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Sherry C. McCuller

Wrong Sherry C. McCuller?

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (980) ***-****  
Local Address:  North Carolina , United States
McCuller Muir Management Partners LLC

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • undergraduate degree , accountancy and finance
    University of North Carolina
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McCuller Muir Management Partners, ..., 31 May 2014 [cached]
McCuller Muir Management Partners, LLC Sherry C. McCuller, Chief Executive Officer
950 W. Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1711 Phone:980-422-3354
Atlanta, Georgia30309
Sherry C. McCuller, Chief ..., 31 May 2014 [cached]
Sherry C. McCuller, Chief Executive Officer
"Connectedness deepens awareness and expands individual imagination. Imagination is the heart of creativity."
For over a decade Ms. McCuller has focused exclusively on funding and deployment of advanced technologies in rural underserved areas. She brings over thirty-five years of executive experience in investment banking, software engineering and fiber-optic broadband communications to the rural initiatives she serves. As a resident of a sparsely populated rural county, with a small business base isolated from metropolitan trading centers by the 6,000+ peaks of the Southern Appalachian Highlands, she understands the critical importance of connectivity and affordable access to advanced communications infrastructure and applications for community economic development, small businesses, entrepreneurs, education and health care.
Since 1999, Ms. McCuller has helped rural communities develop informed and effective strategies and technology and business plans that have attracted over $246 million in public, private and nonprofit funding. Ms. McCuller has successfully managed large-scale infrastructure deployments and early-stage management of advanced technology ventures on behalf of public, private and philanthropic funders.
Ms. McCuller serves as a Board member and Chairman of the Policy and Legal Committee of the Southeast Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, a regional chapter of NATOA. NATOA is the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors in Washington DC, serving local governments throughout the United States. Ms. McCuller was elected to the Board of NATOA in 2010 and serves as Co-chair of NATOA's Policy and Legal Committee.
Welcome to Appalachian Access, 18 May 2001 [cached]
Having fiber-optic cable will mean companies and private contractors in WNC can send packets of data to clients worldwide as fast and as affordably as their counterparts in densely wired urban areas like Charlotte and the Research Triangle, project manager Sherry McCuller said Thursday.
Appalachian Access is an initiative by more than 100 businesses, schools and governments and others in 23 counties to get fiber-optic service far faster and accommodating than access to the Internet that most businesses here currently have.
It hopes to convince a vendor that there's enough of a need by businesses and schools already and that there would be even more if fiber optic were available.
McCuller made her comments to the Rural Internet Access Authority at Southwestern Community College Thursday.The college is spearheading the Appalachian Access effort, and the authority backs it.
WNC businesses for years have been frustrated by the expense of transmitting data over the existing phone lines.
It's so expensive because the nearest on-ramp to the fiber-optic "superhighway" is in Charlotte, Knoxville, Tenn., and Greenville, S.C. Companies in WNC pay toll charges there and back.
McCuller is managing director of The Institute at Mars Hill College, which is doing the research for Appalachian Access.She said 11 companies are interested in providing the fiber-optic cable to the area needs.
A "formal indication of intention" to be the cable entity is like an engagement to be married, McCuller explained.A contract comes next, after program administrators select whichever company best suits the areas needs, she said.
Already she and other project participants have identified $12 million worth of business in WNC that need fiber-optic cable.That alone is all administrators need to get a better price for high-speed access, McCuller said.
There are 109 companies in and around Buncombe County that could use the high-speed lines, McCuller told the board, declining to name any of them.She said there are 14 in Cherokee County, eight in Clay County and 32 on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Reservation and in Jackson, Swain, Macon and Haywood counties.
There are also 19 hospitals and health care organizations that need higher speed access, McCuller said, so that doctors and hospitals in Waynesville and Sylva, for example, can send X-rays instantaneously and clearly to radiologists at Mission St. Joseph's Health System of interpretation.
NATOA | about | Board of Directors, 29 Mar 2012 [cached]
Sherry McCuller President Peregrine Management Partners LLC 2387 S. Toe River Rd. Burnsville, NC 28714 Phone: 828-675-9290 Fax: 828-675-9290
Sherry McCuller
News Articles -BalsamWest FiberNET, 9 Mar 2007 [cached]
"It is not a diverse handoff," said Sherry McCuller, CFO of BalsamWest.
"We're sort of an unusual company," McCuller said.
One rural hospital, McCuller said, needed to get radiology imaging to a centralized site 40 miles away. Because bandwidth was so expensive, the hospital would copy the radiology images to CD then drive them to the centralized site - from the emergency room.
"We connected three rural hospitals with the big regional hospital here and we cut their time from 30 minutes by car to 12 seconds and reduced their cost by 25 times," McCuller said.
BalsamWest, she emphasized, doesn't compete with local businesses. The network isn't a service provider, it's a wholesaler for those who would put their own services on it at a substantial cost savings over what was previously available and with an end result that's unfamiliar to most rural areas.
"Drake and the Tribe's vision for BalsamWest is to recreate these climates for doing business here," she said.
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