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Michael A. Huber Chairman of the Board
Mr. Huber has been a director since April 2005, and has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 2009. Since January 2004, Mr. Huber has served as a Managing Principal of Quadrangle Group LLC, a private investment firm, and since January 2010, Mr. Huber also has served as President of Quadrangle. Mr. Huber currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Holdings Inc., GET AS and Lumos and Tower Vision Mauritius Limited and as a managing member of Access Spectrum LLC and of Hargray Holdings LLC. Mr. Huber is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Macalester College.
Timothy G. Biltz
Mr. Biltz has been a director since December 2006. Mr. Biltz was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos”), a publicly traded fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunications services, in April 2012 and as a director of Lumos in May 2012. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Biltz was the Chief Operating Officer of SpectraSite, Inc., a publicly traded wireless and broadcast signal tower company. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Biltz was employed by Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc. in a number of posts of increasing responsibility, ultimately serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for sales, marketing, information technology, distribution, operations and human resources. Mr. Biltz also serves on the Board of Directors of Cleveland Unlimited, Inc., a privately held prepaid wireless provider operating Revol Wireless. Mr. Biltz previously served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Horizon PCS, Inc., a publicly traded wireless services provider, from August 2004 until July 2005 and, after Horizon PCS, Inc.’s merger with iPCS, Inc., a publicly traded wireless provider, served on the iPCS Board of Directors from July 2005 through December 2009 and as its Chairman from November 2006 through December 2009. Mr. Biltz previously served on the Board of Directors of SpectraSite, Inc. from June 2004 to August 2005.
David A. Chorney
Mr. Chorney has been a director since July 2013. He is a Vice President of Quadrangle Group LLC. Mr. Chorney previously served as a Vice President at Credit Suisse Group AG in the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) group, having joined the investment banking division in New York in 2007. From 2003, he practiced as a corporate attorney at the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP as a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions group in New York. Mr. Chorney holds an M.B.A. from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He received his B.Sc. degree in Medical & Health Physics from McMaster University.
Rodney D. Dir
Mr. Dir has been a director since October 2011. Mr. Dir is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Bridge, Inc., a wireless spectrum management company, a position he has held since May 2011. From 2007 to 2011, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Firethorn Holdings, Inc., a privately held provider of mobile banking and mobile commerce services, which was acquired by Qualcomm Incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary in November 2007. From 2005 to 2007, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cincinnati Bell, Inc., a publicly traded company and provider of telecommunication services. Between 1984 and 2005, Mr. Dir served in various positions having increasing levels of responsibility with various telecom companies, including T-Mobile, Powertel and GTE.
Stephen C. Duggan
Mr. Duggan has been a director since November 2012. Mr. Duggan currently serves as the Vice President & General Manager, Global Financial Shared Services of Viacom, Inc., a publicly traded global entertainment company, where he also previously served, from 2012 through February 2013, as a Senior Director, Service Management. From 2010-2011, he was President and then President & Chief Executive Officer, of Athlon Sports Communications, Inc., a privately held multi-platform media and sports marketing company. He also served as a director of Athlon Sports until August 2012. Prior to Athlon, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Media Group, Inc. from 2008 to 2009, and served as its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer earlier in 2008. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Duggan was the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Publishing Group of America, Inc., and served as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Duggan has served on the Board of Directors and is Chairman of the Audit Committee of Questex Media Group, Inc., a privately held global business to business communications company, since 2009.
Daniel J. Heneghan
Mr. Heneghan has been a director since February 2006. Mr. Heneghan currently serves as an advisor to the semiconductor industry. Mr. Heneghan previously held the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intersil Corporation, a high-performance analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit company, from its inception in August 1999 until June 2005. From 1980 until 1999, he held various management positions in finance, information technology, purchasing and operations for Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets, including the position of Vice President and Controller of Harris Semiconductor Corporation, which he held from 1996 until leaving the company. Mr. Heneghan also serves on the Boards of Directors and Audit Committees of the following publicly traded companies: Pixelworks, Inc., Micrel, Inc., and Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
James A. Hyde
Mr. Hyde was appointed to his current positions of Chief Executive Officer and President and a director in December 2009, after joining the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2009. Previously, he was employed by Deutsche Telekom and VoiceStream Wireless, a telecommunications and information technology service company, from 1997 to 2009 and was appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of T-Mobile UK (a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom) in January 2006. He also served as a member of the T-Mobile International Executive Management Committee and as an Executive Advisor to the T-Venture Funds. From 2002 until January 2006, Mr. Hyde served as Vice President of U.S. Indirect Sales and Sales Operations for T-Mobile USA. In 2000, Mr. Hyde became Executive Director of U.S. Sales Operations for VoiceStream Wireless and, following Deutsche Telekom’s July 2001 acquisition of VoiceStream (renamed T-Mobile), he held this position until 2002. Mr. Hyde joined VoiceStream Wireless in 1997 as a Director of Regional Indirect Sales and Operations. In connection with the spin-off of 100% of our wireline business into Lumos in October 2011, Mr. Hyde served as the interim Chief Executive Officer of Lumos until April 2012, and continues as a member of the Board of Directors of Lumos. Mr. Hyde also currently serves on the Board of Directors and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board for the Competitive Carriers Association.
Ellen O’Connor Vos
Ms. Vos has been a director since October 2011. Ms. Vos is currently, and has been since 1989, the Chief Executive Officer of Grey Healthcare Group, a healthcare advertising and communications company and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since 1994. Previously, she held officer positions with Phase Five Communications, a medical education firm, of which she was also the founder, and with Pfizer Inc. Ms. Vos serves on the compensation committee of Vogel Farina LLC, a privately held pharmaceutical communications firm, affiliated with Grey Healthcare Group.