John Reardon was named President and CEO of Schurz Communications, Inc., as of February 1, 2023. Mr. Reardon is very familiar with Schurz Communications, serving as an independent Director since 2020. He has served as CEO and other senior roles for multiple firms in the telecommunications and technology-related industries for more than 20 years.
Prior to joining Schurz Communications, Mr. Reardon was Of Counsel to Kutak Rock LLP in the firm’s Corporate and Government Services Department, where he worked with several prominent broadband companies. He also served as Director of Strategies for Smart Cities at American Infrastructure Partners (2019-2021); and as a Managing Director and CEO of Choctaw Telecommunications, LLC, a wireless communications company (2011-2019). Mr. Reardon has held senior leadership roles, including CEO and General Counsel, for other telecommunications and technology companies, including: MCLM, LLC and Critical RF, Inc. (2006-2011); and Mobex Communications, Inc. and Mobex Network Services Co., a nationwide carrier of wireless services (1997-2005). He began his career as a telecom associate for the law firm of Keller and Heckman, LLP from 1994-1997.
Mr. Reardon was a founding and current Board Member of Oxford Lane Capital Corporation (Nasdaq Global: OXLC). He is a 2008 graduate of the CEO mentoring program Mindshare, and he was elected to serve on the Board for three years (2015-2018). Mr. Reardon is past President and a Board Member of the Columbia Law School Alumni Association of Washington, DC. He was recently elected to the Board of Directors of ACA Connects. He is the founder of Children’s Hospital Artists, Readers and Musicians (CHARM), a Washington, D.C.-based charity that entertains young patients at their bedside.
Mr. Reardon has a B.A. from Boston University, summa cum laude, and earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School. He and his wife, Leslie, have two grown daughters, Sophie and Adele.