Wireless Lifestyle's Core Values describe the core beliefs that drive all of our decisions and actions. It is the responsibility of every Wireless Lifestyle employee to espouse each value all of the time without compromising another Core Value and where Integrity must never be sacrificed. Strict adherence to these values drives success which creates opportunity for every Wireless Lifestyle employee and provides us all with a Company that makes us proud!
Uncompromising honesty in every action and decision every time. Even when it compromises another one of our core values.
100% is only a good start!
Actions and decisions that drive measurable improvement, both personal and Company.
Each other, our customers, our partners, and our Company policies.
We always believe we can win. Seek opportunities in every challenge.
Having fun and celebrating successes is important in our journey to win! A fun atmosphere creates positive energy that builds relationships with your customers and teammates which will lead us all to greater success.
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Paul Kushnir is CEO and Co-Founder of Wireless Lifestyle. Paul has been in the wireless industry for 20 years starting his career as a store manager for a Southwestern Bell authorized dealer. From there he moved to a leading Cellular One dealer in the Kansas City area as a District Manager. Paul then took a chance on a new start-up company with a new technology, Sprint PCS. At Sprint he spent time in the Retail, Indirect/dealer and Customer Care departments gaining an extraordinary amount of knowledge about Sprint products and culture.
Along with his brother Mike Kushnir, Paul started Pasha Distribution, a cellular accessory import and distribution company in 2000. Paul and Mike built one of the most dominant players in cellular accessory distribution in the convenience store market.
Since the sale of their accessory business in 2005, Paul has leveraged his extensive retail/marketing background to build a dominant wireless dealer franchise known as Wireless Lifestyle.
Paul graduated with a degree in Business from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He currently sits as President of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City.
Mike Kushnir is President and Co-Founder of Wireless Lifestyle. Mike has spent over 14 years in retail and in the last 12 years has co-founded two successful businesses.
Mike's retail experience has primarily been in the electronics market. He worked for the largest electronics retailer in Canada and was a part of the expanding wireless market during the launch of cellular service in Canada.
After relocating to Kansas City, Mike co-founded inDezine, Inc. an interior design company to the trade industry. In 2000, Igor, along with his brother Paul Kushnir started Pasha Distribution, a cellular accessory import and distribution company. Paul and Mike built one of the most dominant players in cellular accessory distribution in the convenience store market.
Since the sale of their accessory business, Mike has leveraged his extensive retail/marketing background to build a dominant wireless dealer franchise known as Wireless Lifestyle.
David Chaffin is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Wireless Lifestyle (WL). He monitors, directs, coordinates, interprets and administers all functional activities and policies related to finance, accounting, budgeting and financial analysis within WL.
Mr. Chaffin came to Wireless Lifestyle in June 2006 with over twenty years of experience in closely held companies experiencing rapid growth. He has assisted in the growth, acquisition and sale of companies including the sale of his own company in 2005. He brings not only his accounting background but also his own entrepreneurial background to the company.
Mr. Chaffin earned his BS in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Kansas and his MBA from Rockhurst University. He also sits on the Wireless Lifestyle Executive Team.
Jeffrey Wainscott is the IT Manager for Wireless Lifestyle. His responsibilities are to oversee all IT needs including: server/network administration, computer maintenance, software deployment, communications, application/vendor support, IT infrastructure procurement and cost reduction company-wide.
In addition to 10+ years experience with networking and Information Technology, Jeffrey has served as a facilitator of corporate and customer service training programs for a Tier-1 wireless carrier.His combined experience with technology and classroom facilitation provides both the technical ability and interpersonal communication skills required to efficiently troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, without overwhelming the non-technical end user.
Marc Gould is Vice President of Operations. Marc's responsibilities include Construction management, Facilities Management, Marketing, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Communications, Product Selection, including Device and Accessory Inventory Management, Training and Information Technology for all Wireless Lifestyle locations.
Marc began his wireless career more than 20 years ago as an owner of a retail wireless business in Wichita, Kansas. After selling his business, Marc spent the next few years earning his MBA and working as a financial analyst for Koch Industries. Marc performed analysis for both the natural gas trading group as well as the business development team. After leaving Koch, Marc returned to the wireless industry and gained invaluable wireless experience at Sprint both in sales and management. While at Sprint, Marc and his team partnered with Paul and Mike Kushnir to launch Wireless Lifestyle.
Marc obtained his BS in Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurship from Wichita State University. Marc also earned an MBA, with an emphasis in Finance, from Wichita State University. Marc is a member of the Wireless Lifestyle Executive Team.
Terry King is the Product Manager for Wireless Lifestyle. He oversees the company inventory of postpaid & prepaid devices and accessories. He also is responsible for maintaining carrier product and rate plan setting in our point of sale system, product communications to the field, is a member of the WL Promo Team and manages vendor relations.
Terry has been with Wireless Lifestyle since 2008 and brings over 25 years of experience in wholesale and retail distribution, with over 10 years involvement with the wireless industry. He attended JCCC and is a member Phi Theta Kappa honor society.
Terry is a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area, married with five children and five grand children. He is an active volunteer with Boy Scouts of America - Heart of America Council where he serves as a Commissioner to his local district and a Assistant Scoutmaster to his Troop. He is also member of several area civic organizations.
Brian Young is the Vice President of Retail for Wireless Lifestyle. His responsibilities include the command of the entire retail division for the corporation.
Brian has been with the company since its inception in August 2004. He has served as a Retail Store Manager, District Sales Manager and Regional Sales Manager before becoming the Vice President of Sales in 2007. In 2012 Wireless Lifestyle merged the sales and service channels and Brian now leads both as the Vice President of Retail.
Brian got his start in the wireless industry nearly fourteen years ago with Sprint in Dallas, TX. He is now leading one of largest Sprint Preferred Retailers in the nation. Brian is also a member of the Wireless Lifestyle Executive Team.
Raised in Southwest Oklahoma Brian attended Duncan Senior High School and graduated in 1993. He then attended Oklahoma Christian University where he received a degree in Public Relations/Advertising in 1999. Brian now resides in Kansas City with his wife Kristy and three children Jackson, Brady and Griffin.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) is charity of record for Wireless Lifestyle. Wireless Lifestyle is committed to providing financial and volunteer support to BBBSKC. From clothing drives to participation in the Bowl for Kids Sake fund raiser, every WL team member has a way to help support this great organization.
Paul Kushnir, CEO of Wireless Lifestyle has been serving on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Chapter of BBBS. Paul is also proud to be the Chair for the largest BBBSKC fund raising event, Chiefs Charity Game in 2012 and 2013 which has raised over $1,000,000.
For more information about BBBS please click on the link below.Big Brothers big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
Wireless Lifestyle is proud to support Synergy Services, a Kansas City organization dedicated to preventing domestic violence and abuse. WL is a presenting sponsor of their largest annual fund raising event, Stand Up for Synergy. Paul and Shannah Kushnir were also proud to Chair the 2010 Stand Up for Synergy event helping to raise over $350,000 for the organization. For more information about Synergy Services please click on the link below.Synergy Services