Executive Committee

Frontier is a leading communications provider offering gigabit speeds to empower and connect millions of consumers and businesses in 25 states. It is building critical digital infrastructure across the country with its fiber-optic network and cloud-based solutions, enabling connections today and future proofing for tomorrow. Rallied around its purpose of Building Gigabit America™, the company is focused on supporting a digital society, closing the digital divide, and working toward a more sustainable environment. Frontier is preparing today for a better tomorrow.

Executive Committee

Nick Jeffery

Nick Jeffery

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Beasley

EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Veronica Bloodworth

EVP, Chief Network Officer

Ettienne Brandt

Ettienne Brandt

EVP, Commercial

Vishal Dixit

Vishal Dixit

EVP, Strategy & Wholesale

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Alan Gardner

EVP, Chief People Officer

John Harrobin

John Harrobin

EVP, Consumer

Erin Kurtz

EVP, Chief Communications Officer

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Charlon McIntosh

EVP, Chief Customer Operations Officer

Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen

EVP, Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer

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Melissa Pint

EVP, Chief Digital Information Officer

Nick Jeffery

Nick Jeffery

President and Chief Executive Officer
With Frontier since 2021

Nick is the President and Chief Executive Officer. He has nearly 30 years of expertise and leadership in the telecommunications industry. Most recently, he was a member of the Vodafone Group Executive Board, a world-leading wireless and wireline operator and, as CEO, led the turn-around of Vodafone UK, the company’s home market.

Previously, he spent more than a decade at Cable & Wireless, one of the world’s largest wireline companies, including four years as CEO of Worldwide Operations. He was Head of Worldwide Sales and European EVP at Ciena Inc. from 2002 until 2004. In addition, he previously served as a non-executive director of public company Dialog Semiconductor plc.

Nick is a graduate of the University of Warwick, U.K. with a BS in Economics, and a graduate of both INSEAD-Europe and Wharton U.S. Management Development programs.

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Scott Beasley

EVP, Chief Financial Officer
With Frontier since 2021

Scott is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, he was Chief Financial Officer of Arcosa, Inc., a North American provider of infrastructure products and solutions, and helped lead its successful public spinoff in 2018. Under his financial leadership, Arcosa debuted on public equity and debt markets, developed a new shareholder base, implemented a disciplined capital allocation program, and published its inaugural ESG Sustainability Report. Arcosa executed 13 acquisitions in a 3-year period to reposition its portfolio around growth-oriented infrastructure products.

From 2017 until Arcosa’s spin-off, Scott was Group Chief Financial Officer of Trinity Industries, having served as Trinity’s Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning since 2014. Prior to joining Trinity, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he led operational and organizational transformations across asset-intensive industries and started his career as an Operations Manager at McMaster Carr Supply Company.

Scott received an AB in Economics from Duke University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management

Veronica Bloodworth

EVP, Chief Network Officer
With Frontier since 2021

Veronica is Executive Vice President and Chief Network Officer. She oversees all of Frontier’s network operations, including those related to the Company’s Modernization Plan.

Most recently, as Senior Vice President of Construction and Engineering for AT&T, she led the planning, design, construction and capital maintenance of the wireline and wireless network infrastructure across a national footprint.

Previously as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, AT&T Services, she led the Velocity IP program, which laid the groundwork to transform the Company to an all IP/Wireless/Cloud business. Her 23-year career at AT&T included numerous leadership and management positions in Network and Finance, including various roles in Operations, Finance and Business Development within Cingular Wireless and BellSouth Mobility. Her telecommunications career began at MCI.

Veronica is a Certified Public Accountant and has a BA from the University of Alabama and an MBA from Georgia State University.

Ettienne Brandt

Ettienne Brandt

EVP, Commercial
With Frontier since 2022

Ettienne is Executive Vice President, Commercial. He has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry across cable, fiber, and wireless providers. He served as Managing Director, Commercial for the Consumer Division of BT Group plc. as a key member of the leadership team getting the BT brand back to growth.

Previously, he served in a variety of roles at EE Ltd prior to BT Group’s acquisition, including leading the Enterprise P&L as Marketing and Commercial Director. He began his telecommunications career at NTL Incorporated (now Virgin Media), the largest UK cable provider, and also worked in South Africa and the USA.

Ettienne holds a BA in Commerce from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Vishal Dixit

Vishal Dixit

EVP, Strategy & Wholesale
With Frontier since 2022

Vishal is Executive Vice President, Strategy & Wholesale. He has over 20 years of international experience leading strategy and commercial execution in telecommunications and technology. He oversees all aspects of corporate strategy, M&A, and the operation of Frontier’s wholesale business. Most recently, he was a member of Vodafone UK’s executive committee where he developed the company’s successful challenger growth strategy, transformed its wholesale business, and created industry-leading fiber partnerships.

Prior to this, as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, he served global companies in technology and telecommunications. He began his career with Intel Corporation in New Zealand developing software switches.

Vishal holds an MBA from the London Business School, U.K., and a BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Alan Gardner

EVP, Chief People Officer
With Frontier since 2021

Alan Gardner is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer. He was most recently Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Verizon Communications, leading HR centers of all-encompassing expertise for employees around the globe.

Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, of Verizon Wireless, the $87 billion US-based joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone. He held other executive roles of increasing responsibility within Verizon. He has also served as Director of Compensation and in other roles at GTE Corporation. He began his career at American Express, UCCEL Corporation, and General Dynamics.

Alan received a BS in computer science from the University of North Texas, a management certificate from the Management Institute for Engineers, Computer Professionals and Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.

John Harrobin

John Harrobin

EVP, Consumer
With Frontier since 2021

John Harrobin is Executive Vice President, Consumer. He leads our Consumer business and is directly responsible for consumer revenue, product development, sales operations, channel strategy, CRM, marketing, and data analytics. He joined Frontier from Audible, where, as Chief Marketing Officer, he led the growth turnaround, brand repositioning, and content marketing capabilities of this multi-billion-dollar global content technology and entertainment subsidiary of Amazon. Under his leadership, Audible’s customer base doubled within 33 months as he expanded new, emerging channels, including mobile, social, and SEO.

His marketing career began in 1997 as a Senior Product Manager at Verizon Wireless. During his 18-year tenure at the company, he served in progressively senior roles, ultimately becoming Chief Marketing Officer. As leader of national marketing for Verizon Wireless, he led the launch of new products and businesses focused on mobile advertising, mobile content, and large-scale content rights and sponsorship negotiations with all major broadcast and cable networks, music labels, celebrity talent, and sport leagues including the NHL and NFL.

He sits on the Executive Board of Villanova University’s Center for Marketing & Customer Insights. He has been recognized as an Outstanding Mentor by Advertising Women of New York, a top LGBTQ+ Global Ally by InVolve, and a top CMO by Forbes.

John holds a BS from Villanova University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Erin Kurtz

EVP, Chief Communications Officer
With Frontier since 2021

Erin Kurtz is Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. She is a strategic communications leader with two decades of experience across a wide range of industries, including media, technology, logistics, and financial services. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President of XPO Logistics, where she set the global communications agenda for one of the fastest growing companies in the Fortune 500. In this role, she built and led an integrated communications strategy across public relations, reputation management, digital and social media, employee communications, brand marketing and government affairs.

Prior to joining XPO in 2016, she co-founded Hunt & Gather, a high-touch marketing and communications agency, and held senior communications roles at Joele Frank, AOL, and Thomson Reuters. She started her career in Washington, DC at the American Hospital Association.

Erin graduated from Syracuse University with a BS in Communications and Political Science.

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Charlon McIntosh

EVP, Chief Customer Operations Officer
With Frontier since 2021

Ms. McIntosh is Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Operations Officer. She leads Frontier’s enterprise-wide customer operations. Most recently, she was Humana’s Senior Vice President of Group Military Specialty Service and Business Operations, responsible for all customer support and operations for the Employer Group, Military and Specialty lines of business. She was also Head of the Customer Experience, developing and enabling Humana’s customer strategy.

Previously, she held numerous leadership positions in customer operations and strategy during a nearly 20-year career with Humana, Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable. She began her career at Comcast.

Charlon earned an MBA from New York University and graduated with a BA and high honors from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a graduate of the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program and is a Women in Cable Television Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow.

Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen

EVP, Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer

With Frontier since 2014

Mark is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer with responsibility for the Company’s litigation, securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, intellectual property, contracting, and corporate governance matters, as well as all state and federal regulatory affairs.

He started his legal career in 1990 as an associate lawyer at the Hartford law firm of Murtha, Cullina, Richter & Pinney. From 1993 to 1999, he served as an elected member of the Connecticut Legislature. Later, he served as Mitt Romney’s legal counsel, and then chief of staff, when Romney was Governor of Massachusetts (2003-2007).

Before joining Frontier in 2014, he served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Raytheon Company from 2007 to 2009, and Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Praxair, Inc. from 2009 to 2014.

Mark graduated magna cum laude with an AB from Harvard College and cum laude with a JD from Harvard Law School. He serves as a member of the adjunct faculty of Columbia Law School.

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Melissa Pint

EVP, Chief Digital Information Officer

With Frontier since 2021

Melissa is Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Information Officer. She is responsible for digital operations and architecture, enterprise technology architecture, business processes and enhancing customer engagement initiatives.

She has more than two decades of leadership experience spanning technology, IT, customer strategy and operations functions. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President and Head of Technology at JCPenney, implementing a digital optimization strategy and customer-focused solutions for JCP.com, the JCP mobile app, all store and supply chain systems, business intelligence, analytics, marketing, and back-end merchandising. She has held leadership positions in technology, IT, and operations over a 25-year career with JCPenney, Target, and Cargill.

Melissa earned an MBA from the University of Minnesota and her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.

Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield, Connecticut

Frontier donated high-speed fiber internet to the Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield. The club offers thousands of kids in the community a safe place to learn and grow. Our donation of fast, reliable internet will support its youth development programs.
Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield

"The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield serves as a home for kids in our community. It is a safe place that they can count on to come learn, grow and play, no matter their background, and we are especially grateful to have a fast, reliable connection we can count on to support all we do here at the club. Many kids count on doing their homework at our center because they don’t have the technology they need own homes. Thanks to Frontier’s donation of fiber internet, we can offer the critical connectivity that the kids need and will be able to expand our programs too.”

District Arts and Education (DAE)

Frontier is donating high-speed fiber internet to the District Arts and Education (DAE). DAE is expanding access to STEM opportunities for high schoolers and adults in New Haven. This donation will provide them with a fast, reliable connection to support their education and development programs for underserved members of the community.
District Arts and Education

“DAE is thrilled to be chosen as Frontier’s next Broadband for Good recipient and receive free high-speed fiber internet. With so many students using computers for learning at our facility, we use up a lot of bandwidth, and it’s important for us to have fast, reliable connectivity to carry out our courses. This donation will not only also allow us to focus more resources on enhancing our programming, but also consider new programming that wouldn’t have been possible without access to the bandwidth that fiber offers.”

West Virginia University’s Jackson’s Mill

Frontier has donated high-speed fiber internet to West Virginia University’s Jackson’s Mill campus to support youth STEM education and first responder training. With this donation, the campus will serve as a central connectivity hub for the rural community of Lewis County and for thousands of people across the state of West Virginia.
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“WVU Jackson’s Mill has been a center for improving the lives and livelihoods of West Virginians for over 100 years. This partnership with Frontier will allow us to provide unique educational programs and services at WVU Jackson’s Mill that will help bridge the digital divide in rural West Virginia, including expanding virtual learning opportunities.”

Learning Alliance Corporation

The Learning Alliance Corporation is a long-standing talent partner of Frontier. To support the organization’s mission of providing U.S. veterans with the structured training and resources they need to start a career in telecommunications, Frontier has donated high-speed fiber internet, equipment and training.

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"We are incredibly excited to be a recipient of Frontier’s Broadband for Good program. Frontier is invested in readying its workforce and adding more veterans to their roster, and they are proving that yet again with the generous donation they made today. The donation will make a real difference and help us advance our purpose of providing the best technology, training and resources available to prepare veterans for a future in telecommunications."

Malta House

Frontier has donated high-speed fiber internet, new laptop computers and digital mentoring to the mothers of local Connecticut women’s transitional housing program, Malta House. Frontier’s donation will help unhoused mothers find permanent housing, apply for jobs, attain an education, arrange medical care and access government programs like ACP that provide people with affordable connectivity.

Malta House

"It is an honor to be chosen as a recipient of Frontier's Broadband for Good program. Frontier is helping to offset operating costs by providing free internet connectivity to our agency and our moms, as well as helping provide the technology needed by our agency to help our moms access the technology and resources available to assist them in their journey towards self-sufficiency and independence."

Girls Scouts of Central Texas

Frontier has donated high-speed fiber internet, new laptops, drones and microscopes to the Girl Scouts of Central Texas to support the organization’s STEM and Community programs. This program provides girls of all backgrounds access to the educational resources and tools they need to pursue careers in natural science, coding, robotics and more.
Girl Scouts of Central Texas

"We are incredibly excited to be a recipient of Frontier’s Broadband for Good program. Girl Scouts is excited for this new relationship with Frontier. The donation will make a real difference and help Girl Scouts advance our STEM programming by providing the best technology, faster speed and larger bandwidth to serve more girls at one time with this up-to-date broadband."

Elk Grove Teen Center USA

The 30+ year of devotion and support of its community made the Elk Grove Teen Center USA a great candidate for Broadband for Good. The Center has been serving teens since 1990, providing core development building blocks for their mental, physical, social and spiritual well-being. The donation of high-speed fiber broadband will help make the Center’s programs more effective, engaging and empowering.

Elk Grove Teen Center

"It’s always been a dream of mine to serve my community and the next generation coming up, and it’s such a blessing to do that in a place where I grew up. Having fiber-optic tech from Frontier will help us in so many ways. Frontier’s investment in the teen center and our kids means the world to me."

Boys and Girls Club of the Brazos Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas was the first community location to benefit from Broadband for Good. Frontier donated high-speed broadband connectivity and computer equipment to support the organization’s mission to connect today’s youth to tomorrow’s opportunities.

Boys & Girls Club of the Brazos Valley

"A lack of access to technology can have a negative impact on academic performance. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley is thrilled to be the first recipient of Frontier’s Broadband for Good program. Frontier’s technology offers our members high-speed internet for online tutoring and help with homework. Broadband for Good helps us meet our mission of building prepared future leaders."

Boys and Girls Club of the Brazos Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas was the first community location to benefit from Broadband for Good. Frontier donated high-speed broadband connectivity and computer equipment to support the organization’s mission to connect today’s youth to tomorrow’s opportunities.

Brazos Valley Boys and Girls Club kids

"A lack of access to technology can have a negative impact on academic performance. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley is thrilled to be the first recipient of Frontier’s Broadband for Good program. Frontier’s technology offers our members high-speed internet for online tutoring and help with homework. Broadband for Good helps us meet our mission of building prepared future leaders."