MISHAWAKA, Indiana, November 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Schultz Communications Co., Ltd. (“Schultz”) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected John Reardon as its next President and CEO, effective February 1, 2023. He will succeed Todd F. Schultz, who has held the position since 2007.
John has been an independent director of the company since 2020. He started his legal career in private practice before becoming a general counsel. Over his 20+ years, he has held CEO and other senior positions at multiple companies in the telecommunications and technology related industries.
Prior to joining Schurz Communications, he was an attorney for Kutak Rock LLP in the company’s Corporate and Government Services division, working with several prominent broadband companies. He also served as Director of Smart City Strategy at American Infrastructure Partners (2019-2021). He also served as Managing Director and CEO of Choctaw Telecommunications, LLC (2011 to 2019), a wireless telecommunications company. John has also held senior leadership roles, including CEO and General Counsel, at several other telecommunications and technology companies, including MCLM, LLC and Critical RF, Inc. (2006-2011). Mobex Communications, Inc. and Mobex Network Services Co. are national carriers of wireless services (1997 to he 2005). From 1994 until 1997 he was an associate of the law firm Keller and Heckman, LLP Telecom.
John was the founder and current board member of Oxford Lane Capital Corporation (Nasdaq Global: OXLC), a NASDAQ-listed company. He is the founder of Children’s Hospital Artists, Readers, and Musicians (CHARM), a Washington, DC-based charity that entertains young patients at their bedside.
John holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University. honor student, holds a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School. John and his wife Leslie have two adult daughters, Sophie and Adele.
Schurz is a family-owned company with five generations of experience helping businesses, communities and individuals make meaningful connections. Schurz’s legacy began in newspaper publishing, radio and television. Today, the company is committed to making information more accessible through digital age platforms and technology. Schurz Communications’ recent investments include regional broadband companies and cloud managed service providers, and the company’s portfolio also includes a variety of smaller investments. For more information, see: www.schurz.com.
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