Cox Business Executives Tim McKinley, Steve Rowley Appointed Officers
Vice Presidents of Field Operations Helped Drive $1 billion in 2010 Revenue

ATLANTA – Cox Communications today announced the promotion of two senior Cox Business leaders, Tim McKinley and Steve Rowley.


McKinley and Rowley serve as vice presidents of field operations for Cox's commercial services organization in east and west regions, respectively, and have been promoted to company officers. In these roles, they serve as the chief liaisons between corporate headquarters and field markets with oversight for local strategic planning, sales performance, marketing, back office, customer installations and capital investment. Their regular inspection and in-depth market analysis helps drive best practice sharing and ensures standard implementation of nationwide initiatives and processes. 


Prior to McKinley joining Cox in 2007, the field operations vice president role was held by a single executive, but Cox Business’ rapid growth demanded the position be split to help drive consistent sales behavior, processes and results nationwide. Rowley assumed responsibility for western operations in 2010 and both played a critical role in encouraging local sales teams to eclipse the $1 billion annual revenue milestone for the first time.


McKinley oversees Cox Business operations in Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Virginia, while Rowley supports field teams in Arizona, California, Louisiana and Nevada.


"As we scale Cox Business to serve a more diverse customer base and capture the next billion in revenue, Tim and Steve's expertise in leading large, nationwide sales organizations is critical," said Phil Meeks, senior vice president, Cox Business. "Our objective is to drive consistent and healthy growth, in a way that allows us to form trusted relationships with more businesses and deliver a higher level of service."


Prior to joining Cox, McKinley and Rowley collectively have more than 40 years of senior leadership experience in telecommunications, with direct responsibility for large, national direct and channel sales, operations and support organizations.


Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for more than 260,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. Según  Vertical Systems Group, Cox Business is the fourth largest provider of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports and the company ranked highest among small/midsize business data service providers in J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Major Provider Business Telecommunications StudySM. Cox is currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports more than 800,000 business phone lines. For more information about Cox Business, Haz clic aquí or call 1-800-396-1609.


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Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 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 new media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at y


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