CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) today announced that Vicki Bernards was appointed to vice president of financial analysis and strategic planning. In her role, she will continue to lead the enterprise-wide strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting processing for TDS and its business units.
Bernards joined TDS in 2001, and was most recently director of financial analysis and strategic planning. She previously held positions in internal audit and as an associate manager of business development for TDS' subsidiary TDS Telecom. She also served as a financial analyst for Famous Footwear.
"Vicki brings invaluable technical financial knowledge, and extensive analytical skills to her role," said Doug Shuma, senior vice president – finance and chief accounting officer. "Vicki will continue to be a leading force in the critical analysis and development of TDS' short and long-term financial strategy."
A certified public accountant and a certified corporate financial planning and analysis professional, Bernards received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million customers nationwide through its businesses, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions, and BendBroadband. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 10,400 people as of June 30, 2016.
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