Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Kathy was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer in 2018 and serves as the company’s Data Privacy Officer. In this senior leadership role, Kathy oversees employee relations, diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), safety, compensation, benefits, rewards and recognition, talent acquisition and development.

She joined TDS Telecom’s Employee Benefits team in 1985. Following numerous promotions, including VP of Human Resources in 2013, she moved into her current senior leadership role.

In addition to her professional responsibilities, Kathy serves as an at-large member of the Waunakee (Wisconsin) Police Commission. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Waunakee, and is involved with the Garding Against Cancer steering committee. In her free time, Kathy enjoys traveling, music, and spending time with family and friends.

Kathy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville and a Master of Business Administration from Edgewood College. In addition, Kathy has her certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, Certified Compensation Professional, SHRM–Senior Certified Professional, Global Remuneration Professional, and Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation.

Kathy Cefalu