Steve Oldham, president and CEO for SureWest Commun-ications, which is based in Roseville, was honored in the January 2009 issue of the Sacramento Business Journal as one of four finalists for the Sacramento region’s 2008 Executive of the Year. Oldham was mentioned in the feature for his leadership in transforming SureWest from a traditional telephone company to an advanced broadband company. SureWest now delivers television, high speed Internet and telephone services to residential and commercial customers in the greater Sacramento and Kansas City regions. “This honor speaks to the hard work and dedication of our outstanding employees in both Sacramento and Kansas City,” Oldham said in a news release. Oldham joined SureWest’s board of directors in January 2004 and was named president and CEO in 2006.