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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 12, 2021



Shenandoah Telecommunications Company

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)



(Commission File Number)



(IRS Employer Identification No.)


500 Shentel Way

P.O. Box 459

Edinburg, VA 22824

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(540) 984-4141

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock (No Par Value) SHEN NASDAQ Global Select Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company


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Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On March 12, 2021, Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (the “Company”) was notified that Chase L. Stobbe is resigning as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Stobbe will remain in his position for a period not later than April 30, 2021 to assist in the orderly transition of his responsibilities. Mr. Stobbe, age 37, has served as the Company’s Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since April 2019.


Effective upon Mr. Stobbe’s departure, James J. Volk, age 57, will assume the responsibilities of Chief Accounting Officer of the Company in addition to his existing responsibilities as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Volk has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since June 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Volk served as Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations of Uniti Group Inc. from 2016 to 2018, and as Chief Financial Officer of PEG Bandwidth from 2012 to 2016.



















Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Dated: March 18, 2021 /s/ Raymond B. Ostroski                                      
  Raymond B. Ostroski
  Vice President - Legal and General Counsel