For Immediate Release
Contact: Ted Hearn
PITTSBURGH, November 21, 2019 — ACA Connects President and CEO Matthew M. Polka issued the following statement saluting the ACA Connects members who were named to Cablefax’s list of “Most Powerful Women.” Cablefax’s 2019 honorees include:
Patricia Jo Boyers, President, BOYCOM Vision, ACA Connects Chairman
Italia Commisso-Weinand, EVP, Programming and Human Resources, Mediacom
Teresa Elder, CEO, WOW! Internet, TV and Phone
Katherine Gessner, President, MCTV
Kristin Johnson Karp, CEO and Co-Founder, Hotwire
Julie Laulis, President, CEO, Chairman of the Board, Cable ONE/Sparklight
Heather McCallion, VP, Product & Programming, Atlantic Broadband
Tina Pidgeon, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, SVP Governmental Affairs, GCI
“As ACA Connects Chairman, Patty Boyers has demonstrated the commitment and energy necessary for our successful policy initiatives. She works tirelessly with our members, ensuring that rural America has access to broadband networks. Patty has worked closely with both the Congress and the Federal Communications Commission to showcase the technology and financial investments our industry has made.
“In addition, we applaud all ACA Connects members named to this year’s Cablefax honor roll. Their energy and leadership serve as the foundation for successful independent cable companies: commitment to our employees, our customers, and our communities.
“Leadership yields results, and we join Cablefax in recognizing these superb leaders. In an era of constant shifts among technologies and consumer preferences, these executives have built the foundation for both their companies and their people.”
About ACA Connects: America’s Communications Association – Based in Pittsburgh, ACA Connects is a trade organization representing more than 700 smaller and medium-sized, independent companies that provide broadband, phone and video services to nearly 8 million customers primarily located in rural and smaller suburban markets across America. Through active participation in the regulatory and legislative process in Washington, D.C., ACA Connects’ members work together to advance the interests of their customers and ensure the future competitiveness and viability of their business. For more information, visit: https://acaconnects.org