Mr. Whitaker joined Shentel in 2004, with the acquisition of NTC Communications where he had served as COO. Since joining Shentel, he has supported wireless, wireline and cable operations. Mr. Whitaker is currently SVP of Fiber Operations and supports the Glo Fiber FTTH brand. He served as Sr. VP - Cable from 2015 to 2019 where he supported all aspects of Shentel’s cable business segment which passes over 200,000 homes in rural Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and eastern Kentucky. Previously, Mr. Whitaker was VP of Operations at Broadslate Networks and Director of Network Operations at nTelos Wireless, which was acquired by Shentel in May 2016. He serves on the NCTC Board of Directors since 2018. Mr. Whitaker is a 1983 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College.