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Driving Frontier Forward | Frontier Enterprise

As part of our commitment to continually improving the way people connect and communicate, we’ve recruited a few industry heavy hitters to join the Frontier leadership team. Their combined expertise and conviction will power us forward on our mission to bring connectivity to every business and residence we serve. And with all their strategic brainpower driving the charge, we couldn’t be more excited or hopeful about our future. 

Please join us in welcoming President and CEO Nick Jeffery and Business and Wholesale Executive Vice President Michael Shippey to the Frontier leadership team. 

Nick Jeffery
Nick JefferyWith Frontier Communications since 2021

Mr. Jeffery has nearly 30 years of expertise and leadership in the telecommunications industry. Most recently, he was a member of the Vodafone Group Executive Board, a world-leading wireless and wireline operator and, as CEO, led the turn-around of Vodafone UK, the company’s home market. Mr. Jeffery also spent more than a decade at Cable & Wireless, one of the world’s largest wireline companies, including four years as CEO of Worldwide Operations. He was Head of Worldwide Sales and European EVP at Ciena Inc. from 2002 until 2004.

Mr. Jeffery is a graduate of the University of Warwick, U.K. with a B.S. in Economics, and a graduate of both INSEAD-Europe and Wharton U.S. Management Development programs.

He is a non-executive director of Dialog Semiconductor PLC.
Michael Shippey
Michael ShippeyWith Frontier Communications since 2020

Mike Shippey heads Frontier’s Business and Wholesale groups. The Business group includes Small and Medium Business and Enterprise. He joined Frontier as Senior Vice President, Carrier and Wholesale.

Prior to this, Mr. Shippey was President of Wholesale for Windstream Holdings from 2014 to 2018, leading a $700 million business and managing a 500-person team. Prior to Windstream he held executive level and other leadership positions at YMAX Communications, Covista Communications and Teleglobe.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

Meet the full team