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Comcast Expands California Regional Senior Leadership Team

January 29, 2019

LIVERMORE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2019--Comcast announces the appointment of four new vice presidents who will be responsible for driving the region’s business objectives. The appointments include Kristeen Cominiello, Vice President of Sales and Marketing; Jason Gumbs, Vice President of Technical Operations; Marcos Vicente, Vice President of Finance and Business Operations and Jeff Votaw, Vice President of Engineering.

All vice presidents will be based in the company’s Livermore, California office and report to John Gauder, Regional Vice President for California.

“We are excited to have experts like Kristeen, Jason, Marcos and Jeff who understand and meet the diverse needs of California’s residents and employees,” said Gauder. “At Comcast we focus on delivering the best experience for our customers, while staying competitive in all of our markets in California. Having a talented leadership team that delivers on this expectation is fundamental to our continued success.”

Kristeen Cominiello is the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing and will be responsible for the customer growth of California’s residential services. Kristeen transitioned to California from Comcast in Oregon/South West Washington, where she served as Sales and Marketing Vice President for the past two years. Kristeen began her career with Comcast in 2001 as a billing and repair representative at a Denver call center. Since then, she’s held many roles including Retail Sales Consultant, Store Manager, Direct Sales Supervisor and Retail Sales Director.

Jason Gumbs, the region’s new Vice President of Technical Operations, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Comcast California’s Technical Operations. Jason brings over 20 years of industry experience and extensive knowledge of the industry and the business. He has led successful Technical Operations, Sales and Marketing, Customer Care teams, and spearheaded customer growth initiatives. Before joining the California team, Jason served as the Regional Vice President of Marketing and Sales for the Comcast Heartland Region. Before Heartland, Jason spent ten years in the Comcast Greater Chicago Region in many roles with increasing responsibility, including Area VP/General Manager.

Marcos Vicente, the region’s new Vice President of Finance and Business Operations, will be responsible for providing executive-level guidance for all financial reporting and budgeting activities for the California Region. Marcos brings over 17 years of industry experience and extensive knowledge of the business. His leadership and growth mindset skills will be instrumental to the success of the California Region. He has led a number of Finance and Business Operations roles within Comcast’s Mountain West Region and the company’s West Division office in Denver. Most recently, he was the Regional Vice President of Finance and Business Operations for the Twin Cities Region.

Jeff Votaw, the region’s new Vice President of Engineering, will be responsible for leading a team of approximately 500 people in Comcast California’s Engineering and Construction organization. Jeff brings to this role 35 years of industry experience most recently serving as the Vice President of Technical Operations for Comcast in California. Prior to that, he was the Area Vice President of Field Operations for Comcast in the Sacramento Valley.

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal is global and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and Resorts. Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content through its pay television services. It also provides communications services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless services. Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive content rights. Visit  www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

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