Grain Management-Backed Hunter Communications Names Industry Veteran Michael Wynschenk As CEO
WASHINGTON and MEDFORD, Ore., May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Communications ("Hunter"), the leading regional bandwidth infrastructure provider in southern Oregon and northern California, announced that Michael Wynschenk has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Hunter is a portfolio company of Grain Management, LLC ("Grain"), a leading Washington, D.C.-based investment firm focused on the global communications sector.
Mr. Wynschenk is a seasoned executive with senior leadership experience spanning wireline and wireless carriers, more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and cable industry, and a strong track record of growth acceleration and value creation. Most recently, he was a regional business operations leader in the northeastern U.S. at Altice Technical Services (acquired by Cablevision). He has also held leadership roles at Frontier Communications, BendBroadband, Alaska Communications, Verizon Business, and AT&T/Lucent Technologies.
"Hunter is very pleased to appoint a leader with Michael's deep industry experience and poven track record driving growth and expansion in organizations like ours," said Sam Ackley, Chief Operating Officer of Hunter Communications. "Along with his impressive professional background, Michael has deep roots in the Oregon community, and we are excited to have him join the Hunter family, working alongside us and the Grain team to guide the business forward to continued success."
"Michael brings a strong combination of sales leadership skills, strategic vision, and operational discipline," said Michael McKenzie, Managing Director at Grain. "We believe his appointment will help enable Hunter to advance its position as a leading regional connectivity provider."
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