Tanya is founder of Plus One Strategic Communications, LLC, a marketing and communications firm specializing in the rural telecommunications industry. She is an accomplished communications and business development professional with extensive communications strategy, marketing, business and industry analysis experience.
Tanya was most recently the vice president of corporate relations for the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) where she was responsible for the strategic leadership of communications, marketing, and public relations. Prior to NRTC, Tanya served as the senior director of external affairs at the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Before joining USAC, Tanya spent nearly seven years as the vice president of business development for CoBank. Tanya began her career in 1992 at the then United States Telephone Association (USTA) where she held the position of director of member relations. Tanya was an original Board member of RWA and has held board and/or committee positions for numerous industry associations including NCBA, NTCA, FRS, TELERGEE Alliance, OPASTCO, FRED, RCA and WTA.
Tanya serves as CEO to RWA – The Rural Wireless Association.