Audrey D. Hallett joined CenturyLink as Director of Contracts for federal government markets in January 2001. Her role is to ensure federal agencies have access to CenturyLink's expanding network, hosting/cloud, and IT support services portfolio through a full complement of contract vehicles, while leading the organization in forming industry partnerships and small business alliances. Since her arrival, she has helped CenturyLink expand its customer base, diversify its offerings and leverage its industry relationships to provide alternate channels for delivery of CenturyLink services. She brings to CenturyLink a total of thirty seven years of federal and commercial acquisition experience. Prior to CenturyLink, she spent nine years with Sprint Corporation managing its procurement and subcontracts departments before ultimately assuming responsibility for managing all Sprint federal and state government contracts and subcontracts. Hallett previously provided acquisition support to Sprint International and Telenet Corporation for data communication opportunities in the US and Pacific Rim.
Hallett also proudly served as an officer in the United States Air Force with assignments at the Air Force Flight Test Center, the Navy/Air Force Joint Cruise Missiles Project. and the Air Force Education with Industry Program at Rockwell International. Hallett received the Air Force Commendation Award and the Air Force Systems Command Outstanding Contracting Officer of the Year Award during her military career.
Hallett holds an MBA degree in management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities Pre-Law from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.