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Verizon CFO Fran Shammo to Welcome City of Lake Mary and Seminole County Dignitaries to April 25 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Verizon's Lake Mary Finance Center Building

Gov. Rick Scott Has Also Been Invited

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon will officially open its new $50 million, 220,000 square-foot Lake Mary Finance Center building with a coffee reception, ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the facility on Friday (April 25).  Fran Shammo, Verizon's chief financial officer, will speak at the event, as will Lake Mary Mayor David Mealor and Bob Dallari, chairman, Seminole County Board of County Commissioners. Gov. Rick Scott has also been invited.

WHEN:

April 25, 2014


10:30 a.m. – ribbon cutting ceremony and comments


11 a.m. – media interviews and building tours



WHERE:

899 Heathrow Park Lane


Lake Mary, Fla. 32746



WHO:

Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Verizon


David Mealor, mayor - city of Lake Mary


Bob Dallari, chairman – Seminole County Board of County Commissioners



BACKGROUND:       The location for Verizon's Lake Mary Finance Center was announced on Feb. 13, 2013.  That same day, the company detailed its plans to employ 750 people in a new, $50 million, 220,000 square-foot building. Groundbreaking was March 26, 2013. The Verizon finance operation has been functioning in temporary offices located at 901 International Parkway.  The company had employees transfer to these offices early last year and has been hiring and training new employees throughout the past 14 months. 



The new building features advanced network capabilities, a 200-person conference center, fitness center, full-service cafeteria, plus many other features. It is LEED (Leadership in Energy Development & Design) certified from the U.S. Green Building Council and also features six electric vehicle charging stations as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge program.

SOURCE Verizon

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