Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a leading provider of communications solutions to businesses and government agencies throughout North America, announced that Sana Sheikh has been promoted to Vice President of Transformation, Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of Strategic Affairs. In her new role, Ms. Sheikh will spearhead cross-functional initiatives to strengthen and scale Granite’s next-generation voice, broadband and data solutions, while continuing to supervise regulatory matters, government relations, carrier partnerships and vendor relationships.
Ms. Sheikh joined Granite in 2015 as a member of Granite’s in-house legal team and has since become responsible for strategic initiatives which have helped to propel the company from $1 billion in annualized revenue to $1.65 billion during her tenure. In 2017, Ms. Sheikh played a critical role in Granite’s award of the $50 billon General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructures Solutions (“EIS”) contract. In 2021, Ms. Sheikh helped lead efforts for Granite’s proposal and award to provide SD-WAN, broadband and managed services to a large federal agency with over 30,000 locations nationwide with responsibilities for the mail. Ms. Sheikh has represented Granite on competitive policy issues at the FCC and served on panels for the Federal Communications Bar Association, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions and INCOMPAS.
“Sana is a shining example of the talent and creative capabilities within Granite,” said Rob Hale, Granite President & CEO. “Competition, innovation and service are the backbone of our company, and I am excited to take bold steps into Granite’s future with a gifted team and Sana at the helm of our transformation initiatives.”
Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.65 billion company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management. Granite launched in 2002 and grew quickly by helping businesses simplify sourcing and managing local and long-distance phone services with one point of contact and one invoice for all their locations nationwide. Today, Granite is the leader in aggregating Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS) and has extended its unique value proposition – “one company, one contact, one bill” – to include a range of advance business communications services, including Internet access, SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX, SIP trunking, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and much more. Granite employs more than 2,400 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.