Comcast has named Charisse Lillie as the company’s vice president of community investment and as executive vice president of the Comcast Foundation, effective immediately.

Lillie previously served as Comcast’s vice president of human resources. She will report to David Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast.

In her new role, Lillie will assume overall leadership of Comcast’s community investment program, including corporate and Foundation charitable giving and all of Comcast’s national community partnerships, Comcast said. The Comcast Foundation was founded by the MSO in June 1999 and is the company’s chief source of charitable support to qualified non-profit organizations.

Lillie joined Comcast in 2005. Prior to joining Comcast, Lillie served as a partner in the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia.

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