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HickoryTech Corp. (HTCO) Adds Carol Wirsbinsky as COO

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Yesterday, HickoryTech Corp. made the announcement that Carol Wirsbinsky had been appointed to the role of chief operating officer and vice president of HickoryTech. This is part of the company’s plans to grow business. Wirsbinsky is a veteran of the communications industry with 20 years of experience. Mrs. Wirsbinsky has held positions of leadership at CitiLink Broadband, Integra Telecom of Minnesota, among other positions.

HickoryTech is a communications provider that serves customers in the upper Midwest. With 460 employees and a multi-state fiber network that encompasses Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota, HickoryTech offers services such as broadband Internet, digital television and voice/data services as well as IP voice and various data services.

Wirsbinsky’s duties will include overseeing day to day management of HickoryTech, which includes sales, customer service, engineering and network operations. She will also build strategy and innovate business opportunities in line with the company’s growth plans.

“Carol’s regional industry experience and leadership in the business to business marketplace adds depth to our operations, and her capabilities will contribute to the continued success of our company,” said John Finke, president of HickoryTech.

“I am excited and honored to join HickoryTech, a strong organization, which is on a growth path and committed to providing its customers with quality services and an exceptional experience,” said Wirsbinski. “The talented people at HickoryTech, financial strength of the company, and the compelling legacy as an emerging communications provider are just a few of the things that attracted me to this opportunity.”

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