Amy Wulfestieg
Amy Wulfestieg

Amy Wulfestieg, who was senior director of internal communications at Nordstrom, has joined Brightspeed, Charlotte-based broadband services company, as chief communications officer.

She will handle strategy, external/internal PR, change management and engagement activities as Broadband plans to invest $2B to build a network that will deliver faster internet/WiFi services to rural areas in the Southeast and Midwest.

At Nordstrom, Wulfestieg was responsible for communicating and supporting the retailer’s 65,000 employees in the US and Canada.

Earlier, Wulfestieg did a four-year run as executive VP-communications at Alight Solutions, cloud-based provider of business services.

She also spent 18 years at financial services giant Aon Hewitt, exiting as its VP-communications.

Bob Mudge, CEO of Brightspeed, envisions Wulfestieg as an “ambassador for our brand and our organization in fostering a high level of engagement with customers, employees and external stakeholders.”