Milinda Martin, currently Vice President, Community Investment for Time Warner Cable, started her career in public relations in 1987. She currently oversees all community investment efforts for Time Warner Cable nationally, supporting organizations in 29 states in support of 15 million customers. Time Warner Cable is focused on four funding focus areas: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, based around the corporate initiative Connect a Million Minds; digital literacy, the environment; and diversity and inclusion. Milinda oversees a team of 20 practitioners, investing in the communities served by TWC.
Prior to this role, Milinda oversaw Communications for the Pacific West region, handling media relations, community investment, and local internal communications and volunteer opportunities. Milinda joined Time Warner Cable in May 2011.
From 2006 to early 2011, Milinda was Vice President, Media Relations and Cause Marketing for Macy’s. Milinda oversaw the Southwest and South Central regions for Macy’s, stretching from New Orleans to Guam, handling all public relations and community involvement. Prior to Macy’s, Milinda held the position of Vice President, Special Events and Public Relations for Robinsons-May since 1998. Responsibilities included in-store events, public relations, and administering the May Foundation.
Milinda was born in Pasadena, CA, and attended Tufts University and the London School of Economics. She has a B.Sc. in Economics. Milinda began her career with Phyllis Walters Public Relations agency in London, England. On returning to California, Milinda moved into public relations with the Bullocks Wilshire specialty store chain, before moving on to I. Magnin. She joined Robinsons-May in 1994.
Milinda has served or is currently serving as a member of the following organizations and boards: Women in Cable and Television, the Association of Cable Communicators, the Ford Theatre Foundation, the Corporate Council of the Music Center Education Division, and the Fashion Group International.