Nilda Cid Gumbs

NildaVice President, External Affairs, NCTA

Nilda Gumbs is a seasoned government affairs and communications professional with more than 20 years experience in the political, government, public relations, community and coalition building arenas. She first began her career at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) in 1994. She currently serves as Vice President of External Affairs at NCTA -the Internet & Television Association where she’s responsible for working with state and local legislators and various intergovernmental groups on a number of cable policy issues. In addition to her assigned states of a grassroots network organizing grassroots activities which help to support the cable industry’s federal legislative and regulatory priorities on Capitol Hill, Ms. Gumbs also has direct responsibility for outreach to 3rd party diversity and civil society organizations as part of the cable industry’s coalition building efforts on policy issues.

Ms. Gumbs is a graduate of Penn State University and serves on several community boards. Nilda resides in the suburbs of Washington, DC with her husband and 17 year-old daughter.