Chris Shipman currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of the Lumos Expansion business. Mr. Shipman is based in Richmond and oversees the company’s expansion plans. Prior to joining Lumos Networks, Mr. Shipman was a VP of Cox Business based in San Diego from 2016 to 2017. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Shipman was a Director of Cox Business, based in Tulsa Oklahoma, where he helped integrate EasyTel Communications. In 1994 Mr. Shipman started his career in Hampton Roads Virginia. From 1994 to 2012 Mr. Shipman held several leadership positions with Cox Business to include Sales Manager, Enterprise Sales Manager and Sales Engineering Manager.