President & CEO
Craig Gunderson is currently the President & CEO of Conterra Networks with over 29 years of telecom experience in sales, operations, and executive leadership. Conterra is headquartered in Charlotte and is a provider of fiber-based services to wireless carriers, schools and businesses across 22 states.Prior to joining Conterra, Craig spent 14 years at Oxford Networks, 10 of which he served as President & CEO until its sale to FirstLight. Oxford was a private equity backed company that offered a diverse suite of telecommunications services including: data, transport, voice and data center services to customers in the New England region. Under Craig's leadership, Oxford achieved solid double-digit average annual growth rates by transforming the company from a traditional Telephone Company to a highly successful, regional provider of fiber-based telecom services. In Craig's earlier career, he spent 13 years with Frontier Communications & Global Crossing where he held various leadership positions in operations, sales and marketing. Before starting his business career, Craig served for five years in the United States Army as an aviation and operations officer, achieving the rank of Captain in the Medical Service Corps. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Dickinson College and his MBA from Georgia Southern University.