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Stacy Evans
Chief Broadband Officer

Mr. Evans has thirty years of experience working in telecommunication networking and management. The past 16 years, he served in the telecommunications division at Bristol Virginia Utilities in the capacities of Lead Network Engineer and Manager of Network and Fiber Engineering. Beginning in 2002 he was involve with BVU OptiNet’s startup operations and continued support of the first municipal broadband network to provide triple-play services over an 100% fiber-optic network.  


Stacy has years of experience working as a leader in the business expansion and automation efforts at various operations not only BVU, but also at Aerus Electrolux, United States Gypsum, and Fingerhut.  


In June 2018, Stacy joined BrightRidge (an electric provider in Johnson City, TN) as their Chief Broadband Officer to lead a new Broadband initiative that will provide services to a customer base of 79,000 homes and businesses in East Tennessee. BrightRidge is deploying a combination of Fiber-optic and Fixed Wireless network technologies over an eight-year build-out.


Stacy holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Information Technology from King University.  

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