Jeff Manning is the Director of Operations and Materials Management for Shentel, where he is responsible for field services, network operations, materials management, and procurement for the company. Shentel provides telecommunications services, via wireline and wireless networks, to end-user customers and other communications providers throughout the southeastern United States. Jeff began his career in telecommunications with Shentel in 1993. During his twenty-five years with the company, he has held various technical, engineering, and leadership roles. Prior to his current position, he most recently led Wireless Network Planning, Outside Plant Engineering, and Network and Headend Engineering. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management and Project Management and is currently working on his graduate studies in Strategic Leadership at Michigan State University. Jeff also serves on the Board of Directors for the Shenandoah County Library Foundation and the Curriculum Advisory Committees for Lord Fairfax Community College and Triplett Business and Technical School. He, his wife, and two children live in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia where they stay quite busy with anything related to sports.