(New York, NY) – Time Warner Cable today announced that Howie Hodges has been named Vice President of External Affairs. In this role, Hodges will help develop and promote Time Warner Cable’s policy agenda, working closely with inter-governmental groups, the civil rights community, diversity organizations, and other policy influencers. He will report to Fernando Laguarda, Vice President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor.
Laguarda stated, “It is a pleasure to have someone of Howie’s expertise join Time Warner Cable. Howie’s extensive background and connections with a range of non-profit organizations will greatly help us further our strategic relationships.”
Hodges joins Time Warner Cable from One Economy where he served as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. He worked to steward relationships with existing funders, develop new partnerships, and engage municipal and federal government in One Economy’s Bring IT Home America campaign. Prior to joining One Economy, Hodges founded and ran a consulting firm and served as a senior political appointee in the U. S. Commerce Department during the Clinton Administration before going on to Bank of America, where he was a Senior Vice President.
Hodges has a wealth of experience in business development, community and economic development lending, financial consulting, and governmental policy issues. He serves on the board of Zions Community Investment Corporation, a specialized lender that invests and makes loans to businesses in economically disadvantaged communities.
Hodges earned a JD from University of Pittsburgh and a BA from Morehouse College.
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Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.