Locally owned Carolina Digital Phone, Inc.has deep roots in the Piedmont Triad as a third iteration of changes in the technology field starting in 1985. Hosted Business VoIP.
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Ms. Samantha Bugge
Samantha Buggé has joined the DigitalPhone team as a Project and Provisioning Manager. She will assist with customer on-boarding, porting, billing, and any other capacity that is needed. Before she joined DigitalPhone she spent four years at her previous company where her focus was on porting telephone numbers, training, and providing excellent customer service. She enjoys working with people in order to help solve their problems or provide them with the services they need to keep their businesses running successfully.
Samantha earned her Bachelor of Science with a focus on Sport and Recreation Management from James Madison University in Virginia. She then went on to pursue her Master’s in Sports Leadership at Northeastern University in Boston.
Samantha currently resides in Colorado with her husband and dog where they spend their time hiking, exploring Colorado, and traveling.
Beth serves as Vice President for Carolina Digital Phone, Inc. She has a BS in Accounting from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, and earned CPA status before joining Ernst & Young in 1988. After working in audit at Ernst & Young, Beth worked as an Internal Auditor with Cone Mills Corporation.
With an extensive background in accounting she approves the annual budget, monitors financial reports such as balance sheets, cash flow statements, profit-and-loss statements and departmental budgets in addition to reviewing year-end results, tax filings and annual reports.
Mitchell serves as Manager of new customer deployment and scheduling of new customer on-boarding with our feature rich hosted VoIP services. Mitchell Smith, joined the Carolina Digital team after spending more than two years with AT&T. Prior to AT&T Mitchell worked for CitiBank as a customer representative and trainer to provide customers with consistent, reliable, and effective project management to ensure all major and minor projects are completed on time, and in scope. During his time at Citi-Bank in 2013 he was awarded the Quality of Excellence Award. At Carolina Digital he coordinates schedules with new customer installs, communicated with new customers with deployment plans, troubleshooting and diagnosing repairs and implementing upgrades.
The company’s founder Nicky Smith serves as Chief Executive Officer of Carolina Digital Phone and related companies. Nicky’s experience in telecom applications and solving problems for business owners has proven to be a most valuable asset to business owners looking for more effective and efficient methods to maintain low cost telecommunications and enabling features only available to larger Fortune 500 companies using hosted telecom applications like call queues, auto attendants, follow-me find-me and complex call routing rules.
As an Account Executive for Carolina Digital Phone, Chris Villa believes in the power to connect clients and communities via reliable and affordable telecommunications. Chris has always maintained a service mindset during a rich and diverse career. Her advertising and marketing experience includes management stints in the media, including publications in Fayetteville, Lumberton, Laurinburg and Lenoir, N.C. For Chris, the service experience comes down to care, communication and prompt follow-up — to ensure maximum success for all her clients
With over 7 years of experience in diverse sales environments, and nearly a decade of experience in education, Joan has developed a superior work ethic and obtained a unique understanding of both the private and public sectors. Through a consultative sales approach, she partnered with schools, hospitals, universities, and manufacturing facilities to provide products and services that would ensure the highest levels of success in their respective organizations.
Steve Worrell serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Carolina Digital Phone. Since 1983, Steve’s professional career has spanned several industries across two Fortune 500 companies, three closely held corporations, several successful startups, and in his own professional practice.