Wave Business August 13, 2018

Meet the Team

Patrick Knorr
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Patrick Knorr serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. He leads the commercial services divisions for RCN, Grande, and Wave, creating solutions for businesses of all sizes from national carriers to local, small businesses. As a thought-leader in the internet industry, Patrick has succeeded at every level of broadband and telecom. His expertise in providing a clear, concise vision to increase revenue has resulted in his recognition as one of the industry’s top executives.  In the ‘90s, Patrick helped bring internet to rural communities and schools in Kansas. Today, he drives the successful deployments of cutting edge technology services for Wave, RCN, and Grande across the United States.  If he’s not in the office, you’ll most likely find Patrick sailing or traveling with his family.

Stacey Vandell
Director, Wholesale

Stacey joined Wave in 2013 to create and lead the Wave Wholesale division, designing solutions for the complex needs of carrier and transactional clients. She and her team provide strategic planning and network resources to extend the national and global footprint for our wholesale partners. Her division designs and engineers transparent customer solutions to both extend and increase network availability, delivering a design implementation to client specifications. As an industry leader with 25 year of experience, Stacey’s previous roles include VP of Sales and founding partner at a Pacific Northwest telecommunications company. Her background includes network design, sales and channel management, and sales engineering. Stacey manages telecommunications and is a board member for Maui Sunset and she is active in her community, volunteering with youth organizations. In her free time, Stacey is an avid golfer and enjoys water sports and traveling with her family.

Paul Koss
Senior Vice President of Carrier and Wholesale

Paul serves as Senior Vice President of Carrier and Wholesale for RCN, Grande, and Wave. He also leads Wave’s Cell Backhaul, GEMS, and Sales Engineering organizations. He has over 20 years of experience leading organizations in the telecommunications and cable industries. Paul’s passions lie in building and launching new business ventures, which led him to join Wave Broadband in 2005 to build Central Operations and later develop Business Solutions in 2009. Before joining Wave, Paul worked for 6 years at AT&T in the Local Service and Access Management organization and in Teleport Communications Group (TCG). At AT&T, he led the NY and NJ Implementation teams as well as the systems and process organizations in the national customer services center. Paul received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his MBA from Notre Dame. Paul has two young boys and enjoys spending his free time with his family.