Bluebird Network, LLC, a provider of fiber transport and internet services and owner of the Bluebird Network underground data center in Springfield, MO, recently announced that it has welcomed Carla Cooper to the team as the new Chief Financial Officer. Within this role, Cooper will aid in the strategic direction of the company, overseeing all aspects of finance.

Previously serving as the Vice President of Finance/CFO and Director of Regulatory Accounting for Fidelity Communications Co., Cooper is a versatile leader bringing three decades of experience to the Bluebird team. In her previous position, she provided oversight for finance and revenue planning and was a member of a dynamic team delivering strategic direction to Fidelity. Now, she will support the vision, values and culture of success at Bluebird Network.

Cooper received her B.S. in Accounting from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, and she holds a current CPA license in the State of Missouri. Additionally, she is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs and the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), and she also serves on the Board of Directors of EMPAQ Group Inc. and the Sullivan Educational Foundation.

“Carla comes to Bluebird with many years of experience as a CPA and CFO, and she is excited to help Bluebird embark on its new strategic infrastructure platform. Her experience with Fidelity and her prior knowledge of Bluebird make her the perfect candidate to join our executive team and help to continue our success and growth into the foreseeable future,” said Michael Morey, President and CEO of Bluebird Network.

Bluebird Network remains dedicated to densifying its network and expanding its reach into new and underserved areas. To date, the company has built over 6,500 fiber route miles to establish itself as a primary provider of transport and high-speed internet services in the Midwest. Bluebird Network provides fiber-based services in urban, rural and underserved areas, connecting rural communities to major hubs, to the internet or to the company’s underground data center. Bluebird offers a robust network and product suite to provide premium levels of service, expand business climates and bring new opportunities to Midwestern businesses and communities.

To learn more about Bluebird Network, please visit www.bluebirdnetwork.com.