Maldonado is a change agent on a mission is to achieve full cross-functional enterprise engagement to better retain Cox’s customers. Despite the extremely competitive and always-evolving industry, he thrives on the challenges. Diversity and mentorship are important to Maldonado, who got his start through the Kaitz Fellowship program and has paid that opportunity forward by mentoring multiple diversity candidates at Cox. He’s proud of the company’s commitment to diversity. “Cox has a long-standing Diversity Council comprised of folks from all levels of the company—including Pat [Esser]— which underscores the importance of diversity to the Cox DNA.”
What does your company/organization do to ensure all employees feel included?
Cox does a number of activities highlighted by multiple Employee Resource Groups that organize multiple events across many different resource groups throughout the year.
Can you share a successful diversity program at your company or one you’ve observed at another company or organization?
Cox has a long-standing Diversity Council comprised of folks from all levels of the company— including Pat (Esser)—which underscores the importance of diversity to the Cox DNA.
Which current television show/s best embrace diversity?
“The Late Show with Steven Colbert,” as it is relentlessly focused on diversity across the board—they never take a night off from that perspective.