Vice President of Construction and Service Enablement

Jeff was appointed Vice President of Construction and Service Enablement in December 2023. In this role, he leads TDS’ internal construction teams and is responsible for centralized customer enablement functions.

Since joining TDS Telecom as a network engineer in 1999, Jeff has gained a wealth of knowledge in network engineering, capacity planning, centralized network operations, field operations, and field services. Jeff has displayed strong leadership abilities across the planning and operations teams, most recently serving as the director of New Market Implementation. In that position, Jeff was responsible for the strategic vision and execution of the implementation, support, and ongoing maintenance functions for all Out of Territory (OOT) network operations.

Jeff earned an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Science in telecommunications from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Jeff is a distinguished United States Army veteran. During his remarkable 11-year career with the Wisconsin Army National Guard, he was a Ranger qualified infantry officer who received the Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Army Commendation Medal.

Outside of work, Jeff enjoys staying active, whether he is training for triathlons or enjoying evening walks with his wife.

Jeff Mand