Ms. Perone is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in domestic and international telecommunications services. Additionally, she has successfully pioneered leading-edge service offerings for media, financial, government and global enterprise customers. Prior to joining Hibernia in 2011, Ms. Perone spent 5 years as President of XLNT Technologies, providing consulting services to a variety of private equity, investment banking and telecommunications providers. Prior to that, she was CEO of Westcom, President and CEO of Focal Communications and President, North America at Level 3 Communications. She has served on the Board of Directors for four public and six private companies in the technology and telecommunications industries over the last ten years. Kathy is a graduate of Rutgers University and majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics and Marketing.