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Dennis Bone

Company: Verizon
Location: NJ
Industry: Telecommunications

Biography:
Dennis M. Bone is President of Verizon New Jersey and responsible for all of Verizon’s corporate interests in New Jersey.

He started his Verizon career in 1979 as an outside plant engineer for New Jersey Bell. He worked in operations, competitive assessment, regulatory matters and external affairs before being named President & CEO of Bell Atlantic–West Virginia in July, 1995. He returned to New Jersey in June, 2000 as President of Verizon New Jersey.

Bone is a 1973 graduate of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology, with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and economics from Rutgers University and a Master of Science degree in counseling from The Johns Hopkins University. He also has been awarded three honorary doctorates.