March 19, 2020–Andy Newton / President – Uniti Fiber

Andy Newton is President of Uniti Fiber where he stewards Uniti’s efforts to design, build and operate its fiber network infrastructure. Newton was the co-founder of Southern Light, and for the previous 19 years served as its President and CEO where he led the overall operations, strategic guidance and culture of the company. Under his direction, Southern Light grew to become one of the top 10 largest pure fiber optic providers in the country. Newton received an Economics degree from Birmingham Southern College and enjoys providing leadership to non-profits that focus on education and community planning and development.