Tim Donahue has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nextel Communications, Inc. since August 1999. He began his career with Nextel in January 1996 as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Before joining Nextel, Mr. Donahue served as northeast regional president for AT&T Wireless Services operations from 1991 to 1996.
Mr. Donahue started his career with AT&T Wireless Services (formerly McCaw Cellular Communications) in 1986 as president for McCaw Cellular’s paging division. In 1989, he was named McCaw Cellular’s president for the US central region.
Mr. Donahue is a graduate of John Carroll University with a BA in English Literature.