Ben Sims has been named vice president of operations at Broadband Voice. Sims joined the company in 2008 as director of VoIP. Prior to joining Broadband Voice, he worked Harrell Contracting Group and has applied his technical expertise by making a hobby out of installing audio, video and network equipment. Sims is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.
Broadband Voice has also named Michael Fowler vice president of sales. Fowler began with the company as a sales consultant in 2006 before becoming director of sales in 2013. Before joining Broadband Voice, Fowler worked at Mississippi Diagnostics lab. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama. Active in the community, Fowler has served as a Parish Council member of Holy Trinity St. John Greek Orthodox Church since 2011. He is also heavily involved in Greekfest, serving as the sponsorship chairman since 2012, and he is set to be the chairman in 2015.
Also, Laura Johns has joined Broadband Voice as vice president of marketing and corporate development. Johns has nearly a decade of experience in the utility and telecommunications industries, serving in various marketing roles at Itron (formerly SmartSynch), based in Spokane, Washington. Johns earned a bachelor of science degree in communication studies from Mississippi College and a master of arts degree in advertising and public relations from the University of Alabama. She is a Leadership Greater Jackson (LGJ) graduate and served on the LGJ board as the marketing chairperson for three years. She also served on the board of the Young Professionals Alliance of Jackson for five years.