Matthew Boos is General Manager of Ponderosa Telephone along with its
affiliate companies, Ponderosa Cablevision, Ponderosa Internet and
Ponderosa Long Distance. Boos joined Ponderosa in O’Neals, CA as
Financial Director in 1989 and was promoted to General Manager in
Matthew Boos has been a
champion of affordable telecommunications services for rural
Americans at the state and national levels since 1993:
Communications Association (CalCom, Sacramento, California)
– The state trade organization for small, mid-size and large
local exchange companies in California, Boos presides as a
CalCom Director since 2009, and a Member of the Small Company
Committee; He is a distinguished Past President 1996-1999,
Past Officer 1994-1996, and Past Director 1993-2002.
At USTelecom (Washington,
DC) – The national trade organization representing more than
1,000 telecommunications industry companies, Boos is a Past
Director from 2000 to 2003.
Previous to his positions
with Ponderosa, Boos was a senior telecom consultant with GVNW
Consulting in Oregon and also held several management positions
with Continental Telephone in Bakersfield, California.
Matthew Boos received his
bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California
State University, Fresno in 1977. He resides in Fresno with his
wife, Karen, and they have two adult children.