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South Slope Announces Brian Hamacher as New Chief Operating Officer

April 11, 2023

Eastern Iowa-based internet service provider South Slope Cooperative Communications announces Brian Hamacher as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. With his vast industry experience, Hamacher is positioned to lead South Slope into a new era of growth and success.

Hamacher has been in the telecommunications industry for 20 years and was COO at Western Iowa Networks in Carroll, Iowa, before joining South Slope as Director of Operations in 2018. During his tenure at South Slope, Hamacher has played a crucial role in streamlining processes, migrating to a new billing platform, improving network resiliency, and increasing network capacity by five times. “I’m proud of these accomplishments and the teams that have helped implement them here at South Slope,” said Hamacher. “These improvements have been immensely beneficial to both our customers and our employees.”

In his new role as COO, Hamacher will identify strategic business opportunities and work with current and new partners to support customers and the communities South Slope serves. “The broadband industry evolves quickly, and I’m dedicated to helping South Slope innovate and grow along with it.”
“Brian is a proven leader who has demonstrated the ability to grow our network, launch new services and position South Slope at the forefront of our industry,” said Chuck Deisbeck, South Slope CEO. “In his new role as COO, he will be instrumental in guiding South Slope into our next chapter.”


About South Slope Cooperative Communications

South Slope Cooperative Communications provides reliable broadband internet, phone and television services to homes and businesses in East Central Iowa. With unrivaled customer service and a dedication to the community, South Slope operates as a co-op so members’ investments go right back to improving Eastern Iowa infrastructure. Providing cutting-edge communications solutions since 1958, South Slope continues to lead the charge in delivering world-class technologies to its service area on an extensive fiber network. For more information, please visit

For more information or to schedule an interview with a company representative, please contact:
Shane Starke
Marketing Manager

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