25 Jul Doug Maglothin
Doug is presently serving as the lead on the Diamond State Networks middle mile project which is the largest and fastest networks of its kind in all of Arkansas. Founded by electric cooperatives, DSN’s goal is to make Arkansas the most significantly connected state in the country by promoting fast and affordable broadband to every corner of the state. Working alongside the coops, Doug helped to develop Diamond State Networks from its inception in 2020 as a consultant by way of his firm, Leverage Broadband Strategies. At Leverage, Doug leads strategic growth consulting where he works with clients around the world. Prior Leverage, Doug led numerous growth functions for Ritter Communications, Verizon Wireless and Alltel Wireless. Doug holds both an Executive MBA and a Master of Information Systems degree from the University of Arkansas and he is active in local philanthropic initiatives in his hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas where he serves on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations.