Doug Eidahl, J.D.

VP of Regulatory & Legal

Doug has been an active participant in the industry since 1987. He provides financial and regulatory services for ILECs, CLECs, wireless, CATV, independent organizations and regional/statewide transport networks. He has been a strong proponent for the advancement of telecommunications and economic development in rural America his entire career. He gained legal and regulatory experience from his position as the former General Counsel for the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (SDPUC) and operating experience from his position as CEO of James Valley Telecom (ILEC) and Northern Valley Com (CLEC). He understands the regulatory impacts and business considerations for the deployment of new technologies, services, and architectures.