Vice President of Business Development

Mike was named the VP of Business Development at TDS Telecom in 2001.

In this role, Mike leads the company’s acquisition efforts and is responsible for identifying new and attractive companies that will be compatible with TDS' growth and investment strategies. During his tenure, Mike was instrumental in leading TDS into the hosted and managed services arena and cable industry.

Mike first joined TDS Telecom parent company, Telephone and Data Systems Inc., in 1984, and focused on wireline and wireless growth opportunities. Then, in 2001, he joined TDS Telecom.

In his free time, Mike enjoys listening to live music and visiting family in Michigan and Oklahoma. He volunteers with the Northwestern Alumni Association and several local pet rescue organizations.

Mike earned a Bachelor of Economics and a Master of Management in Finance from Northwestern University. He is also a CPA and Chartered Financial Analyst.

Michael Zalewski