Gene M. Betts

Gene M. Betts
Former CFO, Embarq Corporation

Last Updated: 10/14/2014

Executive Summary

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 se (there's more...)

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Betts donated money to both the Democratic and Republican parties in 2004, and to Republican John McCain’s presidential campaign in 2007.
  • He is married and has three adult children.
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Biographical Highlights

  • Born in 1953
  • Betts graduated with a BBA and an MBA from the University of Kansas, and is a certified public accountant.
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Other Boards and Organizations

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Buffalo Funds Mutual Fund Complex (2001-2010)
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Garmin International Inc. (2001-2013)
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