Consumer Cellular's owner is its chief executive officer, John Marick. The company is based in the Portland, Oregon, region and was founded in 1995. Consumer Cellular was named one of the "Fastest Growing Private 100 Companies" by the Portland Business Journal in 2013.
Consumer Cellular was projected to earn more than $500 million in revenue in 2014, states an article in the Portland Business Journal. In 2013, the company posted a revenue of $353.8 million. Consumer Cellular employs more than 1,000 employees as of December 2014 and aims to add 300 more by May 2015. The company had 1.7 million customers as of December 2014.