Summit Utilities has named Bob Gunderman as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. He will be based in Little Rock.
Gunderman is the former CFO of Windstream Holdings and has held financial and accounting positions with Alltel and Deloitte and Touche LLP. Over his 30-year career, Gunderman has been a key executive overseeing company strategy and operations as well as capturing operational efficiencies. He led acquisition structuring, diligence, integrations, and synergy realization for transactions totaling more than $30 billion and financing transactions totaling more than $25 billion.
“Summit is a forward-looking, customer-focused company that has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years. I’m excited to join the team and bring my financial expertise as we continue to grow and meet the needs of the communities we serve,” Gunderman said.
“We are excited to have Bob join our team. He comes to Summit with almost 30 years of experience in financial management and acquisitions and integrations within customer-focused industries. His experience and background will contribute to the company’s long-term growth and success,” said Kurt Adams, Summit’s President and CEO.
Gunderman holds a degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas. He serves on the board of directors of The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation and was a previous board member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas.
Summit Utilities owns natural gas distribution and transmission subsidiaries that operate in Arkansas, Colorado, Maine, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.