Throughout her career, Ms. Hand has been focused on leadership and organizational development, previously serving as Director of Business Consulting, Director of Executive Development and National Director of Learning and Talent Development.
As the former Vice President of Talent and Development for Cox Communications Inc. Ms. Hand was responsible for the company’s strategy and execution for organizational and leadership development, including executive and management development, talent acquisition and retention, and national curriculum development and delivery for employees at all levels. She and her team institutionalized the Cox leadership brand through the creation of consistent development practices and a company-wide performance management process.
Ms. Hand supported the execution of Cox’s Trusted Provider vision with employee education and development at all levels, with an emphasis on cultivating an organizational culture of trust to enhance sustained customer loyalty.
Among her accomplishments she aligned Cox’s talent development strategy to measurable business outcomes, developing a comprehensive succession planning process, and establishing the company’s first targeted Executive Development program.
Ms. Hand graduated from Creighton University with a B.S. in Psychology. She also holds a M.S. Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia.
Currently, Ms. Hand serves on the board of the Cable Television Human Resources Association as the President. She is also an active member of Women in Cable Telecommunications, serving on its
Mr. Troutman handles a wide variety of domestic and international commercial law matters, drawing on 14 years of in-house and private practice experience. His areas of expertise include general corporate law and commercial transactions, technology licensing, e-commerce/Internet law, outsourcing, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, employment law and domestic and international anti-competition law.
Most recently, he served as General Counsel for Vitrue, Inc., a social media management SaaS platform provider, acquired by Oracle. Prior to Vitrue, Mr. Troutman was a partner at FisherBroyles, LLP, where he represented startups as well as Fortune 500 companies in domestic and international matters.
Prior to joining FisherBroyles, he served as General Counsel for RubberNetwork, LLC, a joint venture of 10 of the world’s largest tire and rubber companies, acquired by Elemica, Inc. He also served as in-house Corporate Counsel for MetalSpectrum, a joint venture led by one of the world’s largest aluminum producers.
Mr. Troutman began his career in private practice, in the areas of products liability litigation, general commercial litigation, and employment law. He is a member of the Georgia Bar and an inactive member of the South Carolina Bar.