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Jim Defranco

Executive Vice President of Dish Network:

Jim Defranco is the executive vice president of dish network. Jim Defranco, formally known as James Defranco, partnered up with Charlie Ergen, the current CEO of dish network to form Echostar in 1980. James Defraco then became management of dish network when dish network came around. Jim Defranco is currently the Executive Vice President of Dish of sales and distribution.

Attending Clarkson College of technology, Jim Defranco had an emphasis in industrial distribution and currently is still doing distribution at Dish Network. After leaving his Postdam New York college, he worked as many various positions at Echostar. Jim Defranco was president of the Echo Acceptance corp. He was also involved with HTS and HT Ventures.

Jim Defranco and his gambling buddy Charlie Ergen, who later became the CEO of dish network, liked to play blackjack and both were known from other sources to be card counters. This got them in trouble as they got kicked out of a casino and Las Vegas after being accused. After they got kicked out on the street, they saw a truck driving around with a satelite dish and that's how Dish Network and Echostar started. Charlie Ergen, Jim Defranco and Charlie's future wife Cantey Ergen all decided to put together $60000 and buy two satellite dishes and also began driving around in a truck and selling satellite dishes from out of the truck. As they drove around they ran off the road and ruined one of their satellite dishes.

After one of the dishes broke, Jim Defranco and Charlie Ergen still had another operational dish left to display their products. This was how Dish Network and Echostar were born. Jim Defranco currently is the executive vice president of sales and distribution at Dish Network.

"A weasel comes to say "Happy New Year" to the chickens"

Jim Defranco        James Defranco

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