Callahan is among 30 top executives in Philadelphia to be recognized in SmartCEO’s Executive Management Awards program March 14th, 2013

Warwick, NY March 12, 2013 – Alteva (previously referred to as WVT Communications Group) (NYSE MKT: ALTV), the parent company of leading cloud communications pioneers, announces today that its Chief Financial Officer, Brian Callahan, has been named an Executive Management Award winner for 2013, by SmartCEO. The Executive Management Awards program recognizes the achievements of Greater Philadelphia’s management all-stars. Winners are recognized for their creative management vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy and undeniable work ethic.

“I’m thrilled to be among this prestigious group of award winners,” comments Callahan. “Alteva has made fantastic strides in recent years to become one of the top ten largest hosted IP telephony and UC providers in North America. To be recognized by SmartCEO for this award is more of a testimony to the organization as a whole, not one person. We are all honored.”

Alteva is a cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solutions provider that delivers UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence and advanced voice applications for the desktop.

The Executive Management Awards highlight chief executives who have gone above and beyond to support their organizations’ initiatives. SmartCEO profiles chief executives in the Mid-Atlantic in four categories: CFO, CIO/CTO, COO and CXO. SmartCEO accepts award applications online and via email, which are reviewed by an independent panel of business leaders who select winners based on the quality of the nominations. Each year, the winners are profiled inPhiladelphia SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in March.

“All too often, senior leaders in an organization become unsung heroes. This is why SmartCEO designed the Executive Management Awards. The 2013 EMA winners are not only taking their companies and co-workers to new heights, but they are also leaders within the communities where we work and live,” says Jaime Nespor, group publisher of SmartCEO magazine, “We are honored to award each of these individuals and tell the stories of their achievements and contributions.”

Over 350 local C-level guests will celebrate this elite group of executives at an award ceremony on March 14, 2013 at The Crystal Tea Room.

For more information about Alteva, visit You can also follow Alteva  on Twitter  @AltevaInc or call 1-877-258-3821.

Alteva, a cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solutions provider, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva’s service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva’s voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva’s customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Alteva is one of the top ten largest hosted IP telephony and UC providers in North America.

About SmartCEO
SmartCEO is an exclusive community of CEOs and business executives, highly regarded mentors and well-respected thought leaders whose experiences benefit their own organizations and the communities in which they serve. SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through the pages of our award-winning magazine, connections at our C-level events and access to valuable online resources. For more than a decade, SmartCEO has been a leader in helping CEOs tell their stories in-print, in-person and most recently in-video. SmartCEO’s Mid-Atlantic focus began in Baltimore and has grown to include Philadelphia, Washington DC, and has recently expanded to New York City.

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