Lori Sherwod

Render Networks: Director, Commercial and Market Development

Lori Sherwood is a broadband and market solutions executive with nearly two decades of telecommunications industry experience. Currently, Ms Sherwood is the Director, Commercial and Market Development for Render Networks where she focuses on state-wide, county and community broadband solutions as well as commercial business, network planning and project delivery. Ms. Sherwood is also an attorney who has specialized in contract development, community broadband networks and issues facing municipalities including right-of-way matters, permitting, wireless siting and cable franchising. Ms. Sherwood’s experience includes serving as Broadband Program Director for the nationally recognized One Maryland Inter-County Broadband Network (ICBN) initiative in Howard County, Maryland. The ICBN program successfully constructed over 800 miles of fiber optic cable and directly connected over 650 community anchor institutions in central Maryland.

Ms. Sherwood is currently a Member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). She has an Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the American University and is an honors graduate of the University of Baltimore School Of Law.