FairPoint Communications, Inc., a leading provider of communications services to rural and small urban communities across the country, today announced the appointment of Patrick T. Hogan to the position of Senior Vice President and Controller. Mr. Hogan will succeed Lisa R. Hood, who has been promoted to the new position of Chief Operating Officer -- FairPoint Telecom Group.
"Pat Hogan will add further depth to our management team and brings invaluable experience as we move forward with the integration of our pending merger with the Verizon wireline operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont," said Gene Johnson, FairPoint's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Ms. Hood's experience and knowledge of the existing operations will ensure that we continue to provide excellent service and products to our legacy companies."
Mr. Hogan, age 39, has served as the Vice President, Finance and Controller of Hawaiian Telcom since July 2005. Prior to Hawaiian Telcom, Mr. Hogan held positions with RCN Corporation, Vornado Realty Trust, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. and Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). He received a B.B.A. with a concentration in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Notre Dame Law School. Mr. Hogan is both a certified public accountant and an attorney.