Steve Shirar

Chief Information Officer and Corporate Secretary

Steve Shirar is the Chief Information Officer at Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) and serves as Corporate Secretary of the Consolidated Communications Board of Directors. Since joining the company in 1996, he has served in a variety of roles, most recently as Senior Vice President managing commercial and carrier sales and customer service, and the company’s former subsidiaries, Consolidated Operator Services, Consolidated Public Services and Consolidated Market Response.

Previously, he also served as President of Consolidated’s software development subsidiary and in various capacities at McLeodUSA, progressing from Chief Marketing Officer to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.

Mr. Shirar’s previous work experience includes serving as President of Ameritech Industrial Infosource and Chief Operating Officer of a startup managed health care company MedAdvantage.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA in Marketing from Indiana University.