Chief Information Officer
Brad Carpenter is the chief information officer for C Spire. With more than 20 years of IT and management experience, Carpenter is responsible for the strategic direction, management, and operations of the enterprise information technology systems for all C Spire lines of business. He also leads C Spire's project management office and centralized product organization focused on product strategy, management and innovation.
Carpenter holds bachelor’s degrees in business information systems and marketing from Mississippi State University. He is also a member of the board of trustees for the Base Camp Coding Academy (BCCA). The Water Valley-based BCCA is a charitable, nonprofit vocational education training program that delivers fast-paced, focused computer programming to under-advantaged youth in Mississippi to support the technology needs of local and regional employers.
C Spire has been named a top technology innovator by InformationWeek for three years. This includes InformationWeek’s Elite 100 and was the top-ranked telecommunications provider in the U.S. on the list. C Spire was also named best Information Technology Company by the Mississippi Business Journal for two years.