Vice President & Market Leader, Cox Communications
Kathryn Falk is the Vice President & Market Leader for Cox Communications in Northern Virginia. In this role, she is responsible for leading employees and the day to day operations of Cox in Northern Virginia, including operational performance, customer experience, employee engagement and talent development, business development and Cox efforts in the community. Kathryn joined Cox Communications in 2002.
Prior to joining Cox Communications, Kathryn served as the President of the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA) based in Richmond, Virginia. Before this, Kathryn was the Vice President for Government Relations and head of the Washington Office for the National Exchange Carrier Association, whose membership includes all of the nation’s local telephone companies. Prior to this Kathryn led congressional and public relations at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners on telecommunications, transportation and water issues. Kathryn began her career on Capitol Hill as an aide to United States Senator Dennis DeConcini of Arizona in the Washington, D.C. office. Kathryn previously led government and public affairs efforts for Cox in Virginia including media relations, community relations, employee communications, charitable giving and video production.
Kathryn serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Tysons Partnership and the Virginia Cable Telecom Association, the Go Virginia Northern Virginia Region 7 Council and is the immediate past chair of the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools. She is also a member of the Economic Club of Washington.
She was honored with the National Cable Telecommunications Association’s Vanguard Award for Young Leadership and is a recipient of the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Washington Baltimore Chapter’s Catalyst Award, the VCTA’s President’s Award, the VCTA’s J.L. Johnson-Roger Beane Award for Pioneering Efforts in Cable TV in Virginia, and the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute’s Expressions of Ideals award.
Kathryn is a graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she studied politics and communications and is a proud graduate of Fairfax County Public Schools. She completed the Cox Enterprises Inc. Executive Development Program, including the Outward Bound Professional Program; the Cox Communications Executive Development Program at the University of Georgia Terry School of Business; the WICT Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellowship program; Cable Executive Management at Harvard Business School, sponsored by CTAM Educational Foundation CTAM University at Harvard Business School and the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership’s Political Leaders Program.
Kathryn and her family reside in Fairfax County, Virginia.