TDS announces new Vice President of Financial Analysis & Strategic Planning

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) has named Kristina Bothfeld as its new Vice President of Financial Analysis and Strategic Planning. Bothfeld brings years of experience in the telecom industry to her latest role within the Telephone and Data Systems organization. Most recently, Bothfeld held a director-level role in Finance at TDS.

“Kris’ strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and leadership skills have been an asset to TDS, and we’re pleased to have her take on this new role,” said Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer Michelle Brukwicki.

Bothfeld joined TDS Telecom’s parent company, Telephone and Data Systems, in 2009, before advancing to UScellular’s Finance team in 2011. There she held a variety of analysis and strategy positions with increasing responsibilities, before coming to TDS in 2019 to help oversee the company’s budgeting, forecasting, and long-range strategic planning.

Bothfeld holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned her Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.

Bothfeld assumed her role in late July.


Media Contact: Missy Kellor| Associate Manager - Communications | TDS Telecom | 608-664-4836 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,600 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

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