Kristie Goodson is the Sr. Dark Fiber Specialist for Tennessee Valley Authority and has over 20 years’ experience in the fiber and telecommunications space. Prior to joining TVA in 2016, Kristie spent 19 years in the competitive carrier space, most recently with EarthLink. Her specialties are network and fiber interconnection with a concentration on dark fiber arrangements, including design, contract negotiation, and deployment. Kristie also has extensive experience in customer management for telecom services, having spent several years managing the carrier sales engineering team at EarthLink, with a focus on content, social media, and data center companies.