Nate Denny Deputy Secretary for Broadband & Digital Equity Nate Denny is the deputy secretary for broadband and digital equity with the N.C. Department of Information Technology Division of Broadband and Digital Equity. Previously, he was chief of staff and legislative liaison for NCDIT. Before joining NCDIT in 2017, Denny was a presidential appointee at the U.S. General Services Administration in Washington, D.C., where he served as deputy chief of staff, director of intergovernmental affairs and senior advisor for congressional affairs. Denny graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in English. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond School of Law.