ePhones.com announced the addition of several new executives to its senior management. Eric Kahn, Vice President of Marketing, joined ePhones.com from Visa USA; Dominic Constantino, Vice President of Business Marketing joined the company from Beyond.com; and Cassandra Kanuk, Director of Web Development, came from Netscape. These new additions follow the recent appointment of Steven Yeffa, formerly of Leasing Solutions, Inc., as Chief Financial Officer.
With over twenty years of corporate level brand management and marketing experience, Eric Kahn joined ePhones.com from Visa USA. At Visa, Kahn was Vice President of Consumer Product Management, building the consumer credit card business for the Classic, Gold and Platinum cards as well as developing new products. Prior to that Kahn was a Principal of Document Protection Services and Vice President of Credit Card Marketing for Wells Fargo Bank. Kahn also served as brand manager at The Clorox Company. He received his BBA from the University of Massachusetts and MBA from UCLA Graduate School of Business.
Dominic Constantino joined ePhones.com from Beyond.com, where he served as Director of Marketing for the Direct eCommerce Division. Constantino has over 12 years of information technology experience with Internet companies, peripheral manufacturers, industrial distributors and start-ups. Prior to Beyond.com, he served as Director of Marketing at Xirlink, and as National Sales Manager for All American Semiconductor. Constantino graduated from Cal Poly State University in 1987.
Prior to joining ePhones.com, Cassandra Kanuk served as Systems Engineer in the Website Operations team at Netscape. Kanuk has over 19 years experience in Internet, communications and information technology. Prior to Netscape, Kanuk was Webmaster at CyberStar and Information Systems Project Manager for Space Systems/Loral. Kanuk has published over sixty reviews in InfoWorld magazine and has contributed to over five internationally distributed computer magazines.
CFO Steven L. Yeffa has over nineteen years of senior level finance and corporate management experience. Prior to joining ePhones, he served as Executive Vice president and Chief Financial Officer for Leasing Solutions Inc., where he directed the worldwide financial operations of the publicly traded leasing company. Before Leasing Solutions, Yeffa was Vice President at Matsco Financial Corp. Yeffa is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of California and completed a degree in Lease Management at Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He is the author of “Lessor’s Guide to Building a Relationship for Successful Funding.”
“Dominic, Steven, Eric and Cassandra bring years of valuable experience and proven talent,” says ePhones.com CEO Mike Merrill. “We’re building a world class team, and this core group represents the strong upward direction ePhones is taking in our continued growth and success.”
ePhones.com offers the widest selection of wireless services available online, including: cellular and PCS phones, accessories, pagers, wireless modems, long distance, and information services. With over 11 years experience in wireless, ePhones offers services through 44 carriers nationwide, including: AT&T Wireless (NYSE:T), Sprint PCS (NASDAQ:PCS) MCI Worldcom (NASDAQ:WCOM), Qwest (NASDAQ:QWST), SkyTel, and PageMart (NASDAQ:PMWI). Unlike other sites, every phone and rate plan ePhones offers is available to buy online.
ePhones.com is backed by U.S. Venture Partners, Alta Partners, and Alta Communications. The company is based in Fremont, CA, with retail stores in California, Washington and Utah, and is privately held.Details