COLUMBIA, MO-Bluebird Network, LLC, a provider of fiber transport and internet services and owner of an underground data center, welcomes Carla Cooper as its new Chief Financial Officer. Cooper will play a key role in the strategic direction of Bluebird and will oversee all aspects of finance. She is a versatile leader bringing three decades of experience across various industries and is dedicated to supporting the vision, values and culture that leads to success.
Cooper previously served Fidelity Communications Co. as the Vice President of Finance/CFO and Director of Regulatory Accounting. She provided oversight for finance and revenue planning and was part of a dynamic team that delivered strategic direction to Fidelity.
“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.
Cooper received her B.S. in Accounting from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and holds a current CPA License in the State of Missouri. She is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs and the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). She also serves on the Board of Directors of EMPAQ Group Inc. and the Sullivan Educational Foundation. To learn more about Bluebird Network, please visit bluebirdnetwork.com.
About Bluebird Network
Since 1999, Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, has provided internet and fiber transport services to Carriers and Enterprises in Missouri, Illinois and the surrounding states. In 2014, an underground data center was acquired and created Bluebird Underground, adding a data center facility to the Bluebird suite of services. The network now has over 9,300 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections. The Bluebird fiber network also has over 135 Points of Presence (POP) sites spanning the Midwest, including the major cities of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Tulsa, Peoria, Rockford, Bloomington, Normal and the Quad Cities. To learn more, please visit bluebirdnetwork.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.