Carol Mattey is the principal of Mattey Consulting LLC, a Washington, D.C. metro area-based firm that advises broadband providers and others active in the telecommunications industry, with a particular focus on government funding for broadband. She uses her 30+ years of experience as a senior executive in the U.S. government, consultant and lawyer to assist clients with government funding strategy and execution, public policy advocacy, and regulatory compliance.
Prior to launching her own firm, Carol was Deputy Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau at the FCC from 2010 to early 2017, leading the FCC’s initiatives to reform $9 billion in annual federal spending known as the Universal Service Fund. She previously developed the universal service reform recommendations in the FCC’s National Broadband Plan delivered to Congress in 2010. From 2005 to 2009, she was a director in Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice advising private sector clients on business strategy and regulatory compliance. Between 1994 and 2004, she held several management positions at the FCC, focusing on local competition and universal service. Earlier in her career, she worked at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and was an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C.