New Managing Director to lead Mobile Citizen initiative
Longmont, Colo. – Sept. 11, 2014 – Mobile Citizen, an initiative of Voqal that aims to help bridge the digital divide by reducing the costs associated with Internet access for nonprofits and schools, has a new leader at the helm – Cassie Bair. Bair, who has over 15 years of experience in operations and strategic marketing, will serve as Mobile Citizen’s managing director.
“I’m excited to welcome Cassie to Voqal. Her nonprofit and start-up experience is key during this time of growth and change, both at Mobile Citizen specifically, and in the mobile sector as a whole,” said Adam Miller, Voqal COO.
Most recently, Bair served as the vice president of marketing and strategic partnerships at Mobile Accord, a private sector company, where she implemented national and international business strategy in the text for social good industry, including SMS based donation management, communications strategies and surveying.
Bair holds a master’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in Integrated Marketing Communications and a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University in Applied Communications.
Voqal is a collaboration of five nonprofit organizations that work to advance social equity by supporting nonprofit organizations and individuals that use technology and media to build an educated, empowered and engaged public. Voqal provides grants, fellowships, affordable mobile Internet, educational content and wireless spectrum advocacy. For more information, visit voqal.org.
About Mobile Citizen
Mobile Citizen was the first fourth generation (4G) service provider in the U.S. to offer mobile broadband service exclusively to nonprofits and schools at remarkably low cost. Mobile Citizen’s wireless Internet service is powered by 4G technology, which makes it lightning fast and easy to use. Mobile Citizen is an initiative of Voqal. For more information, visit mobilecitizen.org.