MANKATO, Minn., July 19, 2011—HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ:HTCO, news, filings) was recently recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning “W” Company for the year 2010. Winning Companies recognize the importance of board diversity and have 20 percent or more women on their board of directors.
2020 Women on Boards is a non-profit grassroots campaign committed to increasing the percentage of women who serve on public company boards to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020. Their mission is to educate corporate stakeholders on the importance of board diversity, and to define diversity as having at least 20 percent women directors. For more information about 2020, visit http://www.2020wob.com/.
HickoryTech board members include: Robert Alton, Jr., Lyle Bosacker, James Bracke, Myrita Craig, Diane Dewbrey, John Finke, Lyle Jacobson, R. Wynn Kearney, Jr. and Dale Parker.
HickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest. With headquarters in Mankato, Minn., the corporation has 460 employees and an expanded, multi-state fiber network spanning more than 2,750 route miles serving Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. Enventis provides IP-based voice and data solutions, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosted services and communication systems to businesses across a five-state region. HickoryTech delivers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa. The Company trades on the NASDAQ, symbol: HTCO, and is a member of the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit www.hickorytech.com.