David WorksTitle: President – Enterprise
David Works is president of enterprise for Windstream. He was appointed to the role in December 2014 and served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Windstream since February 2012. He is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing, service delivery and customer care for Windstream’s enterprise segment.
Works previously served as the chief human resources officer for Sears Holdings in Chicago. Prior to joining Sears, Works was a partner at ghSMART, which specializes in the assessment and coaching of executives at Fortune 500 companies. He also held positions with McKinsey & Company and Motorola. Works spent the first seven years of his career as an officer in the U.S. Navy, where he served on a fast-attack nuclear submarine.
Works holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut. He has bachelor’s degrees in finance and mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas.