Business Ledger

New director

Leigh Ann Schultz has been elected to serve as a director of Shenandoah Telecommunications Co.

Schultz is managing director of Morgan Franklin Consulting, which she joined in 2014. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition integration, SEC reporting and compliance, business process improvement and project management.

Former positions have been mid-Atlantic managing director of Riveron Consulting from 2012 to 2014; worked with private equity funds and strategic acquirer and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissions’ Division of Corporation finance, where she focused on the telecommunications sector. Her responsibilities included examining complex filings made under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, providing guidance on financial statement disclosure requirements and resolving accounting and disclosure issues arising in filings.

Schultz was the recipient of the 2015 SmartCEO Brava! Award and the 2013 M&A Advisor’s 40 Under 40 Recognition Award.

She lives with her family in Alexandria.