Lightyear Network Solutions, LLC
1901 Eastpoint Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223
Toll Free: (800) 393-7300 Websites: http://www.lightyear.net/
http://www.lightyearwireless.com/ http://www.lightyearky.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Lightyear_Corp Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lightyear-Network-Solutions/188749124481651 Facebook(2): http://www.facebook.com/LightyearWireless Share Structure:
Authorized Shares: 70,000,000 Outstanding Shares: 22,086,641
Lightyear Network Solutions began operations in 1993 in Louisville, Ky.
In February 2010, Lightyear (OTCBB: LYNS) became a public company. In October 2010, Lightyear acquired SouthEast Telephone.
Today, the company - operating in Louisville, Lexington and Pikeville - provides data, voice and wireless telecommunication solutions to tens of thousands of business and residential customers across North America.
As a single-source provider of advanced networking and telecom services, Lightyear offers a complete array of products, including:
- Switched, dedicated, and VoIP-based voice services
- High-speed data services
- Wireless voice and data services
- Bundled voice and data services (local access, long distance, conferencing, internet, VPN, Ethernet, MPLS, etc.)
Lightyear's position in the networking and telecommunications marketplace:
Headquarters in Louisville, KY Pikeville, KY Office
- Current (2011) Annual Revenue: $76 million
- Customers: Approx. 70,000
- Employees: As of December 31, 2011, we employed 166 people on a full-time basis.
- Lightyear has longtime partnerships with the biggest providers in the industry, including Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, Windstream, Level 3, XO Communications, tw telecom, CenturyLink, and others.
- 80,000 square foot world headquarters in Louisville, KY
- Publicly traded (OTC: LYNS) federally licensed telecom company
Stephen M. Lochmueller - Chief Executive Officer
Stephen M. Lochmueller, who previously served as Lightyear's Chief Operating Officer and then President, is the company's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lochmueller has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial business experience, with the majority in telecommunications. His management and leadership skills include start-ups, multi-channel distribution, P&L, turnarounds and executive level oversight. His entry into the telecommunications industry began in 1985 when he joined McCaw Cellular as a General Manager. In late 1992, Mr. Lochmueller was appointed as the Commonwealth of Kentucky's Technology & Communications Liaison to state agencies by then-Gov. Brereton Jones. In late 1993, Mr. Lochmueller became Vice President of Horizon Cellular until he was recruited to be an Area General Manager for startup Nextel Partners. In the early 2000s, Mr. Lochmueller served as Regional Vice President for Leap Wireless, a spin-off of Qualcomm. Mr. Lochmueller is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BGS degree.
Randy Ammon - President and Chief Operating Officer
Randy Ammon joined the Lightyear team in 2010 initially as Executive Vice President and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in May 2010. In April 2011, he added the title of President of Lightyear. Mr. Ammon has more than 20 years of telecom industry experience and has held senior level positions with Nextel Partners, AT&T and Telecom*USA. He has also served as an operational advisor, interim President and CFO for various companies ranging from start-ups to mid-size enterprises looking to implement cost containment strategies and system process redesigns. Over the years, Mr. Ammon has developed a history of building and leading cross-functional teams to achieve strategic and tactical corporate objectives across a wide variety of telecom services. Mr. Ammon graduated with a B.A. in Accounting with an emphasis in Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.