Cable ONE announced today the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Julie Laulis, to President and Chief Operating Officer.
"Julie has a broad 32-year cable background, and in her 15 years at Cable ONE she has demonstrated an ability to run day-to-day operations and execute difficult changes with exceptional results," said Tom Might, Cable ONE CEO. "This promotion is well-deserved and positions Cable ONE for the significant new responsibilities of an independent, publicly traded company."
Laulis started her Cable ONE career as the Norwest Division Marketing Director in 1999. She was promoted to Southwest Division Vice President in 2001, named Senior Vice President - Chief Operations Officer in 2008, and promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2012.
Prior to Cable ONE, Laulis was at Hauser Communications and Jones Intercable, where she held the positions of Customer Service Manager, System Marketing Manager, Training Coordinator, Corporate Marketing Director and Senior Director of Marketing.
Laulis graduated cum laude from Indiana University in Bloomington with a bachelor's degree in Telecommunications. She attended the Woman in Cable Television Betsy Magness Leadership Institute in 1998-1999, and graduated from the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School in 2002. In 2004 she returned to Harvard to study Business Strategy, and has helped lead Cable ONE's strategic planning since that time.
Throughout her career, Laulis has served in leadership positions for a variety of industry and community organizations, including: Vice President of the Washington/Baltimore Cable Marketing Council; Treasurer of Women in Cable and Telecommunications, DC Chapter; Board Member of the Colorado Cable TV Association; Secretary and Vice President of Women in Cable Television NM-AZ Chapter; and on the Women's Leadership Council - Valley of the Sun United Way. In addition, Cable FAX Magazine has named Laulis one of the Most Powerful Women in Cable for the past five years running.
About Cable ONE
Serving more than 720,000 customers in 19 states with high speed internet, cable television, and telephone service, Cable ONE provides consumers a wide range of the latest products and services, including wireless Internet service, High-Definition programming, and phone service with free, unlimited long distance calling in the continental U.S.
Cable ONE Public Relations Director