Carole D. Monroe

Board Chair, Community Outreach
ValleyNet, Inc.


Carole Monroe is the Chair of the Board of ValleyNet, Inc. the operations company of ECFiber and LymeFiber. She works with communities in New Hampshire and Vermont to find solutions to enhance broadband development in rural areas. Previously she was the CEO of Valleynet for over four (4) years. ECFiber is a community-owned, fiber-optic network in East Central Vermont. ECFiber delivers high-speed internet access to the homes, businesses, and civic institutions of 24 member towns. Their top priority is reaching the unserved and underserved locations, with a focus on back roads and outlying neighborhoods.

As a Broadband Consultant, Carole worked with the City of Keene, NH on a Gigabit City vision. As the Executive Director of New Hampshire FastRoads, she lead the build of the regional fiber-optic network in western New Hampshire delivering gigabit broadband to community anchor institutions, businesses, and residents.

Carole has 35 years of technology and leadership experience. Prior to her work with New Hampshire FastRoads, she spent ten years as the CIO for Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H. and the previous two decades at BankBoston as a Vice President and Sr. Technical Manager Networking Services.

Carole Monroe was co-chair of Monadnock Connect, a predecessor to New Hampshire FastRoads, founded in 2001. She holds a MBA in finance from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Western Connecticut University.

September 22-24, 2020

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