OUR CORE VALUES

Culture of Giving Back

By passionately working together with different partners and organizations, we collaborate on fulfilling our mission of helping underserved communities by optimizing the use of resources to fulfill their connectivity needs efficiently. 

Engagement & Connectivity

With a drive to disrupt and innovate, we seek solutions and diverse expertise in our partners to improve the quality of life in unserved and underserved communities. Smart cities and communities are more than intelligent infrastructure, they are vital towards our vision of a truly connected, equitable, and interdependent society. 

Inclusivity & Integrity

We embrace diversity and inclusivity is what makes our organization and partnerships strong. We draw on the differences of our organization in who we are, who we love, what we have experienced, and how we think. We believe that diversity and integrity are the ethical principles that are essential to running a highly collaborative and successful foundation.

Our mission is to bridge the digital divide through innovative broadband solutions We believe connection is a right deserved by everyone.

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OUR TEAM.

Our grassroots non-profit is built by a team of industry experts, students, and humans passionate about accessibility. We are excited to see our team continue to grow.

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TINA ELLIS

CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

WILLIAM HADALA

CO-FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN

BOB MEROLA

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (VOLUNTEER)

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KYLIE RUFFINO

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

HANA MAHLE

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

MYA PURNELL

CULTURE COORDINATOR

NIKI SARANTOS

FINANCIAL MANAGER

OUR BOARD.

Our grassroots non-profit is built by a team of industry experts, students, and humans passionate about accessibility. We are excited to see our team continue to grow.

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DAVID DEHONDT

DWIGHT THOMAS

WADE SARVER

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MIKE HANSON

JUSTIN JONES

NIKI SARANTOS

BOB MEROLA

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OUR ADVISORS.

These are the people who mentor us, donate their time and energy, and help fill in the gaps of our small, but mighty team. 

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TORRIE JOURNEY

JULIE HEATH

KIRSHAN MURPHY

HAROLD HERNDON

OUR VOLUNTEERS.

Our volunteers help us out in more ways than we can count. Learn more about becoming a volunteer by sending us an email.

TARYN SMITH

KAYLA GLOVER

SAVANNAH DEHONDT

Connectivity Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations are tax-deductible. Our EIN is 85-0943054.

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