Position: President, West Area

Jerry Gallegos is president of the West Area for Sprint, covering 23 western states in eight regions. He reports to Chief Commercial Officer Dow Draper.

Based in Phoenix, Jerry is responsible for sales strategy and execution, network oversight, customer service, marketing communications and general operations. This strategy enables him to create a culture of ownership at the market level, uniting employees in the common objective of winning locally across all sales channels (prepaid, postpaid, business and enterprise).

Under Jerry’s leadership, the Area, which includes Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle, San Francisco, Dallas and Chicago, develops market-specific offerings that serve the needs of consumer and business customers.

Prior to joining Sprint, Jerry was vice president of field sales for the West at Cox Communications, responsible for retail, third party retail and direct sales activity in Arizona, Las Vegas and California. Previously, he served as vice president of sales for the Southwest region at Cox.

With more than 25 years of wireless and cable communications industry experience, Jerry has also had leadership positions at Alltel Wireless, Western Wireless, AT&T Broadband/Comcast and Verizon Wireless.

Jerry earned a bachelor’s degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He and his wife, Missy, have three children and live in Paradise Valley, Arizona.