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Walter L. Turek

Board Member
Mr. Turek, age 64, joined the Board on March 1, 2017 in connection with Windstream’s merger with EarthLink. He is a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Turek served on EarthLink’s board of directors beginning in October 2015. Mr. Turek has served as Executive Chairman at Ascentis Corporation, a provider of human resources software and solutions, since 2011. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX), a publicly-traded, leading provider of payroll and human resource services solutions, from October 2002 to May 2009. In 2009, Mr. Turek co-founded Mykonos Software, Inc., a provider of fraud and theft security solutions for internet websites. Mr. Turek currently serves on the board of directors of Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSEMKT: LOV) and BlueTie, Inc. and previously served on the board of directors of Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. (formerly NYSE: GWAY) from 2005 to 2013 and of Mykonos Software, Inc. from 2009 to 2012.
 
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