Steve Shirar

Chief Sales Officer and Corporate Secretary

Steve Shirar is the Chief Sales Officer at Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) and serves as Corporate Secretary of the Consolidated Communications Board of Directors. Mr. Shirar is responsible for commercial and carrier sales, business marketing solutions and overseeing the integration management office.

Since joining the company in 1996, Mr. Shirar has served in a variety of roles including Chief Information Officer, Senior Vice President of Sales, and he led the company’s former subsidiaries: Consolidated Operator Services, Consolidated Public Services and Consolidated Market Response. Additionally, he served as President of Consolidated’s software development subsidiary.

Prior to joining Consolidated Communications, he served in various capacities at McLeodUSA including Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. He also served 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.