MichaelSmith 14Michael Smith

Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Smith is Chief Marketing Officer at Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) with responsibilities for product development and management, marketing communications, corporate communications and consumer sales. Prior being named CMO, he held executive management positions in sales, product management, marketing and customer service since joining the company in 1989.

Mr. Smith also served as General Manager of the company's former Consolidated Market Response based in Charleston, Illinois, and as Vice President and General Manager of CLEC Sales and Business Systems during his career with the company.

He is active in the Coles County community, serving as a board member of the Eastern Illinois University Panther Club and as Immediate Past Chairman of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and Health System Board of Directors. He is past President of the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, past President of the EIU Panther Club and a former board member of Coles Together.

Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Louis University in Business Administration.