Cox Communications recently promoted Kim Stanley and J.D. Myers to the positions of market vice presidents in two of its Cox Virginia systems.  

Stanley is market vice president, Roanoke Operations for Cox Virginia while Myers is now market vice president, Northern Virginia Operations.

In her new role, Stanley is responsible for Cox's day-to-day operations in the Roanoke Valley, leading 150 employees. The Roanoke market represents 111,000 of Cox Virginia's 1.5 million video, Internet and phone subscriptions.

Stanley began her career with Cox Communications in 2007.  Most recently, she served as vice president of Cox Business for Virginia.

Prior to joining Cox, Stanley was vice president of partner sales East for Level 3 Communications. Also at Level 3 Communications, she was the regional vice president of sales and operations for the Mid-Atlantic Region. 

Before merging with Level 3 Communications, Stanley was senior vice president for KMC Telecom, a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC.) Stanley began working in the communications industry in 1989 with MCI Communications and has held a variety of leadership positions in operations, sales, service, and marketing throughout her industry tenure.  She possesses more than 20 years of sales, service, operations and marketing experience in telecommunications.

" Kim Stanley is a strategic thinker with the ability to develop, implement, and follow company goals and strategies to promote growth and expansion within an organization," said Gary McCollum, senior vice president and general manager for Cox Virginia.  "We are lucky to have such a committed individual, both on the job and in the community, as part of the Cox Virginia family."

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Myers is now responsible for Cox's day-to-day operations in Northern Virginia, where he leads 400 employees.  The Northern Virginia market (which includes Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, the City of Falls Church, the Town of Herndon, the Town of Vienna and the Town of Clifton as well as the Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania County areas) represents 380,000 of Cox Virginia's 1.5 million video, Internet and phone subscriptions. 

Prior to his current role, Myers was vice president of Cox Business and led Cox's commercial business in Northern Virginia, serving businesses, schools and government agencies of all sizes.  Myers has also held various senior leadership positions for Bell South, General Electric, WorldCom, and has served in the U.S. Army as a Non-Commissioned Officer.

"J.D. Myers brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Cox leadership team," said McCollum. "Along with the rest of the Cox team, I am proud of the work he's done not only for Cox but for the cable industry as a whole."