Diego Anderson joined Schurz Communications in January 2024 as the Executive Vice President of Broadband. He is responsible for leading the strategy and management of Schurz’s broadband portfolio: Antietam Broadband in Maryland, Burlington Telecom in Vermont, Hiawatha Broadband in Minnesota, Long Lines Broadband in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, NKTelco in Ohio, and Orbitel Communications in Arizona.
Diego has deep operational experience in the fiber broadband sector, most recently as CEO of Lumos, a fiber provider in Virginia and North Carolina. Earlier, his roles included Senior Vice President and General Manager of Segra and Vice President of Operations for Lumos Networks. He began his career at Sprint and nTelos Wireless, where he held a variety of positions in network engineering, construction, operations, and strategic planning.
He brings a passion for the industry, and as a strategist likes to understand the data and make decisions based on the best information available to enhance communities with better broadband fiber connectivity. He brings much experience building tens of thousands of fiber passings, overseeing broadband growth in both organic and M&A scenarios, developing sales teams for business and residential fiber networks, and leading with a focus on customer care and excellence.
Diego is married and has two grown children, DeeJay and Julia. He and his wife, Regina, live in Charlottesville, Virginia. Anderson is based in the Hagerstown, MD office.