Connected Nation

Connected Nation is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that expands access to and use of broadband Internet and the related technologies that are enabled when individuals and communities have the opportunity and desire to connect.




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Tom Ferree
Chairman & CEO
Chris Pedersen
EVP, Development & Planning
Heather Gate
EVP, Digital Inclusion
J. Brent Legg
EVP, Government Affairs
Ashley Hitt
VP, GeoAnalytics
Emily Jordan
VP, Education Initiatives
Frank Martinez
VP, Strategic Initiatives
Tim LeDonne
Executive Director, State Programs
Jessica Denson
Director, Communications
Ryan Johnson
Director, IT
John Determan
Director, Engineering & Technical Services
Molly Weiner
Director, Local & Regional Planning
Heather Huddleston
Director, Program Development
Wes Kerr
Director, Community Solutions
Grant Blumenthal
Project Manager
Tom Stephenson
Broadband Solutions Manager
Mark Messer
Broadband Data Manager
Pam Waggoner
Broadband Solutions Manager
Layne Wagner
Broadband Field Manager
Dan Manning
Broadband Solutions Advisor
Jerry Kirsch
Broadband Field Manager
Michelle Currier
Broadband Solutions Manager
Melanie Hatfield
Human Resources Manager
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