Chief Executive Officer
Hu Meena serves as chairman and chief executive officer of Mississippi-based C Spire – one of the nation’s largest providers of broadband connectivity and managed and cloud services. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the brand and setting the vision for the company.
Prior to joining the company, Meena was general manager of Southland Systems of Mississippi, Inc., a long-distance telecommunications service provider. In 1987, he became the general manager for C Spire’s (then known as Cellular South) first market on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and was responsible for the company’s start up in February 1988. In 1990, Meena was promoted to vice president of operations and development. In 1997, he was named president of Cellular South, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Telapex, Inc. Under his leadership, the company has grown to become the largest privately held wireless carrier and the sixth largest carrier in the nation. Meena also led the start-up of Telepak Networks, Inc., a fiber optic based broadband networking company that today operates as C Spire Fiber and has served as a catalyst for the company’s geographic expansion over the last decade.