Allen R. Hoopes
Allen Allen R. Hoopes is the board chairman and chief executive officer of Silver Star Communications. Silver Star is a broadband and mobile wireless company headquartered in Freedom, Wyoming. Silver Star Communications was incorporated in 1948 under Wyoming law. Silver Star provides mobile wireless and high-speed broadband services to western Wyoming including the communities of Star Valley, Afton, and Jackson. Silver Star also provides broadband services in eastern Idaho in the communities of Ammon, Idaho Falls, Driggs, Soda Springs, and Victor.
Hoopes also currently serves as a board member of the Rural Telephone Finance Cooperative based in Dulles, Virgina. RTFC is a rural lender to the communications industry supporting infrastructure lending and credit support services.
He also is currently a board of director of the NTCA-Rural Broadband Association headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and serves as a member of its Government Affairs Committee. NTCA is a national organization providing legislative support and advocacy for telecommunication provider members in all 50 states.
Hoopes has more than 28 years of experience in both the mobile wireless and broadband industries. Hoopes is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s of science degree in finance and marketing. He is married to Jamielyn, and they are the parents of five children—four girls, one boy. Away from the office, Hoopes enjoys running, hunting, snowmobiling, camping, fishing, hiking, and water sports.
Board Term Expiration Date: 03/01/2018
CEO, Silver Star Communications