Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales announced that James “JT” Thome has been named Director of Operations. Thome brings nearly 15 years of experience in information technology and executive-level management to the company. In addition to his work with software engineering, e-commerce and logistics, Thome will also be called upon for his experience in business development and marketing.
“We’re glad to welcome JT to Cellular Sales,” said Dane Scism, founder and CEO. “His background and skills are exactly what our company needs to prime our infrastructure for continued growth and success.”
Prior to joining Cellular Sales, Thome was Chief Operating Officer of Textbooks.com, the nation’s leading online retailer of new and used textbooks. Under Thome’s leadership, sales grew nearly 70 percent in one year.
Thome has also held high-level positions with Jewelry Television in Knoxville, Tenn., WebMD and AT&T.
“I’m excited to be back in Knoxville and working for Cellular Sales,” said Thome. “It is a fantastic company that’s growing by leaps and bounds, and I’m proud to be a part of their team.”
Thome graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also holds an MBA from Emory University. He resides in Knoxville.
About Cellular Sales
Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, is an 18-year-old privately held company founded and headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. The company operates more than 400 stores across the United States. For the past three years, Inc. Magazine has named Cellular Sales one of the nation’s fastest growing retail companies in the country. For more information about Cellular Sales, visit www.CellularSales.com.