Barry Adair

EVP/GM/CEO, Wabash Communications CO-OP/Wabash Communications/Illinois Fiber Connect
Louisville, IL
NTCA Board of Director, Northeast Region Cooperative


Barry Adair is currently the EVP/GM/CEO for Wabash Communications CO-OP/Wabash Communications/Illinois Fiber Connect located in Louisville, IL. Mr. Adair has served in this position for 3 years. His 19 years of industry experience consist of 10 years as an Accounting Manager at West Ky Rural Telephone Cooperative and 4 years as Chief Financial Officer at BEK Communications Cooperative. The last 5 years have been at Wabash Communications Cooperative. He was named EVP/GM in 2015 and has overseen the completion of the FTTH gigabit-capable network overbuild and has driven aggressive corporate growth initiative through both acquisition and strategic buildout opportunities, to include a joint venture with EJ Water Cooperative to provide broadband to rural communities in Illinois.

April 8-11, 2019

Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas

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Here's a glance at last year's Summit.

Look who you'll meet at the Summit

  Unique Opportunity to Network with Broadband Systems Operators*
*Includes Telcos - Private, CLECs, ILECs; Cable Operators; Wireless Broadband Operators, Property Managers, Developers, Owners, REITs, Universities, Colleges
  Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributors 17%
  Government/Legal 12%
  Consultants, Contractors 10%
  System Installers, Service Providers 8%
  Financial Advisers, Institutions, Investors 3%

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