Valerie is Senior Vice President of Marketing at AT&T, where she’s been for over 11 years. Her history with the company emanates from Bell South Cellular as a Market Research Manager and Manager of Strategic Alliances. She was on the Marketing Merger team in forming Cingular Wireless and was the Director of National Sponsorships at time of the brand launch. Valerie departed from telecom for five years to gain incremental marketing expertise in the financial services arena serving as Senior Vice President of Marketing in HomeBancMortgage Corporation. In 2007, she returned to the new AT&T as Vice President of Advertising.