Lisa White Named Vice President of Outside Plant for
Cox Communications Virginia
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Cox Communications recently announced that Lisa White was promoted to the role of vice president of Outside Plant for the Virginia region. White will oversee construction and HFC (hybrid fiber coax) performance and field network technician teams, focusing on maintaining the integrity of the network to meet residential and Cox Business customer expectations throughout the state, including Northern Virginia (Fairfax and Fredericksburg), Hampton Roads and Roanoke.
White began her career with Cox 18 years ago as a high speed data technician; she has more than 15 years of leadership experience in operations, employee development, strategic planning and execution.
“Lisa is not only committed to providing the best experience to Cox customers, she’s also passionate about the success of her team and co-workers – that’s what makes Lisa a great leader,” said J.D. Myers, II, senior vice president and region manager for Cox Communications Virginia. “Lisa has a proven track record of success and we’re thrilled to have her insight and expertise as part of the Cox Virginia senior leadership team.” White is also dedicated to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and trust through action. She served for three years as Co-chair of the Cox Virginia Diversity Council, is an active member of WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications) and supports veterans, women and children through her volunteer work with local community organizations.
In her previous role as Director of Outside Plant Maintenance in Virginia, White achieved many successes in operational efficiency and led a pilot program that resulted in an industry-leading platform. She was also a key leader in the development of FNT (field network technician) Career Progression, an internal program that provides professional development and career opportunities to FNTs throughout Cox Communications on a national scale.
White is a graduate of Rhode Island College, the Computer and Network Certificate Program at MotoRing Technical Training Institute (MTTI) and the Business Certificate Program at Johnson & Wales University. She is a member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and volunteers with local Boys & Girls Clubs, the Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center, is a supporter of Cox Charities and participates in the Cox Enterprises, Inc. Mentoring Program.
White will remain based in Hampton Roads.
Media Contact: Emma Inman, 757.222.8432 or Emma.Inman@cox.com
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For nine years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 11 times. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and www.coxmedia.com.
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