Stuart Keyes




General Manager
CenturyLink
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Geo Area
Region 8

Bio
Stuart Keyes is the General Manager for CenturyLink, Inc., with responsibilities for Louisiana, Mississippi,
Arkansas and Alabama. CenturyLink is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global
enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer
experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’
increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’
trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed
network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business. The company is headquartered in
Monroe, LA.

In his 19 years with CenturyLink, Stuart has served in many sales leadership roles, including running the
company’s CLEC division, Area Vice President of Sales for the small-medium sized business and currently
his role as GM, with sales and revenue responsibilities for the Gulf Coast area.

Stuart has served his community by serving as President of the University of Louisiana at Monroe
Athletic Foundation, YMCA Board President and currently serving as the YoungLife Committee
Chairperson. Following his tenure on the board for the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, he was
awarded the James M Shipp Young Business Leader award. He is currently serving as a board member
for the St. Francis Hospital Foundation.

When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lisa and four children, Hunter (LSU),
Kayleigh (Ole Miss), Carter and Sadie, both at Neville High School. You can usually find him watching his
children play sports on riding his bicycle.