CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lori Engel is the new vice president of human resources at US LEC, a telecommunications provider for businesses across the Eastern U.S.

Engel has more than 20 years of experience in human resources management. She has worked for FairPoint Communications and Goodrich Corporation.

“US LEC is fortunate to add someone the caliber of Lori Engel to lead our human resources efforts,” said US LEC Chief Executive Officer Aaron Cowell. “Lori brings a wealth of experience that will continue US LEC’s tradition of fielding and developing one of the best and most productive teams in our industry, currently over 1,100 strong.”