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Rose Kirk

Verizon Foundation
Ms. Rose M. Stuckey Kirk has been the President of Verizon Foundation at Verizon Communications Inc. since January 2011. Ms. Kirk served as a Vice President of Public Relations for Corporate Reputation at Verizon Communications Inc. since June 2010. Ms. Kirk served as a Vice President of Enterprise & Government Sales Operations at Cellco Partnership, Inc. She served as Vice President of National Enterprise Sales and Distribution of Cellco Partnership, Inc. (formerly Verizon Wireless). She served as Vice President of Enterprise Sales Operations at Cellco Partnership, Inc. She served as Vice President - Corporate Employee Communications, responsible for creation and coordination of employee communications strategies across all of Verizon's major lines of business. Previously, Ms. Kirk served as Vice President - Partner Sales and Customer Services of Verizon's Business Solutions Group, where she was responsible for Verizon's small-to-medium business customers, managing 50 partner sales agents and a 1000 employee sales force. She served as Executive Director - Marketing Strategy and Integration and Director - Consumer Product Line Management in which she developed and implemented marketing strategies for new and existing internet products. In addition, she served as a Marketing Director and has overseen Marketing Communications programs for a number of organizations within Verizon. Ms. Kirk has more than 25 years' experience in telecommunications. In addition to her sales and marketing expertise, she has significant experience in communications and journalism. She began her telecommunications career at SBC Communications (now AT&T) as an Executive Speechwriter and Marketing Director in 1986. She held a variety of marketing assignments at SBC, including segment marketing and brand campaign development. Ms. Kirk serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. She serves as a Member of the Advisory Board, the Communications Department of Arkansas State University. A former news reporter for the Pine Bluff Commercial in Arkansas and the Times Daily in Alabama, she has received writing awards from The Associated Press and the Chairman's Award from the New York Times for news reporting. She is a recipient of numerous awards and holds three Verizon Excellence Awards for outstanding contribution to corporate revenue growth goals and an Addy Award for a Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages' branding campaign. Ms. Kirk holds a B.S. degree in Journalism from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro Arkansas and a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.