Vice President, Cox Business
Stephen G. Westerman is Vice President of Cox Business, the commercial services division of Cox Communications. In this role, he leads a large, diverse team of professionals in driving sales, sales support and enhanced end-to-end customer experiences across all business segments including small and medium business, large enterprise and hospitality customers, and carrier and wholesale services in Southern Nevada. In close partnership with his leadership team, Westerman is focused on accelerating the company’s business and growth strategies and demonstrated profitable revenue and margin contribution. Since joining the Las Vegas team in November 2021, Westerman has deepened and expanded relationships within the business community, including local municipalities to provide technological and smart community solutions across the region. In addition, Westerman is partnering with Cox’s New Growth and Development organization to bring new innovation to Southern Nevada including edge computing, managed private networks, smart community applications, and advanced hospital solutions.
Westerman previously held the position of Senior Director of Business Process for Cox Business in Atlanta where he led Cox Business’ transformational efforts across people, processes, and technology aimed at improving customer experience and operational efficiencies across the enterprise. Joining Cox in 2007 as the Director of Competitive Intelligence and Business Development in Oklahoma, Westerman held several key strategic leadership roles within Cox.
Prior to joining Cox, Steve served in customer-facing sales and sales leadership positions at MCI, Sprint and AT&T serving all commercial customer segments from small businesses to global accounts.
In early 2021, Westerman was elected to the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Board of Directors and is actively engaged in economic expansion and diversification efforts throughout the Southern Nevada region.
A veteran of the technology industry with more than 25 years of experience leading sales, marketing, operations, and transformation teams, Westerman has been recognized for building successful high-performing teams, cultivating the Cox culture, and fostering business process, open communication, empowerment and teamwork across the company.
Westerman holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. A native of Oklahoma, he and his wife, Lora have five grown children.