2017 giving - six spots higher than the prior year’s report.
During the month of March, we had a chance to sit down with Pete Kraehmer. He is well known and respected by many providers and partners in the channel, as well the customer base that he serves.
This month, we sat down with Ben Humphreys, the President and CEO of Comtel Communications and Simplicity VoIP to reflect on the telecommunications business over the past 26 years.
After the festivities of Thanksgiving, the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber-Monday’s shopping, Tuesday, November 28th is a time to slow down and participate in a new holiday – Giving Tuesday. In 2012, Giving Tuesday was created by the 92nd Y and the United Nations Foundation to combat the ever-growing rush of holiday shopping that has begun to eat away at the original concept of the holiday season.
On July 7, 1997, Tami Landers joined Comtel Communications. Twenty years later, she crossed into her second decade with the company. If you ask Comtel’s leadership or her peers, Tami is not just an employee, but a part of the family. Ben Humphreys, CEO of Comtel Communications, has said that “he wouldn’t know what to do without her.” To honor Tami and celebrate her 20 years with Comtel, a company dinner in her honor was held on August 23, 2017 at Buckhead’s in Richmond, VA.
At the recent quarterly meeting of The Alliance Partners Board, Comtel Communications was recognized with a plaque in gratitude for the many contributions it and owner Ben Humphreys made in advancing the efforts of this organization. David Gardner, Chairman of the Board of the Agent Alliance and President of Advantage Communications Group LLC, presented the plaque. To read the proclamation, click the link below.