Kenny Troutt

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Kenny A. Troutt
Born 1948
Mount Vernon, IL, U.S.
Occupation Founder and former Excel Communications CEO
Spouse(s) Lisa E. Copeland
Forbes ranked #698th richest billionaire in the world (2006)

Kenny A. Troutt (born 1948) was the founder of Excel Communications, a Texas based telecommunications company that used MLM (Multi-Level Marketing) to offer its main product, a long distance phone service. Troutt became a billionaire in 1998 when Excel was sold to Teleglobe for $3.5 billion. His share is undetermined.

Troutt is a major Republican donor, and has contributed to American Crossroads, Rick Perry, and Rick Santorum. Troutt's son, Preston, has also donated to Republican Party candidates.[1]



  1. ^ Slater, Wayne (16 July 2012). "Romney reports more than $13 million raised in Texas". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 

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