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.
brings over thirty-five years of executive experience in investment banking, software engineering and fiber-optic broadband communications to the rural initiatives she
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.
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.