Debra Piscola is the Senior Director of Government Affairs in Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region. Deb is responsible for strategic policy, franchise negotiations, contract administration, external audits, pole attachment agreements, government relations, community relations and regulatory compliance for Comcast’s Central Illinois, Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan systems.
Deb serves on the board of Indiana’s Broadband Innovation Group and previously served as its President. In addition, Deb has served on the Moraine Valley Community College Foundation Board, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce Board, Workforce Development Board of Northern Cook County Youth Committee, Prairie Center for the Arts Foundation Board and the Naperville Humane Society Board. Deb also served as the chairperson of the Hanover Park Economic Development Commission and president of the Women in Cable Telecommunications Chicago Chapter. Active in local politics, Deb has managed mayoral and trustee election campaigns.
A native of New York, Deb graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio-Television. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with a very spoiled dog.