Peerless Network Expands Channel Team with Telecom Industry Veterans

Company Appoints Two Channel Sales Directors to Accommodate Accelerated Growth 

CHICAGO – July 9, 2020 Peerless Network, a leading-edge provider of telecommunications services and a global disruptor in the telecom industry delivering the highest quality voice solutions for VoIP and enterprise customers worldwide, announced today the appointments of Doug Littrell as Director of Channel Sales, Southeast and James Cook as Director of Channel Sales, Midwest. With nearly 50 years of combined telecom sales and leadership experience, both Littrell and Cook are responsible for Peerless’ comprehensive national channel program growth strategy with the company’s innovative portfolio of voice, UCaaS and SIP Trunking products and services that have been a crucial link in connecting businesses with remote workers.

Littrell is a proven leader and joins Peerless Network with 28 years of channel management experience in the telecom industry. Previously, he held sales and channel management leadership roles at Toshiba, TalkDesk, Shoretel and Mitel where Littrell successfully drove unprecedented Master Agent and Direct Agent enablement growth across the Southeast. With a wide range of sales success in cloud, UCaaS, VoIP and more, Littrell has empowered the channel community to drive revenue growth and market penetration.

For the past two years, Cook has been a top-performing sales executive at Peerless Network and now moves into his new leadership role of Director of Channel Sales for the Midwest region to continue growing the company’s UCaas and SIP Trunking products and services. Cook has 18 years of telecom industry experience with success in executing comprehensive enterprise communications solutions. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Doug Littrell and James Cook to the Peerless Network Channel Sales team,” stated Ryan Patterson, Vice President of Channel Sales at Peerless Network. “With increased Master Agent partnerships, including Telarus and Sandler Partners, and accelerated demand for Peerless’ work-from-anywhere voice communications solutions, our newest team members will play a pivotal part in continuing to strengthen our channel growth and empowering agent partners.” 

“With a shift in how businesses communicate remotely with their teams and customers, Peerless Network is experiencing exponential growth in our cutting-edge, simple-to-deploy, work-from-anywhere business communications solutions,” said Rick Knight, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Peerless Network.” Both Doug and James will be instrumental in collaborating with more agent partners so they can leverage our portfolio while gaining the best-in-market agent commissions.”

Earlier this year, Peerless Network added Gloria Wong, Director of Channel Sales, West and Jamie Arko as Director of Channel Sales, East to the company’s channel leadership team.

To learn more about the Peerless Network’s solutions, services and current rates, please contact the Peerless Network sales team at sales@peerlessnetwork.com.