Broadband Executive Director
City of Fort Collins
Fort Collins Connexion
Colman brings 25+ years of experience in Finance, IT, business planning and project management to his role as Broadband Executive Director for the City of Fort Collins. His expertise in Fiber Optics networks – from the initial business planning and technical architecture to software implementation – has been instrumental in the success of the municipally-owned utility, EPB. Additionally, Colman has worked with numerous other cities, utilities and co-ops to launch their fiber optic networks. Colman received a degree in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University, was a Certified Public Accountant, and has earned numerous certifications including a 6 Sigma Black Belt Certification.
Fort Collins Connexion, a municipally-owned utility, provides gigabit-speed Internet, advanced video, and phone services, to the residents and businesses of Fort Collins, Colorado. Rooted in the principles of equitability, net neutrality and local investment, municipal broadband is a clear disruption in the traditional Service Provider footprint – and Fort Collins Connexion is leading the charge in Northern Colorado.
With a keen eye on underserved communities, disadvantaged households, and thoughtful use of existing infrastructure, Fort Collins Connexion is perfectly positioned to provide ubiquitous world class services to all City premises.