Steve Childers

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Childers is the Chief Financial Officer at Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI). He has a diversified background in accounting and a lengthy career with CCI which began in 1986. He was named Chief Financial Officer in 2004, with responsibilities for all accounting, treasury, tax and regulatory functions. Prior to his current role, he served as the Director of Accounting and as President of the former Consolidated Market Response.

Mr. Childers served in a number of executive roles with McLeodUSA during the time of the merger with CCI, leading the company's Business Process Teams to implement revenue assurance processes and controls.

He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, serving as Treasurer. He is also a member of the Lake Land College Foundation Board of Directors and the Business Advisory Board of Eastern Illinois University.

Mr. Childers holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Eastern Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant.