Glen F. Post, III
Distinguished Alumni
1991

Distinguished Alumni 1991, Glen F. Post, III.

Glen F. Post, III
’74, B.S., Accounting
’76, M.B.A.

Resume: Positions with CenturyTel, Inc., the 8th largest local exchange telephone company, based on access lines, in America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyTel provides communications services in 22 states. (NYSE: CTL; Web: centurytel.com)

  • Chairman of the Board and CEO (’02)
  • President, CEO, and Vice Chairman of the Board (’92)
  • President and COO (’90)
  • Executive Vice President and COO (’88)
  • Board of Directors (’85)
  • Senior Vice President and Treasurer (’84)
  • Vice President (’82)

Awards: Louisiana Tech University Tower Medallion Award, which signifies induction into Tech’s Distinguished Hall of Alumni (’97)
Louisiana Tech University Distinguished Alumni, College of Business (’91)

Career path: Under Mr. Post’s leadership, CenturyTel has achieved significant growth in all of its operations. He has led the company in acquiring numerous communications companies as well as developing new businesses that enhance CenturyTel’s core operations. His emphasis on providing superior customer service and implementation of proven business strategies has advanced CenturyTel’s vision to be the leading provider of integrated communications services to rural areas and smaller cities in America.

First job you ever had:
I was a carpenter’s helper during the summer when I was in school.

Characteristics of an indispensable employee:
This is an honest person who has integrity, commitment, knowledge, and focus.

Advantages in having CenturyTel headquartered in Monroe:
There’s a solid, loyal employee base here. It’s a good area to raise a family. We can attract much of the best talent from this area. There are strong family ties and people want to live where they grew up. The universities in the area are good sources for well educated employees.

Instead of work, what one thing would you most rather do on a Monday morning?
I’d be duck hunting.

Mr. Post serves on:

  • Louisiana Tech University College of Business Advisory Board
  • Louisiana Tech University Research Foundation
  • North Louisiana Regions Bank Advisory Board
  • Yelcot Telephone Company Board of Directors
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