Senior Vice President–Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Vicki was named VP of Finance and CFO at TDS Telecom in May 2012 and, in 2017, promoted to SVP. She has been with the company for three decades, having first joined parent company Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. in 1989.

With responsibility for the company's financial reporting, Vicki oversees accounting, internal controls, billing, revenue assurance, procurement, and financial analysis services. She also leads TDS' strategic and long-range planning.

Vicki is a strong communicator who successfully works with numerous stakeholders, including the parent company’s board of directors, audit committee, investors, buy and sell analysts, news/industry reporters, and rating agencies.

When she first joined Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., Vicki served as an internal auditor. Before moving into her current role, Vicki held multiple leadership positions with growing responsibility across finance.

In addition to her professional responsibilities, Vicki mentors employees across the enterprise and frequently speaks at forums about women in leadership. She is a founding member of the company’s Employee Resource Group for Emerging Professionals. She is a member of the Edgewood College School of Business Advisory Board and volunteers with the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin where she is the treasurer and a member of their executive board of directors.

In her free time, Vicki enjoys spending time with her family, snowmobiling, skiing, boating, swimming, hiking, painting, and reading.

Vicki earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Upper Iowa University and a Master of Business Administration from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. She is also a CPA.

Vicki actively participates in Women in Leadership forums and has been featured in numerous articles, including  CFO online articles describing the ways TDS has stayed nimble and how investors view human capital metrics. She was also named the 2019 Independent Financial Executive of the Year by Cablefax.

 

Vicki L. Villacrez