Sanders, Steven Gill, Jr. 

Date of Birth: September 1, 1969

Place of Birth: Alton, Illinois

Citizenship: USA

Wife: Danielle

Children: Ethan, Isabella, Sean


College Education:

M.B.A. degree, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, May, 1997.

B.S. degree in Business Administration, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro,

AR, December, 1994.


Other Education:

Completed Quickbooks Pro – Level I Course, Arkansas State University Mountain Home, Fall, 2008.

Completed OSHA Compliance & Workplace Safety course, Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center.  Awarded .6 continuing education units.

Arkansas Leadership Institute, 4/02 to 5/02.

Completed Introduction to Red Hat Linux course, Global Knowledge, August 8-11, 2000.                          
Completed Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices course, Global Knowledge, April 16-21, 2000.

Completed Administering & Supporting Microsoft Windows NT program, Rockhurst College Continuing Education Center.  Awarded 1.2 continuing education units.

Completed Wages, Hours & Pay, Deerfield Seminars, Inc. Awarded 6 continuing education units.

Completed Personnel Law Update, Council on Education in Management. Awarded 1.2 continuing education units.

Completed Management Skills for New Supervisors, SkillPath Seminars, September 9, 1997. Awarded .6 continuing education units.

Completed Principles of Tele-Management course, Kansas University, May 14- 26, 1995. Awarded 6.3 continuing education units.

Completed Fundamentals of Data Communications and Local Area Networks course, Data-Tech Institute, July, 1994. Awarded 1.5 continuing education units.

Attended 1993 Eastern Communications Forum sponsored by the National Engineering Consortium. Awarded 3.0 continuing education units.

Completed Station Installation and Repair course at Texas A&M University, May, 1993.

Completed GTE's TOPS curriculum including Basic Telephony, Basic Networking, CPE Essentials, Basic Data Communications, and Data Networking, December, 1992.


Academic Recognition:

Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society, April 16, 1997.

President's List, Arkansas State University, 1994.


Biographical Listings:

The Dean's List, 1994


Experience:

President/General Manager, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company. Full-time from April, 2009 to present.

Vice President/Plant Manager, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company. Full-time from January, 1999 to April, 2009.

Vice President/External Relations, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company. Full-time from April, 1998 to January, 1999.

External Relations, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company. Full-time from January, 1995 to April, 1998.

Telephone Installer and Repairman, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company. Full-time from May, 1993 to August, 1994.

Construction Lineman, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company. Part-time summers of 1989 and 1990. Full-time from September, 1990 to April, 1993.

Miscellaneous part-time positions in the restaurant business (Pizza Inn, Barney's Steak House, Lofino's Italian Villa, etc.) through high school and college.


Business Activities:

1995 to present - Small Company Concerns Committee, Arkansas Telephone Association.

1996 to 2004 - Director, Flippin Area Chamber of Commerce.

1997 to 2000 - Marion County, Arkansas E911 Advisory Committee.

1997 to 2000 - Regulatory Committee, Arkansas Telecommunications Association.

1997 to 2000 - Economic & Infrastructure Development Committee, Arkansas Telecommunications Association.

1998 - President, Flippin Area Chamber of Commerce.

1999 - Chairman, Small Company Concerns Committee, Arkansas Telephone Association

1999 to present - Director, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company, Inc.

1999 to present - Director, Arkansas Telecommunications Association.

1999 to 2003 - Vice-President, Flippin Area Chamber of Commerce.

2002 - Education Committee, Arkansas Telecommunications Association.

2003 to 2006 - Director, North Central Arkansas Regional Economic Development Corporation.

2003 - President, South Shore/Marion County Adult Leadership Program.

2003 to 2005 - Secretary, North Central Arkansas Regional Economic Development Corporation.

2003 to present - President, Fastlane Properties, Inc.

2004 to 2009 - Business Development Committee - Mtn. Home Chamber of Commerce.

2006 – President, North Central Arkansas Regional Economic Development Corporation.

2006 to present - President, El Chico of Mountain Home, Arkansas, LLC.

2006 to present - Vice-President, South Shore Restaurant Holdings, LLC.

2007 to present - Director, Twin Lakes Community Foundation

2007 to present - Director, Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation

2009 to 2011 - Distance Learning Coordinating Council, State of Arkansas, Appointed by Governor Beebe.

2010 to 2011 (1/1/10 to 12/31/11) - Vice Chairman, Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation.

2011 - Vice President, Arkansas Telecommunications Association.

2011 to Present - Director, Western Telecommunications Alliance.

2011 to Present - Reappointed to Distance Learning Coordinating Council, State of Arkansas, Appointed by Governor Beebe.

2012 to Present - President, Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation.

2012 - President, Arkansas Telecommunications Association.


Business Presentations:

October, 1996 - Computerfest, Arkansas State University, “Introduction to Bulletin Board Systems.”

October, 1998 - Computerfest, Arkansas State University, “The Future of the Internet.”

April, 2001 - Computerfest, Arkansas State University, “Introduction to DSL.”


Other Activities:

Completed American Heart Association Heartsaver Course

Completed American Heart Association Pediatric Basic Life Support Course

Completed the American Heart Association for the BLS for Healthcare Providers Program

Completed American Heart Association Heartsaver Course

2005-2009 - Cub Scout Den Leader & Assistant Den Leader

2009 - Instructor for Race-On NASCAR Driving Experience in Memphis, TN

2009 - Present - Member of the Classic Chevy Club of North Arkansas

2011 - Driver's Education Class, Porsche Club of America, Millington, TN, June 2011


 

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