Ritchie Sorrells

GVTC's president and chief executive officer, is responsible for the company's overall operations. Since joining GVTC in 2003, Mr. Sorrells has changed the business strategy and corporate culture from a monopolistic telephone cooperative to a highly competitive, multi-product communications company.

The interview covers a wide-range of topics affecting the communication industry and emphasizes GVTC’s fiber-to-the-home strategy, commitment to developing new products, and providing superior customer service.

San Antonio's Business Makers Interview:


Kathleen Banse

Kathleen Banse is a true leader in the Bulverde-Spring Branch community. She’s an established insurance agent who dedicates many hours as a volunteer. Her professional, yet easy demeanor connects with her rural customers like she’s been here all her life. Yet, Kathleen is a relative newcomer to the area. She traded in a career as a successful San Antonio luxury car salesperson, for an opportunity to work in the Hill Country. Now Kathleen has found her true calling: helping people through her business and community involvement. Learn more about Kathleen’s impact on the people she serves, in this GVTC Customer Profile.


Phillip Bell

Known as the "Green Guru," Phillip Bell is a commercial and residential Realtor based in Kendall County. Phillip specializes in representing properties that are built or remodeled to meet stringent environmental standards. He's also active with area nonprofits including the Kendall County Economic Development Corp. and the Boerne Historic Landmark Commission. GVTC commends Phillip on his passion for conservation and community involvement. Learn more about how Phillip is increasing environmental awareness in this GVTC Customer Profile.