Granite Receives Prestigious Boston Business Journal Corporate Ally Award for Commitment to LGBT Solidarity

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Earning accolades for inclusivity, the company continues to lead with pioneering LGBTQIA+ initiatives

QUINCY, Mass., April 17, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Granite Telecommunications, a leading $1.85 billion provider of communications and technology solutions to businesses and government entities, has been recognized as one of the recipients of the esteemed Boston Business Journal Corporate Ally Award for 2024. This accolade is awarded to Massachusetts-based companies that exhibit a strong commitment to fostering awareness and solidarity within the LGBT community.

Since its establishment in 2019, Granite’s internal LGBTQIA+ affinity group, Granite RockOUT, has been at the forefront of the company’s efforts to nurture an inclusive and supportive work environment. With over 50 members, RockOUT is dedicated to uplifting the voices and experiences of Granite’s LGBTQIA+ team members and allies.

Rob Hale, President and CEO of Granite, expressed his pride in the company’s achievements, stating, “Receiving the LGBT Corporate Ally Award is a testament to Granite’s unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion. At Granite, we’ve fostered a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves, and initiatives like RockOUT are essential to that mission. We are honored by this recognition and will continue to champion positivity and inclusivity at every level of our operations.”

Raul Medina, National Relationship Development Manager and chair of Granite RockOUT, added, “This award is not just a recognition of our efforts and the support of Granite’s leadership, but a celebration of the strength and vibrancy of our LGBTQIA+ community within Granite. As chair of RockOUT and co-chair of CANDID, I’ve seen firsthand the powerful impact that a welcoming and supportive environment can have on individuals and on our company as a whole.”

The Boston Business Journal’s Corporate Ally Award shines a spotlight on organizations that go above and beyond in their advocacy for the LGBT community. Granite’s efforts demonstrate a sincere dedication to ensuring all team members feel valued and supported, setting a benchmark for corporate responsibility and community engagement.

For more information about Granite and its diversity and inclusion initiatives, please visit

About Granite
Granite delivers advanced communications and technology solutions to businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.85 billion company serves more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management, supporting more than 650,000 locations. Founded in 2002, Granite has grown to be one of the largest competitive telecommunications carriers in the U.S. by simplifying sourcing and management of voice, data and cellular service with a single point of contact and consolidated invoicing for all locations nationwide. Today, Granite supports customers with a wide range of services, including access, UCaaS, mobile voice and data, and MSP solutions for SD-WAN, monitoring and network management. Granite employs more than 2,220 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts, and 10 regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit

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Jeremy Robison, Granite Telecommunications, 617.845.4027, [email protected], 

Jennifer Rumble, CerconeBrownCompany, 704-923-6378, [email protected], 

SOURCE Granite Telecommunications

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