George Steinke has served on the GVTC Board since 2008. He currently serves as Vice Chairman and is a member of the Long Range Planning, Audit/Finance, and Executive committees. His dedication and leadership have been integral in increasing customer value as evidenced by the Membership Dividend Program, the return of over $58 million in Capital Credits since 2008, and the continued expansion of the fiber optic network. As a 30-year GVTC co-op member, he knows that rapidly changing technology and increasing competition from large companies are formidable challenges GVTC faces. His commitment to growing customer value, strategic business acumen, and board experience will ensure that GVTC meets these challenges and continues to thrive.
His community service includes sitting as the Commissioner/VP of Canyon Lake Fire/EMS, a Director of the Comal County 100 Club, a Co-Chair of the Tye Preston Memorial Library (TPML) Capital Campaign, participant of the Comal Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy, member of the Fischer Community Center and Fischer Agricultural Society, and TPML Friend.
George Steinke and wife, Sandra, reside in Fischer, Texas. He is Founder of Winrock Ventures, a strategic consulting company, whose clients include Halliburton, Microsoft, PricewaterhouseCoopers, SAP and Schlumberger. He was awarded an NDEA fellowship and graduated cum laude from Baylor University with a Physics Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Mathematics. Previously, he was Senior VP of Marketing and VP of Global Business Development of Schlumberger; Founder and President of GlobalSoft-Schlumberger, and Executive VP of Intergraph. Currently, Mr. Steinke is a board member of several technology companies, including STAR Park: Texas State University.