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GVTC Names New Board of Director

San Antonio, TX | June 23, 2021 —The GVTC Board of Directors welcomed a new member at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. Lorie Winkler was voted in to serve as director of District II, which serves the Smithson Valley and Bulverde areas. Winkler holds a BA in Accounting and Computer Systems Management from Texas Lutheran University. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Culture Facilitator, and Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA). She has worked at USAA for over 35 years and for the past 10 years, she has led teams in the Internal Audit function for USAA. Currently, she leads the talent management initiatives for internal audit.

In her community, Winkler supports Provisions, Bulverde Spring Branch Activity Center, and local water conservation programs. As a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ms. Winkler currently serves on the Property Team and the Call Committee. Prior roles include leading the children’s Sunday School Program and overseeing the St. Paul Christian Day School Board. She and her husband, Brent, have lived in Bulverde for over 25 years raising their two children, both Smithson Valley High School graduates.

Winkler understands the importance of dependable and effective communication services, assessing business risks, and innovating products and services. “GVTC has been part of my family for the past 25 years and I am honored and humbled to be chosen by the community to serve as a director at this amazing company”, said Winkler.


About GVTC:

GVTC is an award-winning fiber optics communications provider delivering high-speed Internet, digital cable TV, phone and interactive home security monitoring to residential and business customers in far north San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country and South-Central Texas. GVTC offers Internet connection speeds up to 1 Gbps and symmetrical broadband connections, up to 100 Mbps. GVTC’s wholesale carrier transport network delivers Ethernet data delivery between San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, and Houston, with access to remote Texas markets. The company organized the GVTC GigaRegion®, a unique private-public partnership with the cities of Boerne, Bulverde and Gonzales. The GVTC GigaRegion® markets the benefits of a fiber network, along with economic incentives, to compete for jobs and improve quality of life. The company’s philanthropic arm, The GVTC Foundation, is celebrating more than a decade of charitable giving. With more than $2.6 million in contributions throughout GVTC’s service area.