President & CEO
Tad Deriso is President & CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation. In 2004, Tad helped create MBC, a 501(c)(4) Not-For-Profit organization that has built and operates an advanced open‐access fiber optic network in unserved areas of Southern Virginia. MBC’s network provides wholesale only access to carriers, ISP’s and other telecom providers to extend their network reach, reduce their access costs and improve their performance in rural Virginia. MBC owns and operates over 2,000 route miles of fiber network in primarily unserved and underserved regions of Virginia. MBC has dramatically improved Broadband Internet access in rural Virginia and has also helped attract over $3.2 Billion of private sector capital investments and over 2,000 jobs in southern Virginia.