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WTCS Board - Drew Petersen

    Drew Petersen>

Appointed:  February 2012

Term Expires:  May 2015

Statutory Category:  Public Member

Position:  Board President


Andrew “Drew” Petersen currently serves as VP-External Affairs and Corporate Communications for TDS Telecom (TDS), the seventh largest wireline telecommunications company in the United States, with headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin.

Drew directs the nationwide corporate communications, legislative, regulatory, public relations and charitable giving operations for TDS. He is responsible for effectively developing, tracking and proactively implementing TDS’ federal and state legislative policy, and regulatory relations. Drew manages the TDS Political Action Committee and assists in the development of TDS’ legislative positions and strategy, at the state and national levels. Drew also serves as the chief corporate spokesperson for TDS.

In addition to his professional responsibilities, Drew is an active member of the civic community in Madison, the state of Wisconsin and Washington, DC. He holds a number of leadership positions across a wide-range of professional and community groups, including: serving as a gubernatorial appointment and President of the Wisconsin Technical College System Board of Directors, Regent to the University of Wisconsin System, at-large member of the American Cable Association Board of Directors; and Director for Park Bank, the longest serving community bank and financial institution in Madison, Wisconsin. He is also a past president of the Madison Club and the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association Board of Directors.

Drew, his wife Laura Imhoff Petersen, daughter Isabelle, and son Davis live minutes from the state capitol in the Town of Middleton. Drew received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in History and Leadership Studies from Ripon College, Ripon,Wisconsin.


Board Members' Contact Information

For more information contact: Emily Gleason - or 608-267-9066

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