Gene M. Betts
Former CFO, Embarq Corporation
Betts is a CPA and was a Partner at Arthur Young & Co. (now Ernst & Young LLP) before coming to Sprint in 1987. He assumed the CFO role at Embarq, when it was spun off from Sprint-Nextel in 2006. In October 2008, EMBARQ and CenturyTel announced they would merge. In 2009 the combined company was christened CenturyLink and the senior leadership team was chosen from executives from both CenturyTel and EMBARQ. Betts left the company in 2009.