BTC Welcomes Scott Lowry as Business Development Manager

Bixby, OK -Scott Lowry has joined Bixby Telephone Company (BTC) as Business Development Manager, reporting to Scott Floyd, Director of Sales & Marketing. Lowry will be responsible for evaluating new technologies, products and services for all BTC business units (including PrimeTel Communications in Tulsa), preparing business cases for new offerings, and assisting in the implementation and launch of new products and services. He will also work with many innovative, new projects associated with growth outside the Bixby service area.

He is currently working with other departments to provide fiber to the home in Bixby – the first Oklahoma communications provider to do so – which will pave the way for a number of new products under evaluation including video programming, Internet phone services as well as advanced Internet services. In addition, Lowry is assessing new wireless technologies which are expected to be introduced in 2006.

With 12 years experience in the local, long distance and international telecom industry, Lowry most recently was a Sarbanes Oxley consultant for WilTel and other local companies. Lowry also previously held the position of Technical Planning Engineer for McLeod USA Telecom. Prior to that, Lowry also held various management and analyst positions at WorldCom, including a two year international assignment in London.

Lowry, his wife Michelle and son Jake have lived in Tulsa since 1993. “BTC has the same excitement about telecom and technology that drew me to the industry in the early 1990’s. BTC’s customers are “tech-savvy” and continually seek the latest in communications offerings, so my job will be to stay ahead of them. I am very proud to be part of the team at BTC,” states Lowry.