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W. Bruce Hanks

W. Bruce Hanks is a corporate development, finance, and public accounting leader with telecommunications expertise, having held various senior level roles at Lumen from 1980 to 2001, including the Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, Chief Financial Officer and President - Telecommunication Services. He also served as the Athletic Director of the University of Louisiana at Monroe from 2001 to 2004 and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Peat, Marwick & Mitchell.

Mr. Hanks currently is a consultant for an investment management and financial planning company based in Monroe, Louisiana and serves in leadership roles for several organizations including: as Board member of the American Football Coaches Foundation; Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine; National Association of Corporate Directors - Board Leadership Fellow; Advisory Board Member of IberiaBank Corporation.

Mr. Hanks previously served on the executive boards of several national telecommunications industry associations, private organizations, non-profits, and other public companies.

He joined the Board in 1992 and currently serves as Vice Chair.

  • Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Finance Committee (Member)