Toni Stubbs is vice president of technology engineering and operations for Cox in Virginia. In this role, Toni leads all network planning, engineering and Master Telecommunications Center operations across Cox Virginia’s Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke footprints along with a segment of North Carolina.
Toni first joined Cox as vice president, information technology with Cox’s previous Middle America system, headquartered in Tyler, Texas. There she was the leading technical executive for the region which included three customer care centers. In 2006, she joined the Hampton Roads team, extending the scope of her role to encompass both technical and strategic planning leadership. In 2009, Toni’s scope expanded statewide, and in 2012 she assumed additional responsibility for Cox’s network operations functions in Virginia. In her current role, Toni provides focused strategic and operational direction to over 150 team members who install and support the platforms that deliver voice, video, and data to over 1 million customers across the region.
Toni earned a B.A. in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Mercy College located in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. In 2009, Toni completed the CTAM Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School. In 2014, she graduated from the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute and in 2019 she completed NAMIC’s Executive Leadership Development Program at the UVA Darden School of Business. Toni holds several Cablefax recognitions as one of the industry’s top minorities in technology.
Toni is a member of SCTE, NAMIC, Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) and is the Chapter Mentor for Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Virginia. She sits on several boards, including Envision Lead Grow, the Urban League of Hampton Roads as well as WICT Virginia. Additionally, she serves on the Advisory Board for the Norfolk State University Department of Technology.
Toni is actively involved in her church, volunteers for several organizations within the community, and spends time doing missions work abroad. She is an advocate for children in foster care and those in need. Toni is a mother of four. She and the family are animal lovers and share their home with their four dogs.