Home Executives Biographies Francis X Frantz

Francis X Frantz


Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Chairman
Since: 2006
Age: 53

Mr. Frantz has been Chairman of Windstream Communications since 2006. He served Alltel Holding Corp. from December 2005 to July 2006. Prior to December 2005, Mr. Frantz was Executive Vice President-External Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of Alltel. Mr. Frantz joined Alltel in 1990 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel and was appointed Secretary in January 1992 and Executive Vice President in July 1998. While with Alltel, he was responsible for Alltel’s mergers and acquisitions negotiations, wholesale services group, federal and state government and external affairs, corporate communications, administrative services, and corporate governance, in addition to serving as Alltel’s chief legal officer. Mr. Frantz served as the 2005-2006, and is currently serving as the 2006-2007, Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee of USTelecom, a telecom trade association that represents over 1,000 member companies.