As senior director of communications for Comcast’s MD/DE/Richmond Region, Teresa A. Lee leads a team in developing and executing successful community relations, internal and integrated communications strategies and programs for a Region that serves more than 1.1 million customers and more than 3,300 employees.
Ms. Lee joined Comcast in 2001 as manager of Public Affairs for the Washington, D.C. metro and Virginia Region. While in that role, she designed and implemented education and community outreach initiatives including the award-winning Comcast Technology Academy—a free program that trained more than 4,100 teachers in effective uses of technology in the classroom.
In 2002, Ms. Lee was promoted to manager of Public Affairs for Comcast’s Atlantic Division. In that capacity, she provided strategic counsel to markets in 10 states and the District of Columbia in implementing corporate public affairs initiatives. Among her accomplishments, Ms. Lee directed the Division’s annual day of service, encompassing over 5,000 employees at 42 sites, and coordinated Students & Leaders—a 40-part collaborative series between Comcast and C-SPAN to bring national leaders into local classrooms to share lessons of leadership and public service.
Ms. Lee has been recognized with several awards for her public affairs achievements, including four CTPAA Beacon Awards and the CTPAA Golden Beacon Award—the industry’s highest honor for public affairs work—for her role implementing the Students & Leaders program. She is also the recipient of the Emerging Leader Award from the DC/Baltimore Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications.
Teresa currently serves as vice president of the DC/Baltimore Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunication’s Board of Directors and is an active member of Women in Cable Telecommunications, the Association of Cable Communicators, and the Cable Telecommunications Association of Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.
Prior to beginning her career at Comcast, Ms. Lee worked in the field of higher education policy. She earned a B.A. in International Education from The George Washington University and a M.Ed. in Social Foundations in Education from the University of Virginia.
Teresa resides in Northern Virginia with her husband Brian.