Anthony W. Thomas is a businessperson who has been the head of 10 different companies. Presently, Mr. Thomas holds the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Windstream Holdings, Inc. and President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Windstream Services LLC, Chief Executive Officer of Broadview Networks Holdings, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer of Windstream NTI LLC, President & Director at Windstream Communications LLC, President & Director at Windstream Holding of the Midwest, Inc., President & Director at Windstream Communications Kerrville LLC, President & Director at Windstream Nebraska, Inc. and Chief Financial Officer of PAETEC Holding LLC (which are all subsidiaries of Windstream Holdings, Inc.).
In the past Anthony W. Thomas occupied the position of President, CEO, CFO & Director at Uniti Group, Inc., President for Paetec Communications, Inc. (North Carolina), Chief Financial Officer for Lexcom, Inc., Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young LLP, Controller for Alltel Holding Corp. and Vice President-Investor Relations of Alltel Corp.
He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
Windstream Communications is a provider of voice and data network communications (broadband, VoIP, MPLS), and managed services (virtual servers, managed firewall, data storage, cloud-based voice, etc.), to businesses in the United States. The company also offers residential broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers within its coverage area. It is the ninth largest residential telephone provider in the country with service covering more than 8.1 million people in 21 states. Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, Windstream has more than $6 billion in annual revenues and is listed on the SP 500 index.