Stan Sword serves as vice president of Total Rewards for Sprint Nextel in Overland Park, Kansas. He serves a dual role as vice president of Relationship Management for Sprint’s corporate center functions. Sword came to Sprint from Applebee’s International, where he was an executive vice president and their Chief People Officer. Prior to Applebee’s, Sword spent seven years at Cerner Corporation, a $1B health care information technology provider. The first five years he served as Cerner’s Chief People Officer and the last two years he was the president of their Great Lakes Sales and Services Unit. Before Cerner, Sword worked at AT&T in both their NCR and AT&T Solutions operating units. At NCR, Stan was the vice president of Organization Development supporting their $2.3B worldwide services team. At AT&T Solutions, Sword was a partner in their outsourcing practice leading the firm’s, resource management, knowledge management, professional development and executive recruiting functions. Before AT&T, Sword worked at Andersen Consulting, where he spent five years consulting with clients and five years in their professional education unit. Sword holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, In addition to his professional role with Sprint Nextel, Sword is a board member for Reveal Ministries and a member of the United Way’s Tocqueville Society.