Comcast Names New Vice President for California's South Valley Area

Joe Bell Will Be Based in Fresno, Serving Fresno, Merced, Visalia, Santa Maria and North Santa Barbara areas

Aug 05, 2015, 09:00 ET from Comcast

LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast has added its newest member to the California Technical Operations group, naming Joe Bell as the new Area Vice President for the South Valley.  Bell will report to Amy Lynch, Regional Vice President of Technical Operations for Comcast California.

"Comcast California is a unique region with exponential growth and innovation as seen by the launch of 2 Gig Internet speeds and Cloud DVR, adding more California schools to the Xfinity on Campus program, and extending Comcast's fiber network into new business parks around California," said Lynch. "Now with the addition of Joe Bell, we will continue our quest to make the customer experience our best product, throughout the South Valley Area."

Bell will be overseeing all aspects of Comcast's operations in the South Valley, including Fresno, Merced, Visalia, Santa Maria and North Santa Barbara areas. He recently served as the Senior Director of Technical Operations, for the Big South region. In that role, Bell was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the South Area which includes Central and Southern Mississippi, Louisiana and Southern Alabama. Bell replaces Jeff Votaw who recently transferred to Sacramento to serve as Area Vice President for the Sacramento Valley.

Prior to working in the Big South Region, Bell served as Director of Technical Operations for the city of Chicago in Comcast's Chicago Region. He also served his community as a Board member for Quad County Urban League and as head coach and board member for his local youth football league. Bell is an active member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers (SCTE) and the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). He studied Business Management at Michigan State University and Eastern Michigan University.

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