Serving New Mexico For More Than 60 Years
At PVT we are steadily striving to be the area’s best telecommunications provider, equaling or surpassing those seen in large metropolitan areas. We hire locally and currently have more than 100 employees in SE New Mexico. As a company and as part of your communities we focus on you. PVT employees volunteer in their communities, we partner with business in the area, and we sponsor local events. Reinvesting in the communities we serve is our highest priority.
Peñasco Valley Telephone Cooperative is very proud to have been serving in this area for more than 60 years. The telecommunications industry has changed dramatically from the time we began until now. Through strategic planning and a committed Board of Directors, PVT has positioned itself to respond to an increasing demand for voice, video and data related communications solutions.
In order to protect your interests, PVT continues to be very active in the regulatory arena. This is of ever increasing importance. We realize that technological capabilities are not enough. Our employees continually train to develop and maintain the skills needed. It is the skills, abilities and commitment of our employees that differentiates us from our competitors.
Today, PVT strives to provide our members with the same quality and selection of telecommunications services available anywhere in the world. It is important to us to provide superior, personalized service and to actively support the communities we serve. We donate to and sponsor activities in the various schools in our serving area, FFA/4H, Grammy’s House, United Way, county fairs, the Artesia General Hospital Fund, and many more. We have awarded 105 scholarships since the inception of our Education Foundation.
When it comes to technology, PVT leads the way; and when it comes to local commitment, no one can match our home-grown dedication.
As a member , you are an owner in a unique business, a communications cooperative. And, as an owner you have the following privileges:
- You have a vote; you elect the Board of Directors.
- You invest in your community. PVT is a local company.
- You are served by friends and neighbors.
We seek to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. PVT and its subsidiaries are committed to providing high quality telecommunications, products and services to our customers. We will accomplish our mission with:
- Honesty and integrity
- Sound financial stewardship
- Responsive and caring customer service
- Skilled, committed and enabled employees
- Commitment to the communities we serve
Provide progressive high quality Communication Services
Continue to grow a competitive and vibrant business
Professionalism – We approach all aspects of our business with honesty, integrity, accountability, dedication and pride.
Company First – We are selfless advocates of the company by representing the communities we serve to develop customer loyalty with the best customer experience through high quality products and timely service and regularly welcoming feedback for continuous improvement.
Optimistic – We positively view business challenges by proactively and respectfully working together to explore possibilities with a “can do” attitude and a sense of humor.
Visionary – We challenge the status quo by courageously evolving through experimentation, resilience, agility, and ongoing learning and remain the industry leader in our community.
Winning Together – We attract and retain top talent by insuring employee engagement through empowerment, teamwork, developmental opportunities, celebrating successes and ongoing recognition.
MEET OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
Mr. Lovelace has over 35 years of progressive, diverse, senior management experience. His executive experience is in start up and fortune 100 companies. His functional experience spans general management; product development; product management; market and business development; strategic planning; sales; marketing; and IS. Glenn was an executive with Nortel Networks where he created the world’s largest and most successful telework program and had global responsibility for a $500M business unit. He is also a co-inventor of call waiting on caller ID. He managed the design and launched a digital telephone portfolio that sold over $5B. He is an AT&T trained network engineer and founded three companies and served as an advisor or director of a dozen. Lovelace earned his B.S. degree in Business and Public Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas with a major in marketing and minors in computer science and finance. He also earned an MBA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business, with a concentration in technology development.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Back row, from left: Ronald Houghtaling, Marc Kincaid, Stetson Elkins, Mike Casabonne,
Front row, from left: Frank Sisneros, Roxann Sallee, Carol Gutierrez, Jeremiah Johnson, Not pictured: Dwight Menefee.