Jamie Daubendiek takes reins of Jefferson Telecom
Jefferson Telecom this week announced the appointment of Jamie Daubendiek as general manager of the company, succeeding father Jim Daubendiek in the position.
“Jamie’s passion for the industry sprouted from his upbringing in the family business, now in the fifth generation of family involvement,” a news release stated.
Jamie Daubendiek started full-time at Jefferson Telecom in 2009 after completing his MBA in telecommunications from the University of Colorado and BA from Luther College in Decorah.
The news release issued Monday heralded Jamie Daubendiek as a “visionary leader advocating for higher internet speeds, Wi-Fi management technology, hosted phone systems for business customers and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV).”
Jamie Daubendiek has also served as the president of Jefferson Matters: Main Street since 2014.
“In his new capacity, Jamie will lead the staff setting the standards for growth in a broadband world,” Jim Daubendiek said in a statement. “I have witnessed firsthand the commitment that Jamie has, not only for the company, but for the greater community, remaining heavily involved in advancing Jefferson and Greene County.”
Jim Daubendiek was named general manager in 1988 and has worked at Jefferson Telecom for 53 years.
Jim will remain involved in Jefferson Telecom, working on special projects, while aiding in Jamie’s leadership advancement.