Mr. Zielke is the Vice President & General Manager of Frontier Communications in Fort Wayne, where he has responsibility for operations, human resources, marketing, and international development. Prior experience includes 12 years as the Vice President of Marketing for Do it Best Corp. and Regional President – North of GTE Telephone Operations. He has served as the Chair of United Way of Allen County and on the boards of the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Health Network, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and Junior Achievement. He holds a B.A. from Northern Illinois University.