Mark McHale, Vice President Public Affairs and Community Relations
JONESBORO, Ark. – (February 1, 2022) – Ritter Communications, the largest privately held telecommunications service provider in the Mid-South, announces Mark McHale has been hired as Vice President, Public Affairs and Community Relations. In his role, McHale is responsible for developing and maintaining strong, productive relationships with federal, state, and local leaders in the markets Ritter serves.
As Ritter Communications continues to expand its industry-leading high-speed 100% fiber telecom services across the Mid-South, McHale is helping the company stand by its “Right by You” pledge to be a good corporate neighbor to its customers and communities. In this capacity, McHale is helping the company maintain compliance with the rapidly changing state and federal regulatory landscape, identifying public-private partnership opportunities where the company can help cities and counties close the digital divide, and facilitating Ritter’s activity in those areas.
“At Ritter Communications, we have built a reputation of trust and unwavering high-quality service with our customers and the communities we serve,” said Alan Morse, CEO of Ritter Communications. “That reputation is a badge we wear with honor. Bringing Mark onto the Ritter Communications team is yet another step toward growing that relationship with our customers and reinforcing our commitment to being ‘Right by You.’”
Prior to joining Ritter Communications, McHale served in a variety of comparable leadership positions within the telecommunications industry, leading public relations and communications efforts for several nationally recognized companies. Most recently, he served as Associate Administrator for the Office of Strategic Communication in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. General Services Administration where he worked closely with the Executive branch of the federal government and many of its agencies, staying current on technology modernization progress across the nation.
“Mark joins us with unparalleled experience and insight into both the telecommunications industry and the inner workings of the federal government. He is a valuable member of our team as we become increasingly involved in leading Arkansas, Tennessee and the Mid-South in an aggressive mission to bring high-quality connectivity to our rural communities,” said Bob Mouser, Vice President and General Manager, Hometown Services for Ritter Communications. “We look forward to all that Mark will accomplish in cultivating and nurturing relationships in the cities we serve currently, and those we plan to enter in the near future.”
Ritter Communications is a regional telecommunications provider, headquartered in Jonesboro, Arkansas serving over 106 communities in the region across four states with a full suite of innovative communications services. Learn more at RitterBusiness.com or RightFiber.com.
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Ritter Communications is the largest privately held telecommunications service provider in the Mid-South, offering world-class broadband fiber, telecom, video, cloud and data services. The company has grown rapidly over the years, investing millions recently in technology infrastructure and is now serving over 106 communities with more than 45,000 business, residential and wholesale customers in Arkansas, Texas, Missouri and Tennessee. Headquartered in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Ritter Communications invests heavily in the communities it serves by deploying proven, best-in-class infrastructure and technology, while coupling it with a world-class customer-focused experience. For more information visit, RitterBusiness.com or RightFiber.com.