Alan Gardner
Chief People Officer, Frontier Communications
CCP, GRP

M. Alan Gardner is the Chief People Officer at Frontier Communications. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Verizon Communications, where he led centers of expertise encompassing the overall employee experience in support of 175,000 employees around the globe. 

Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Verizon Wireless, which at the time was an $87 billion U.S.-based joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone, with 85,000 employees. 

In addition to other executive roles of increasing responsibility at Verizon, Alan was the Director of Compensation at GTE Corporation. He began his career at American Express, UCCEL Corporation, and General Dynamics. 

Professional Designation Professional Designations/ Accreditations:

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®)
  • Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®)

Education Education

  • MBA, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
  • BS, computer science, the University of North Texas
  • M. Alan Gardner is the Chief People Officer at Frontier Communications. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Verizon Communications, where he led centers of expertise encompassing the overall employee experience in support of 175,000 employees around the globe. 

    Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Verizon Wireless, which at the time was an $87 billion U.S.-based joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone, with 85,000 employees. 

    In addition to other executive roles of increasing responsibility at Verizon, Alan was the Director of Compensation at GTE Corporation. He began his career at American Express, UCCEL Corporation, and General Dynamics. 

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