Stanley Adams named Commerce Employee of the Year

23 Mar 2021


TOPEKA – Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland today announced that Office of Broadband Development Director Stanley Adams is the Department of Commerce’s Employee of the Year for 2020.

Adams was promoted to lead Governor Laura Kelly’s newly established Office of Broadband Development (OBD) at Commerce in October of last year. Since that time, under Adams’ leadership, the OBD has worked tirelessly to connect underserved communities to strong, reliable broadband.

“Since 2019, the Office of Broadband Development has improved connectivity for thousands of Kansans, helping our students, farmers, and local economies thrive,” Governor Kelly said. “I am glad to see Stanley recognized for his hard work at the Office of Broadband Development. His commitment and creativity will continue to be instrumental as we work towards universal broadband access.”

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