Doug Maglothin

Diamond State Networks


Doug Maglothin is the chief executive officer for Diamond State Networks, an electric co-operative-owned middle mile project that is the largest and fastest of its kind in Arkansas. 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.

Prior to becoming CEO of Diamond State, Maglothin served as chief strategy officer of Leverage Broadband Strategies, which worked alongside the co-ops helping to develop Diamond State Networks from its inception in 2020. At Leverage, he led strategic growth consulting for clients around the world and he continues to serve as a board member. Prior to Leverage, he led numerous strategic growth functions for Ritter Communications, Verizon Wireless and Alltel Wireless.

Maglothin holds both an executive MBA and a master of information systems degree from the University of Arkansas. He is active in local philanthropic initiatives in his hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas, where he serves on the boards of multiple nonprofit organizations.

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