People to Know Nonprofits: Ashley Hitt
By Kevin McGloshen
Ashley Littell Hitt, director, GIS services, Connected Nation
Years in current job: 12
Years in the nonprofit field: 15
What is the greatest need of your nonprofit organization? Likely similar to other nonprofits — funding. Most nonprofits typically have to do more with less than ideal resources, whether it’s financial, personnel or both. More money equals more mission. For us, that means we can work to connect more families, children, senior citizens, veterans, military spouses and rural communities to the opportunities many of us already enjoy through a digital world. Too many people don’t have access to things such as jobs, government services, educational opportunities, health care and so much more.
How does your nonprofit meet needs in our community? Connected Nation impacts communities across the country as we work to improve lives through the expansion of high-speed Internet and its related technologies — we believe that everyone belongs in a Connected Nation.
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