ATLANTA, May 12, 2014 — AT&T Business Solutions (ABS), a division of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)  today announced AT&T Vice President, Government/Education John Stuhrenberg has received the Industry Leadership Award in the annual StateScoop 50 Awards, which recognizes leaders from the private sector whose work is focused on serving government customers’ information technology needs.

“I’m honored to receive the StateScoop award and accept on behalf of our team at AT&T who are committed to serving the public sector,” Stuhrenberg said.  “Innovation in state and local government continues to grow and it’s great to see StateScoop raising awareness.”

 “More than 50,000 voters logged on to StateScoop last month to narrow down hundreds of reader nominations, in six categories, helping us to identify the top 50 visionary leaders, programs and rising stars that best highlight the transformational changes being made in state and local government,” said David Stegon of StateScoop.

"My team and I were delighted by the tremendous number of nominations and votes we received from our readers," said Goldy Kamali CEO of FedScoop. "We are thrilled to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of the top 50 State IT leaders from government and tech who are making meaningful contributions to their organizations and communities."

Stuhrenberg, who is based in Atlanta, is responsible for account management of all AT&T government and education clients in the eastern half of the U.S. and joined the company in 1982.

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