SUN PRAIRIE, Wis., Sep 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings), the leading provider of communications services to rural America, recently announced the appointment of Rhonda Lutzke as Senior Vice President and General Manager for its Central Region Mid-State Territory, comprising Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin. In this role, Ms. Lutzke is overseeing Frontier's aggressive deployment of broadband communications and is responsible for every aspect of the customer experience. Frontier's Mid-State Territory is headquartered in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
"Rhonda is a strong customer advocate who is committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience that exemplifies Frontier's Peace of Mind service," said John J. Lass, President, Central Region, Frontier Communications. "She has a wealth of telecom experience, a solid background in marketing and a track record of outstanding success. Our broadband roll-out in our new Wisconsin territories and capital improvements planned for other markets in the Mid-State Territory will benefit from Rhonda's leadership skills and expertise. She will help this region grow and thrive and ensure our customers receive unparalleled levels of service."
Ms. Lutzke joined Frontier Communications in July 2007. Prior to July 2010, she was Area General Manager of the company's former Great Lakes Territory (WI/MI/IN/OH). In this role she was responsible for field operations, revenue/expense/capital budget development and execution, high-speed Internet expansion, customer relations, competitive analysis and implementation of Frontier's local market engagement model.
Prior to Frontier, Ms. Lutzke held a variety of senior-level management positions with TDS Telecom and Fiskars Inc. over the past 26 years. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin State Telecom Association and the Shawano Area Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Lutzke holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with an emphasis in Management and Marketing from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. She and her family reside in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications Access Solutions for medium and large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 14,800 employees. A Fortune 500 company, Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index and is the largest provider of communications services to rural America. More information is available at www.frontier.com and www.frontier.com/ir.
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Frontier Communications Corporation Patricia Amendola, 570-631-6013 PR/Communications Patricia.Amendola@ftr.com