Dane Scism - CEO of Cellular Sales

Meet Dane

Customer satisfaction through meaningful, in-person interaction has always been a cornerstone of Dane Scism’s vision for Cellular Sales. It’s this commitment to service that has distinguished our CEO along with the company itself, transforming what was once a small local business into the country’s premier Verizon retail partner.

Since buying Cellular Sales in 1993 with this wife, Margaret, Dane’s leadership has resulted in tremendous growth and success. From a single shopping center location and a handful of mall kiosks in East Tennessee, we have since expanded to nearly 800 stores across 41 states. He has brought more productivity per door than any other agent within Verizon’s indirect channel. Dane’s effective and inspiring leadership style was featured in Jeb Blount’s best-selling book, “People Follow You: The Real Secret to Inspiring Your Team to Take Action.”

Dane holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. In 2014, he was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by UT’s Haslam School of Business. He has served on the board of directors for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and the executive cabinet for the United Way campaign for East Tennessee.


Meet the rest of our executive team

JT Thome - COO of Cellular Sales

JT Thome

Chief Operating Officer
JT Thome has a history of fostering exceptional growth through intelligent business leadership.
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Pam White - CFO of Cellular Sales

Pam White

Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Pam White’s financial and strategic direction has helped to transform Cellular Sales into a thriving national retailer.
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Brett Patterson - Executive VP, Sales

Brett Patterson

Executive Vice President, Sales
The breadth of Brett Patterson’s experience in Sales and Sales Management spans three decades.
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Reese Thomas - General Counsel of Cellular Sales

Reese Thomas

General Counsel
Reese Thomas has over 20 years of business and legal experience, the wealth of which he brings to Cellular Sales.
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