Telecommunications provider BrightStar Communications has named Rudi Machilek as the firm’s chief information officer. Machilek will oversee installation of multiple-site customers and execute the design, engineering of systems.

“BrightStar Communications has seen increase in growth the past first half of 2006,” explains Mike Seibert, president of BrightStar Communications. “To continue this trend, we needed to add highly skilled staff with industry experience. Machilek has the expertise to oversee the data applications and internetworking systems that are essential to our customers business needs.”

Prior to joining BrightStar, Machilek worked in the technology sector for more than 25 years. During this time, he founded two companies, Knowledge Products and Tar Heel Consulting. BrightStar Communications delivers turnkey technology solutions through voice, communications and data applications to improve staff performance and efficiency.

The company provides installation and service for small business key systems, large network PBX systems and small-to large-enterprise combination VoIP networks.

BrightStar Communications: www.brightstarnc.com