National Telecommunications Cooperative Association
Shirley Bloomfield became NTCA's chief executive officer on July 1, 2010. Bloomfield brings her strength as an advocate for rural telecommunications and a unique combination of rural telecom knowledge, expertise in building alliances and management capabilities to the position.
With 23 years in telecommunications, Bloomfield began her career on Capitol Hill as a staff aide to Congressman David Obey. She went on to serve as a congressional aide on the House Budget Committee. She landed at NTCA as a lobbyist in 1986 and advanced her career leaving NTCA in 2007 as the vice president of government affairs and association services overseeing government affairs, membership, educati