Verizon Bios

Jay Bidlack
Senior Real Estate Manager for the State of Florida at Verizon
Jay has been in the Telecommunications Industry with Verizon for 15 years. Jay's background has always been within the Network Organizations of Verizon. Jay spent 7 of his first 15 years serving in multiple Engineering, Project Management and People Management roles for Outside Plant Network FiOS deployment in Indiana and Florida.

The past 8 years Jay has held various Project Management and People Management roles for the Verizon Wireless Network Organization supporting the delivery and deployment of all Verizon Wireless Cellular Solutions. Most recently Jay took over the role of Senior Real Estate Manager for Small Cells, Inbuilding and Venue Solutions for the entire state of Florida.
Ryan Lopez
Manager Solutions Architect - Government Technology at Verizon
Ryan is an expert in connected solutions and the ‘internet of things’ including Smart Communities solutions like Verizon’s Intelligent Traffic, Intelligent Lighting, and Intelligent Video. Ryan is active in the Orlando Tech Community and sits as an advisor on the board of the Orlando Tech Association.

Ryan has extensive knowledge in developing and launching products in the following industries IoT, wearables, GPS & Asset Tracking, Mobile Dispatching, Digital Signage, internet back-up solutions, sensor technology, automated forms, inventory management, video surveillance, application development, device\radio integration and certification, and the Internet of Things. Welcome to the future!

Ask Ryan about The Verizon Partner Program, an ecosystem to help companies and entrepreneurs create and launch products in the connected solutions space. Working together Ryan can bring solutions and concepts that will revolutionize your day to day operations and develop new ideas on ways to expand and grow your business.
Michael Buerki
Senior Manager Government Business Sales-Central/West Florida at Verizon
A 24 year veteran with Verizon and resident of FL for the past 19 years, Michael Buerki is currently the Senior Manager of Government Business Sales for Central and West Florida. Michael has spent the last 12 years supporting the Govt channel and our Public Safety customers by building customer relationships, providing innovative solutions that are essential to our customers, and supporting our mission critical first responders.
Crystal Chubeck
Business Development Manager, Smart Communities at Verizon
Crystal Chubeck is a Business Development Manager in the Sustainability domain of Verizon Smart Communities. She drives awareness, creates partnerships and engages local government leaders to promote the Verizon Smart Community portfolio and sustainability solutions.

Crystal has over 25 years of telecommunication experience and has been introducing new wireless technology to government and education customers in both Pennsylvania and the South Eastern United States for over 15 years. She has partnered with many cities, campuses and other communities to leverage technology to improve the experience of citizens and students.

The Verizon Smart Communities division is leading the digital transformation of cities, universities and venues and is focused on driving economic growth, enabling environmental sustainability, and enhancing the quality of life for citizens, students and fans.
Troy M. Dunning, MBA
Manager of Business Development & Strategic Planning -Network Real Estate - State Of Florida at Verizon
Troy M. Dunning, MBA is a Manager of Business Development and Strategic Planning for Verizon's Florida Network Real Estate Team. His work in cellular services has earned him multiple awards throughout his 16 years with Verizon. When he isn't working on cellular network projects he spends time travelling and studying for his next certificate or license. He is currently working on his Florida Real Estate License.
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