President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Gardner joined Brinks Home Security™ in September 2015 with more than 25 years of expertise in operations management, strategic development, finance, accounting, and financial reporting. His management philosophy combines meticulous analysis, strong operational metrics, consistent communications, collaborative governance, and a passionate team approach.
Jeff was President and CEO for nine years at Windstream, a Fortune 500 communications and services provider. He transformed Windstream from a legacy wireline company to a next-generation communications leader as the company acquired nine entities with a combined value of more than $5 billion.
Before that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Alltel Corp., and served in various executive positions at 360 Communications. Jeff is a current National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow. He is a CPA with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Accounting from Purdue University, as well as an MBA from The College of William & Mary.