Board of Directors

LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr., Chairman

LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr., is chairman of United States Cellular Corporation, a publicly traded subsidiary of TDS. Carlson is president and chief executive officer, and a director, of TDS. He is also chairman and a director of TDS Telecommunications Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of TDS.

Walter C.D. Carlson, Director

Walter C. D. Carlson has been a partner of the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP for more than 20 years, and was a member of its executive committee from 2002 through 2018. He is also chairman (non-executive) of the board of TDS, of which United States Cellular Corporation is a publicly traded subsidiary.

J. Samuel Crowley, Director

J. Samuel Crowley is a private investor. He was previously chief operating officer of Gold’s Gym International, Inc. Crowley also served as senior vice president—new ventures at Michaels Stores, Inc., and was a business strategy consultant with Insider Marketing. Prior to that, Crowley was employed by CompUSA, Inc., most recently as executive vice president of operations.

Deirdre C. Drake, Director

As executive vice president – chief people officer, Deirdre leads the UScellular human resources organization and is responsible for delivering integrated human resources solutions that directly enable the achievement of UScellular’s strategic objectives. Prior to joining UScellular, Drake held senior leadership positions with Bank of Montreal Financial Group and ARAMARK Corporation.

Harry Harczak,, Jr., Director

Harry Harczak, Jr., is a private investor, and a managing director of Sawdust Investment Management. He was previously with CDW Corporation, where he served successively as chief financial officer and executive vice president of sales, marketing and business development. Prior to that, Harczak was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is also a director of Tech Data Corporation.

Esteban C. Iriarte, Director

Esteban C. Iriarte is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Millicom International Cellular S.A. He has served in several executive leadership positions with Millicom International Cellular S.A. since 2009. He currently leads operations in nine different Latin American markets, each with its own competitive context, products, and management team.

Michael S. Irizarry, Ph.D, Director

Michael S. Irizarry is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Engineering and Information Services of U.S. Cellular. Irizarry joined U.S. Cellular in 2002 and oversees the company's information systems and technology as well as all of the company's wireless technological operations. Irizarry leads network build-outs, network operations and technological advancements that include Voice over LTE (VoLTE) expansions and 5G network testing. Prior to joining U.S. Cellular, Irizarry held executive positions with Verizon, Bell Atlantic Mobile, and Paging Network, Inc. He is a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery as well as the I.E.E.E. and its communications and computer societies.

Gregory P. Josefowicz, Director

Gregory P. Josefowicz is a private investor. He was previously with Borders Group, Inc., where he served as director, president, and chief executive officer, and later board chairman; and was most recently a non-exclusive, senior-level consultant. Prior to that, Josefowicz was chief executive officer of the Jewel-Osco division of American Stores Company, and then president of the Midwest region for Albertson’s. Josefowicz is currently a director of PetSmart, Inc., and of Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

Cecelia D. Stewart, Director

Cecelia D. Stewart is former president of U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking for Citigroup, Inc. Stewart was previously president of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Retail Banking Group and CEO of Morgan Stanley Private Bank, responsible for all consumer and commercial banking. Prior to that, she held several executive vice president positions at Wachovia, managing customer service and sales. Stewart is also a director of First Horizon National Corporation.

Laurent C. Therivel , Director

Laurent C. Therivel (“LT”) is president and CEO of U.S. Cellular, TDS' majority-owned subsidiary. He joined U.S. Cellular in 2020. Therivel, joined U.S. Cellular from AT&T where he served most recently as CEO of AT&T Mexico. Prior to that, Therivel served as Chief Operating Officer for IPcelerate, Inc., a Voiceover- IP applications development company.

Vicki L. Villacrez, Director

Vicki L. Villacrez is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for TDS, Inc. Prior to joining TDS, Villacrez was Vice President – Finance and CFO at TDS Telecom in May of 2012, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2017. She works with numerous stakeholders, including the TDS Board of Directors, Audit Committee, investors, buy and sell analysts, news/industry reporters, lending institutions, and rating agencies.