Chuck McBride serves as Senior Vice President – Legal & General Counsel Telapex/C Spire. C Spire is a privately held, diversified telecommunications and technology services company based in Ridgeland, Mississippi, which offers a comprehensive suite of wireless communications, high-speed Internet access and a range of other telecommunications products and services to consumers and businesses in the Southeastern United States. As General Counsel, Chuck is ultimately responsible for all legal matters affecting C Spire and its holding company as well as risk management, cybersecurity and privacy. Prior to joining C Spire in 2014, Chuck was in private practice for 22 years as a partner at Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, where he focused his practice primarily on commercial litigation, telecommunications and matters related to technology. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law and his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Mississippi State University. Prior to attending law school, Chuck served on active duty as a lieutenant in the United States Army from 1985-88. He and his wife, Mary Allen, have three adult children.