LightStream is pleased to announce and welcome Tim Gilford as the Director of Marketing and Sales. As LightStream expands, it is focusing on customer feedback, community outreach and strategic growth.

Gilford joins the LightStream team after 11 years in the consumer goods industry where he specialized in analysis, international trade, logistics, and management. Gilford’s financial background will benefit the sales and marketing role as LightStream continues its growth in Pulaski and White counties.

“LightStream offers an impressive fiber-optic service in underserved areas. I look forward to developing new ways to help our communities take advantage of our services,” said Gilford.

LightStream’s CEO, Brent Gillum noted, “We are very excited to have Tim join the management team. His experience, education, and enthusiasm will help us continue to provide better customer experiences while improving and expanding our fiber network.”

Tim lives in Monticello with his wife, Jill, two daughters, Quinn and Mae, and their dog, Wrigley. He holds a BS in accounting and MBA in finance from the University of Indianapolis.

About LightStream/PWRTC

Headquartered in Buffalo, Indiana, Pulaski White Rural Telephone Cooperative (PWRTC) has been providing telecommunications services in the greater Buffalo, Pulaski and Star City areas since 1954. PWRTC and its wholly owned subsidiary Pulaski White Communications, collectively doing business as LightStream, provide high-speed Internet, TV, and voice services to approximately 2,400 customers. The company is focused on expanding its fiber-optic network to ensure greater northern Indiana enjoys advanced communications services on par with major metropolitan areas at reasonable prices. For more information on LightStream, visit

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