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Daniel J. McCarthy was elected to the Frontier Board of Directors in May 2014. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Communications in April 2015. Mr. McCarthy was President and Chief Operating Officer of Frontier from April 2012 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2006 to April 2012. Before this, he was Senior Vice President, Field Operations from December 2004 to December 2005, Senior Vice President, Broadband Operations from January 2004 to December 2004, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Electric Lightwave from January 2002 to December 2004.
Mr. McCarthy has been with Frontier Communications Corporation since 1990, when he joined the company's electric division in Hawaii. In 1995, he assumed responsibility for the company's energy operations. In 2001 he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Citizens Public Services sector, responsible for the company's energy and water operations.
He earned a bachelor's degree in marine engineering from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.
Mr. McCarthy is a member of the Board of Directors of Constellation Brands, Inc. and The Committee for Economic Development. In December 2013, he was elected to the Board of Trustees of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. He is also a member of the Western Connecticut Health Network Corporate Advisory Council.