ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluebird Network, a communications infrastructure provider and operator of two data centers and over 11,000 miles of carrier-grade fiber network, is excited to welcome John Nolan as Bluebird’s Chief Development Officer. Effective April 17, Nolan will be responsible for leading all aspects of corporate development, including M&A, business development, corporate strategy and innovation.
Nolan brings over 20 years of P&L experience with a record of producing exceptional results in sales, vendor management, business development, marketing and finance with AT&T. In his most recent position as Vice President of Global Connections and Alliance Management, he transformed AT&T’s multi-billion dollar cost structure for data, voice and international roaming with carriers in the US and around the world while improving supplier performance and increasing automation in support of AT&T’s wireless and wireline business objectives.
“As a Missouri native, I’m thrilled to join Bluebird Network,” Nolan said. “I’ve worked with and admired the Bluebird leadership team as a customer for almost a decade where they were a strong supplier with a reputation for reliability, flexibility and integrity. They are doing great work across the Midwest, and I am looking forward to leveraging my experience to help further their mission of connecting communities and carriers across the region.”
Bluebird Network President and CEO, Michael Morey, echoed Nolan’s sentiments and noted his excitement for what this development will mean for the future of the company.
“When I think about what John [Nolan] will bring to our team, I’m excited at the potential for large, transformational opportunities coming our way,” Morey said. “This is a big deal for Bluebird and aligns with our aggressive growth strategy. I’m confident John will drive positive – and extensive – changes here at Bluebird.”
Nolan earned his Finance degree from University of Missouri – Columbia and his MBA from Saint Louis University. In addition, he recently served as Vice-Chairman of the Board for Capacity Media’s Global Leaders Forum and on the MEF Board of Directors helping drive industry-wide collaboration on important issues. He has also served in various capacities supporting United Way of Dallas and the Boy Scouts of America Circle 10 Council.
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About Bluebird Network
Bluebird Network is a communications infrastructure provider and data center operator. Since 1999, Bluebird Network, headquartered in Missouri, has provided internet and transport services, via its fiber infrastructure, to Carriers and Enterprises in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Bluebird owns two data centers: an underground facility in Springfield, MO, and a facility in the Quad Cities. Bluebird operates more than 11,000 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections with over 82,000 on-net and near-net buildings and 160 Points of Presence (PoP) sites spanning the Midwest, including the major cities of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield (MO and IL), Tulsa, Peoria, Rockford, Bloomington, Normal and the Quad Cities.
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