AT&T has announced that Dustin Blythe has been named Director of AT&T External Affairs for Iowa and Nebraska.
In this role, Blythe will manage AT&T’s legislative and community affairs activities in Iowa and Nebraska and will work closely with community leaders, legislators and other policy makers to help meet AT&T’s objective of connecting people with technology everywhere they live and work.
“This is an exciting time for AT&T as we are investing heavily in our wireless broadband infrastructure in Iowa and Nebraska to deliver fast, reliable mobile Internet connections to residents at home, work and everywhere in between,” said Blythe.
Blythe brings a wealth of legislative and policy experience to his new role with AT&T. He was previously President of the Iowa Taxpayers Association (ITA), Iowa’s leading nonpartisan business tax policy advocacy organization. As ITA president, Blythe provided leadership at the State Capitol in Des Moines on behalf of ITA members.
Blythe is an Iowa native, born and raised in rural Wellsburg near the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northwest Missouri State University.
He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married 13 years. They reside in Urbandale, Iowa with their two daughters.