Board Member

30 Sep

President – Carol Ann Sweeney

Carol Ann Sweeney, Senior Manager of Business Operations at Arris, is the Programming Chair for Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Greater Philadelphia Chapter. Carol Ann recently took a position at Arris as Senior Manager of Business Operations in the Global Services organization. In this role, she is responsible for maintaining vendor relationships with 3rd party partners and working with internal teams to determine requirements so they can be effectively communicated. She negotiates agreements with vendors of Arris, as well as...

30 Sep

Vice President – Yvette Thornton

Yvette Thornton is the Director of Patent Development at Comcast NBCUniversal.  As part of the Strategic Intellectual Property Team, Yvette works closely with Engineers and Senior Leaders to capture the innovation that is occurring at every level of the company. Yvette also serves as a liaison between the inventive community and the Legal Department. Yvette has been instrumental in developing the internal patent development process including establishing the Patent Review Committee and the Employee Recognition Program. Yvette also supports the...

30 Sep

Past President – Lisa Vetere

Lisa Vetere, Immediate Past President of WICT Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is Senior Director of Capital Strategy & Analysis at Comcast Headquarters. For the past 11 years, Lisa has been dedicated to Finance in the cable industry through her multiple FP&A positions within different areas of Comcast learning the business from the perspective of the Division, Region, and multiple Headquarters groups. Lisa started her career at Comcast in 2009 in the former Eastern Division as a Financial Analyst and continued her...

30 Sep

Executive Champion – Zenita Henderson

Zenita has a deep passion for technology and has over thirty years in the telecommunications industry starting with Toner Cable, Jerrold/General Instrument, Motorola Mobility (a Google Company), ARRIS and now as Vice President of marketing and business development, she is responsible for the largest cable telecommunications tradeshow in the Americas, Cable-Tec Expo® at the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and its global arm International Society of Broadband Experts. Zenita is an award-winning community and industry relations activist supporting education, arts,...

30 Sep

Executive Champion – Jodi Friedman

Jodi has over 20 years of sales and business development experience helping to grow some of the industry’s most widely-recognized brands including the Xfinity X1 platform, the TV Guide Network and Interactive Guides, the Starz! Movie Channels, and the Courtroom Television Network (Court TV). Jodi is currently responsible for development of the ARRIS partnership with Comcast Business Services. ARRIS is providing infrastructure, software and technical support services for managed network routing, Wi-Fi, and other cloud-based business intelligence management tools. Jodi...

30 Sep

Executive Champion – Jacquelyn Smith

As part of Comcast Cable’s Technology, Product & Experience Organization, Jacquelyn Smith is Executive Director, Enterprise Solutions. Her current responsibilities include leading and management of the OASIS – Optimizing Applications Strategy Integrations & Support team, implementation and management of enterprise support tools and financial management of the application systems. Jacquelyn’s team is responsible for the lifecycle of these applications including design, development and deployment across various Comcast lines of Business. Some of these applications include, Slack, Salesforce, JIRA, Confluence, Rally,...

30 Sep

DE&I Director – Lauren Blevins

Since joining Effectv (Formerly Comcast Spotlight) in 2009, Lauren Blevins has worked in a number of roles across the company. In her current role, she is the Supervisor of Local Traffic Operations where she is responsible for ensuring operational plans are aligned with business objectives. This includes but is not limited to managing an operations team of eight coordinators by providing leadership, communication, technical expertise and operational integration across the Effectv market footprint. Originally from New Jersey, Lauren relocated to...

30 Sep

Chapter Relations Co-Chair – Kathy Tudisco

Kathy handles internal communications for the Strategic Intellectual Property group at Comcast. She is responsible for raising awareness of the Comcast patent program and recognizing inventors across Comcast/NBCUniversal for their achievements and milestones. Kathy manages the Comcast Inventor Incentive Program and is always finding new ways to motivate and recognize inventors! Currently, Kathy oversees the Philadelphia and Regional Programming for the WICT Greater Philadelphia Chapter. This is Kathy’s 8th year on the WICT Greater Philadelphia Board, having previously served in...

30 Sep

Chapter Relations Co-Chair – Lauren Schnatz

Lauren Schnatz, Communications Chair for WICT Philadelphia, is Manager, Experience Design Resourcing & Operations at Comcast. Her career began in cable when she joined Comcast in 2010 as the Project Manager for the X1 Design Team. The past eight years have been dedicated to advancing culture and function within XD while also focusing on improving the customer experience. Lauren has been with WICT since July 2013 when she served as Director of Information Technology. She has previously served on the...

30 Sep

Operations Chair – Kira Chrysczanavicz

Kira Chrysczanavicz, Operations Chair of WICT Greater Philadelphia, holds a Sr. Director position primarily focusing on process efficiency, technology, and automation for Finance at Comcast. It has been an almost 14-year journey for Kira with a variety of accounting and financial system-based roles in the Eastern Division and later the National Accounting Organization within Comcast. The opportunity at Comcast began with a Staff Account role, and then Senior, in the former Easter Division in 2007. In 2011, Kira began helping...

30 Sep

Administration and Volunteer Director – Dana Harper

Dana Harper is currently a Supervisor on the Finance and Accounting team in the Comcast National Accounting Organization. In her almost 8 years at Comcast her responsibilities have included account analysis/account reconciliations (including centralized accruals), cultivating relationships with other business partners outside of Finance & Accounting, and volunteering for software user testing projects. She is very excited as her role has recently transitioned to include more of a technical flair in supporting the end users of accounting systems in the...

30 Sep

Co-Treasurer – Brittany Jacobson

Brittany Jacobson is currently a Finance Manager within the Procurement Organization at Comcast.  Her current role is finance strategy and support for the Procurement teams that support Comcast Cable, NBCU and Sky.  Brittany manages the forecast and budget for both the Comcast Cable and NBCU Procurement organizations, as well as prepares various presentations and analyses for the executive leadership team.  In her role, Brittany also acts as a liaison between the Procurement team and accounting team to ensure we are...

30 Sep

Co-Treasurer – Ashley Bahner

Ashley Bahner is currently a Director of Performance Insights within Comcast’s Marketing Organization.  In her time with Comcast she has worked in various finance roles including Cable Long-Range Planning and as part of the Xfinity Mobile Finance team.  In these roles, primary responsibilities included monthly forecasting and reporting, ad-hoc financial modeling, division coordination, budget / long-range planning, and Equipment / Inventory management.  Prior to joining Comcast in 2014, she worked in public accounting at PwC where she earned her CPA...

30 Sep

Co-Programming Chair – Julia Reusch

As senior manager of communications for Comcast NBCUniversal’s Community Investment department, Julia Reusch is responsible for telling Comcast NBCUniversal’s story of social impact. Prior to Comcast, Reusch worked in various community relations positions at Allstate, including managing the national strategy for agency local presence and serving as a corporate spokeswoman. Before making the switch to corporate communications in 2011, Reusch worked in television for 10 years — as a director for reality shows such as Animal Planet’s “Tanked,” a sports...

30 Sep

Co-Programming Chair – Michele Corsini

Michele Corsini serves as the Senior Director of Solution Management for Comcast Technology & Product Development organization. She is a seasoned Telecommunications Business and Technology leader with more than 18-years’ experience streamlining business processes, delivering enterprise scale programs that align business objectives with technology solutions. Michele has held various roles since joining Comcast in 1999, and has over a decade of experience successfully leading, designing and implementing information, reporting, and analytical solutions for many successful initiatives to improve customer experience,...

30 Sep

Sponsorship Director – Jennilee Carrera

As a Product Manager for Xfinity Mobile, Jennilee Carrera is responsible for the end-to-end product lifecycle management, marketing promotions, digital content strategy optimization, and OEM allowance programs for the device accessory portfolio at Comcast. Her love for data, creative thinking, building relationships, and strategic problem solving began as a merchant in the retail industry where she spent thirteen years growing small to medium-sized retailers, most recently with Five Below as their device accessory merchant. WICT has served as an integral part...

30 Sep

Membership Director – Tamara Houston

Tamara Houston is a seasoned business professional with over 20 years in Corporate Accounting and Finance.  She is a talented Leader at a Fortune 50 company and is well versed in various facets of her Financial career having the ability to develop and train employees to become the best them.  She believes that given the right support and environment, individuals can produce phenomenal results. Her background entails studying at Rowan College with a concentration in Accounting.  She also holds a Certificate...

30 Sep

Scholarship Director – Gayle Erdosy

Gayle Erdosy is a product manager under the Strategic Initiatives unit of Comcast Cable Advertising. In her current role she manages the NPS program for Spotlight & Freewheel, overseeing training, communications, elevations and serving as liaison with Employee Engagement and Customer Experience teams. She was formally with Consumer Services and spent the first 5 years of her Comcast Career as an executive assistant, managing the CommTech Jeopardy program under National Customer Operations. She serves a mentor for Comcast’s ERG Mentorship...

30 Sep

Mentoring Director – Danielle Bonner

Danielle Bonner is a Finance Manager who supports Comcast’s Technology Product Xperience (TPX) group. In her role, she conducts financial planning and analysis for the HQ Next Generation Access Networks team. Her primary focus is on developing monthly forecasts, annual budgets, and a long-range plan that aligns with TPX business and financial objectives. Prior to joining Comcast in September 2017, Danielle worked for public accounting firm KPMG in their Global Mobility Services group. Danielle earned a B.B.A. in Finance from...

30 Sep

Mentoring Director – Megan Weinberg

Megan Weinberg is a Learning & Development Program Manager for ULearn at Comcast.  In this role, Megan consults with leaders and team members on building their strategy for innovative training.  She is responsible for redesigning the way employees are trained by using new, creative methods and tools.  Megan has been with Comcast Corporation in multiple roles since joining in 2015. In only 5 terms, Megan will have completed her B.A. in Communications the first quarter of 2021. She is also a...

30 Sep

Philadelphia Programming Director – Chelsey May

Chelsey May is a User Experience Designer and has been working on the Experience Design team at Comcast since 2011. She is a designer and producer, responsible for driving new features to Comcast’s best entertainment products like Xfinity Flex, Xfinity Stream and X1. Chelsey joined the WICT Greater Philadelphia Board of Directors in August 2015. She spent her first four years with the communications team and has now moved on to programming and event planning. She is also a member...

30 Sep

Philadelphia Programming Director- Bridget McCrory

As Director of Engagement for Comcast NBCUniversal’s corporate Sustainability team, Bridget McCrory is focused on employee engagement, products, partnerships, and communications to advance the company’s sustainability goals. With 15+ years of communications experience, Bridget is also responsible for engaging internal and external audiences around the company’s Sustainability efforts. Prior to her current role, Bridget served in a hybrid role for the Comcast Sustainability team and HQ Campus Operations team supporting communications and change management for the opening of the Comcast Technology...

30 Sep

WICT Philly Gives Back Director – Czarina Agravante

Czarina is a Manager in EY’s Technology Consulting practice, primarily focused in the Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, and Technology (TMT) industries. She focuses on digital transformation, solution delivery, and application development & implementation for TMT clients. Czarina combines this experience with her background in technical business analysis, user experience and design, and technical project and program management. Czarina currently serves on the WICT Greater Philadelphia Chapter board as the Co-Director for WICT Philly Gives Back for the 2020 – 2021 term....

30 Sep

WICT Philly Gives Back Director – Jodi Teitelman

Jodi Teitelman has been the Vice President of Affiliate Distribution and Marketing at QVC, Inc. since June 2016. In this position, she is charged with increasing QVC and HSN’s programming distribution throughout the country by strengthening relationships with key affiliates, executing strategic affiliate and trade marketing activities, negotiating carriage deals and preferable channel positions for cable, OTT and satellite retailers and directing the activities of a nationwide account management team. Most recently, Teitelman served as Managing Director at Rovi Corp...

30 Sep

Content Strategy Director – Cassandra Fellerman

Cassandra Fellerman joined Comcast to work with the Experience Design group in 2017. Since then, her role has evolved from UX/UI copywriting and conversational design to include strategic discovery and (above all) advocacy for content strategy as a fundamental component of the design process. Cassie is passionate about using the right words for the right job, and believes that clear communication is the key to success in any aspect of work or life in general. This is one of many...

30 Sep

Tech It Out Director – Laura Ajaeb

Laura Ajaeb is a Manager within Customer Experience Technologies (CXT) and currently works as the Technical Program Manager for Enterprise Solutions. She has been at Comcast for over 4 years and has worked in the Product, Design & Delivery team and the Comcast Global Audit team. Prior to joining Comcast, she was a FINRA licensed financial planner specializing in 401k advisement. Laura has been a lead in the CXT Diversity Equity &Inclusion initiative for 2 years and has led events,...

30 Sep

Programming Manager – Shashana Campbell

Shashana Campbell is a Senior Manager within Comcast’s Technology Audit group, and the Programming Manager for Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Greater Philadelphia Chapter. Shashana has over 10 years of experience in the Risk Management and IT Audit & Security space. For the past 3 years, her role in Technology Audit mainly centered on assessing the technologies and security practices of the Comcast businesses and aiding in the strengthening of the company’s cyber security posture. Recently, her role transitioned from...

30 Sep

Communications Director – Sindhusha Ravi

Sindhusha Ravi is currently a manager on the Xfinity Consumer Services Strategy & Planning team at Comcast, with a passion for developing high-performance teams, executing strategy, ideating via collaboration, and undertaking large-scale change transformation. She transitioned from a strategist role in the Sales & Marketing team, building a 360-degree view of the residential landscape from a competitive standpoint (B2C), in an industry at the forefront of disruption, in order to drive marketing initiatives. Prior to Comcast, Sindhusha worked as a...

30 Sep

Communications Manager – Salomé Younes

Salomé Younes was originally born in Paris, France but moved to America at the age of 7. At an early age, Salomé fell in love with all things art and design. Each step she took in life always involved either one of those passions. Salomé went to Temple University where she receive her B.B.A in Marketing. After graduation she started her career in the Experience Design Department at Comcast as a DesignOps Coordinator. In her role, she organizes all team...

30 Sep

Communications Manager – Missy Kasper

Missy Kasper, Communications Manager for WICT Philadelphia. She started her career at General Instrument in 1994 working in the payroll department, over the years she has worked in Human Resources, Quality and now she is a Project Management Specialist in the Home Networks Supply Chain Organization at CommScope. Missy has been a WICT member since 2018. She has previously volunteered on the WPGB committee and looks forward to her time on the board.  Missy resides in Skippack Township, loves the...

30 Sep

Mentoring Manager – Meghan Horn

Meghan Horn is a learning and development professional who has a passion for guiding people on their journey to achieve their career goals.  She is also passionate about creating and maintaining inclusive cultures in the workplace.  Meghan currently works at Effectv, the advertising division of Comcast, as a Process Delivery and Training Analyst.  Her responsibilities over the years have included developing workflows, creating training programs, facilitating new hire orientations, and testing workforce tools for the ad operations frontline team. Meghan takes...