About Cindy Tomlinson

Cindy Tomlinson is the Associate Manager of Public Relations at TDS Telecom. She has a solid foundation in corporate public relations, social media, and reputation management. In order to generate news, Cindy has immersed herself in the technology. For the last eight years, Cindy has been generating positive awareness for TDS and the company’s products, services, employees, and involvement in the community in hundreds of local, state, national, and industry publications. She has a keen understanding of hosted, managed, and cloud services, VoIP, broadband, and telephony. With 20 years of Public Relations experience in a variety of settings (non-profit, agency and corporate) Cindy is quick to take on projects, learn about new technology, and seek opportunities to put the company in the spotlight. She is a graduate of UW-Stevens Point and can be found on Google+ and LinkedIn.
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Seeds of inclusion

Here at TDS, we strongly believe the concept of a diverse and inclusionary workforce—and are making strides to make that happen. Check out this recent story in ISE Magazine about our latest efforts.
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TDS employees give back!

Year-after-year, TDS employees give to help others. This happens twelve months out of the year, but at the holidays their giving spirit is even stronger than usual. We thought we’d take this chance to share some of the great things our employees have been up to all across the country
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Puppy Run

“Puppy runs” finding dogs new homes

When one part of the country has too many small dogs up for adoption, and another doesn't have enough, Katie (an employee of a TDS company) gets ready to roll. She makes "puppy runs" and helps transport dogs to other shelters so they can find their furever homes.
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In the holiday spirit: employee generosity is second to none

Every little bit makes a huge difference to those in need. From adopting a family, to peeling onions and potatoes, to assembling hygiene kits, employees are really doing it all to help others.
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TDS’ holiday giving efforts

From collecting food for those in need and acting as angels, to ringing bells and giving away gifts to help others, TDS employees have been moved by the holiday spirit! Find just some of the things we've been up to for the last few weeks, all across the U.S.
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Community Connections: Links for Lauren, Ducky Day, lending a truck

TDS receives many invitations to participate in events, become a corporate sponsor, or simply donate items for giveaways. Unfortunately we can’t say yes to all of them. However, we recently said yes to include Links for Lauren and Ducky Days. Plus, a few our techs chipped in and helped out the Fayetteville-Perry, Ohio school district.
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TDS helps local communities this holiday season

TDS employees are helping the communities we serve by chipping in on local events and giving back in many ways to help make the holidays brighter. Find out what we've been up to!
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Jean Pauk (second from left) met with former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson (left), and former Nebraska Governor Ben Nelson (fourth from left) during the Midwest Council Board Meeting and Reception.

TDS goes to Washington

We may be your local phone and Internet company, but we’re also your advocate in Washington. There are lots of big issues in the telecommunications world that could affect you (and your bill) including rural call completion, retransmission consent, and changes to the universal service fund. Find out about our meetings with almost 20 members of congress and how TDS is working on your behalf.
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Meet Darrel M., Volunteer of the Quarter

TDS celebrates their employee volunteers by awarding one special winner the honor of being named Volunteer of the Quarter. Meet Darrel, who gives his time to multiple organizations including Second Harvest Foodbank, Meals on Wheels, Henry Vilas Zoo, and more.
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TDS government affairs team hosted dinner with US Senator Tammy Baldwin while in Washington, DC. Senator Baldwin is a signatory to the letter sent to the FCC urging universal service support for standalone broadband. Picture (l to r, front row): Jeff Handley, Tom McCabe, Gail Long, US Senator Tammy Baldwin, Jean Pauk, and Tom Murray; (l to r, back row): Bruce Mottern, Jim Meade, Drew Petersen, and Paul Pederson.

TDS garners Congressional support for rural telecom issues

Members of the TDS Telecom Government and Regulatory Affairs (GRA) team recently met with more than 60 congressional offices serving 31 states to advocate on behalf of rural customers. Why? Because TDS customers want to see broadband Internet access expanded to more rural areas.
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