TDS Telecom announces new Vice President of Construction and Service Enablement
TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Middleton, Wis. resident Jeff Mand as Vice President of Construction and Service Enablement. Mand now leads TDS Telecom’s internal construction teams and is responsible for centralized customer enablement functions.
Since joining TDS Telecom as a network engineer in 1999, Mand has gained a wealth of knowledge in network engineering, capacity planning, centralized network operations, field operations, and field services. Mand has displayed strong leadership abilities across the planning and operations teams, most recently as the director of New Market Implementation. In that position, he was responsible for the strategic vision and execution of the implementation, support, and ongoing maintenance functions for all Out of Territory (OOT) network operations.
“Our internal construction crews continue to play a crucial role as we expand our fiber network,” said Shane West, Senior Vice President of Network Services and incoming Chief Operating Officer. “I am confident Jeff will do an excellent job leading an important aspect of our business.”
“TDS has been exceptional to me and my family over the years, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to work alongside this wonderful group of associates in our Customer and Enablement teams,” said Mand.
Mand 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.
Mand assumes his new position Dec. 31.