Rhonda Taylor is executive vice president and chief people officer for Cox Communications. She is responsible for setting the human capital strategy in support of Cox's long term strategy and operating plans. She works with the executive team to drive talent management and development, organizational development, employee engagement and retention, labor relations, diversity and inclusion, rewards and workforce analytics and human resources technology systems.
Prior to her current role, Taylor was the vice president of people services for Cox Communications in Baton Rouge, LA. She joined Cox in January 2008 from Citigroup, Inc. where she most recently served as senior vice president of human resources. She spent most of her career in the financial services industry prior to transitioning to Cox, where she specifically led and directed her division’s transformation efforts.
Taylor is actively involved in the community fostering student education and development through speaking engagements and serving on boards and other organizations including Junior Achievement and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is a member of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Advisory Council and a former vice president of the Women's Leadership Council, Missouri Statewide.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College. Taylor and her husband Michael enjoy travel and leisure and they have an adult daughter, Erica, who recently received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.