February 5, 2018
Steele brings more than 25 years of technology experience to GCI’s government team
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, announced today that Jim Steele has been hired as director of GCI Government, within GCI’s Government, Healthcare & Education team.
In his new role, Steele will be responsible for the GCI Government program and will lead business development, provide strategic management, and generate new revenues sources.
“Our government partners rely not only on GCI’s statewide communications network, but also on our ability to develop effective solutions that meet their unique technology needs,” said Dr. Pam Lloyd, vice president, GCI Government, Healthcare & Education. “Jim’s combination of experience in the technology and government sectors will allow GCI to better understand the challenges our partners face and enable us to find more efficient, effective solutions.”
Steele joins the GCI team with over 25 years of technology experience in a number of IT leadership roles in the state, most recently as the Deputy CIO with the State of Alaska.
For more than 35 years, GCI has helped federal, state, and local agencies achieve their missions by providing technology and communications solutions that range from statewide microwave networks to phone systems in town halls. GCI has invested more than $3 billion in its Alaska statewide network, and continues to provide solutions and services on both a contractual and wholesale basis.
GCI is the largest telecommunications and technology company in Alaska, providing data, wireless, video, voice and managed services to consumer and business customers for nearly 40 years. Headquartered in Anchorage with a growing list of regional offices and customers across the nation, GCI has delivered innovative services and solutions to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com