Rolla P. Huff
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Huff is our Chief Executive Officer and President and a member of our Board of Directors. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since June 2007 and served as our President from June 2007 to May 2010 and again since January 2013. He was elected Chairman of the Board in January 2008. Mr. Huff was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mpower Holding Corporation, a business telecommunications company, in November 1999 and as the Chairman of the Board of Mpower in July 2001 and served in both capacities until its merger with a subsidiary of U.S. TelePacific Holdings Corp. in August 2006. From March 1999 until its acquisition in September 1999, Mr. Huff served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Frontier Corporation and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of that corporation from May 1998 to March 1999. From July 1997 to May 1998, Mr. Huff was President of AT&T Wireless for the Central U.S. region and Mr. Huff served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of that company from 1995 to 1997. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Huff was Financial Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for AT&T.
Mr. Huff's knowledge of EarthLink and our operations is valuable to the Board of Directors in evaluating and directing our future. In addition, Mr. Huff’s experience in senior leadership and board positions of other public communications and IT services providers has positioned him to bring executive, corporate development, operational and financial experience and industry knowledge to his position as Chairman of the Board.