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Michael C. Morey

President & Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Morey has been serving as President and CEO of Bluebird Network since 2012.With more than 34 years of telecommunications experience, Morey has served as President & CEO of Voxitas, Senior Vice President at NuVox, Regional Vice President of Electric Lightwave, Inc. and held various management positions within his 13 years at AT&T. During his tenure at Bluebird Network, the company has more than doubled in size and was named as one of the fastest growing companies in Missouri in 2015. Morey’s experience and strong management skills proved successful when Bluebird Network received INC 5000 in 2013 and 2014 as one of the fastest growing private companies nationally.  Voxitas also received INC 5000 recognition in 2007, 2008, and 2009. He also serves on the Board of Directors of INDATEL and the Missouri Telecommunications Industry Association.  Morey earned a BS and MBA while attending the University of Southern California.

Chris Bach

Chief Financial Officer


Mr. Bach was on the ground floor of the Bluebird Media start-up serving as its CFO. In that capacity, he ensured compliance of a $45 million federal grant; plus, he lead and managed the $110 million merger with Missouri Network Alliance (MNA). He continues in the position of CFO for Bluebird Network where his knowledge of the company has helped create and execute a strong business plan. He oversees all aspects of the financial and accounting functions of the business and communicates his strategic vision with the board of directors and executive management team. Acting as one of the lead negotiators, his financial expertise led to the successful acquisition of the Bluebird Underground data center. Along with Mr. Bach's 15+ years of experience in public and private auditing and accounting, he brings his uncompromising integrity and high ethical standards to Bluebird Network.

Stephen M. Crane

Chief Operating Officer


Mr. Crane was named Chief Operating Officer in August, 2013, after serving as Vice President of Engineering & Operations for Bluebird Network since 2010. He has 30 years of telecommunication experience that includes work at MCI Telecommunications, Sprint, and Aerial Communications/VoiceStream Wireless/T-Mobile. He has a comprehensive technical understanding of network design, planning and systems engineering. His knowledge and expertise was proven after he served as one of the lead negotiators for the acquisition of the Bluebird Underground data center. With his leadership, Bluebird Underground successfully completed the first phase of its planned expansion, allowing the facility to keep up with the increasing demand for data center services and maintain 100% uptime during construction.  Mr. Crane has a diverse background in wireless, local, long distance and broadband technologies that prepare him for the complexities of the converging telecommunications industry and the expansion of the network demand.

Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, was formed by integrating Bluebird Media, Missouri Network Alliance, and Illinois Network Alliance. In 2014, an underground data center was acquired and created Bluebird Underground, adding a data center facility to the Bluebird suite of services.  Today, our network has over 6,000 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections.

Our company has deep roots in rural communities.  Bluebird Network is a collection of Missouri and Illinois telephone companies which connect to each other and to the Internet, as well as other carriers beyond their service areas.  This provides transport services, Internet access, and high speed bandwidth opportunities to rural and urban communities.


By leveraging our network, resources, and innovative employees, we develop solutions that deliver broadband opportunities across the Midwest.  We have over 127 Points of Presence (POP) including the major cities of Chicago, Springfield, St, Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, and Tulsa. Through our strategic partner, INDATEL, we realize national reach by connecting with the fiber optic networks of independent phone companies to utilize 60,000 fiber route miles and over 850 POP's nationally; giving us the ability to connect communities all across the country with a fast, reliable, broadband infrastructure.


Our commitment is to the communities we serve and the individuals that live there. Our employees, who are as unique as our fiber, make our organization. At Bluebird, we deliver world-class services to our enterprise, carrier and data center customers. With our broadband backbone, we provide the resources needed for business and communities to grow and thrive. With the perfect balance of unmatched customer support and the latest technology, we can work together to create a customized network solution that meets your broadband requirements.






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Bluebird values your business and respects our customers' right to privacy. Under state and federal law, you have a right, and Bluebird has a duty, to protect the confidentiality of your Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI). CPNI is information about the quantity, technical configuration, type, destination, location, usage, and billing of your Bluebird service. Bluebird will not use or disclose your CPNI except as permitted or required by federal statute (47 U.S.C.§ 222) and applicable FCC regulations (47 CFR §§ 64.2001 - 64.2009). We will use your CPNI only to provide Bluebird services to you or to suggest other Bluebird communications-related services tailored to your needs. These protections apply automatically, and you do not need to take any action in order to benefit from them.


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As a Bluebird customer, you have the right to impose additional restrictions on Bluebird’s use of your CPNI by "opting out." If you opt out, Bluebird cannot use your CPNI to market additional services to you. Opting out will not affect the provision of any Bluebird service to which you already subscribe, but it may prevent you from receiving certain information about additional services from Bluebird. If we do not hear from you within 30 days after you first sign up for Bluebird service, we will assume you do not wish to opt out. However, you can choose to opt out at any time. Your decision whether or not to opt-out will remain in effect until you change it. In order to opt out, please notify Bluebird in writing.  Please mail the opt out information to Bluebird Corporate Office,  2005 W. Broadway, Bldg. A, Suite 215, Columbia, MO 65203 Attn: CPNI Information, and provide the following information: (1) customer name, (2) service billing address, (3) telephone number including area code, and (4) service account number. Removing consent will not affect your current Service.






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