Kris Workman

Company Name: 
Comcast
Industry: 
Telecommunications
New Title or Honor: 
Senior Director of Technical Operations

Kris Workman joins Comcast’s Washington region as the new senior director of technical operations for Spokane. Workman brings nearly 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. He has championed industry-leading initiatives in other Comcast regions to improve marketing strategies and customer experiences as well as streamline operations.Workman, a Spokane native and graduate of North Central High School, is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of all technical operations and network maintenance in Spokane including more than 100 employees.“Kris is the best possible candidate to lead operations in Spokane given his experience and close personal ties to the community,” said Amy Lynch, regional vice president of Comcast’s Washington region. “Kris’s experience leading Comcast teams across the country allow him to return to his hometown well equipped to lead operations in a vital, growing market.”For the last four years, Workman has led Comcast’s West Division shared service marketing and sales operations team in Denver, Colo., to bring system, process, communication and technology support to the company’s market strategy teams and sales channels. Prior to his time in Denver, he worked for Comcast in leadership roles in Tennessee and California. Workman began his cable career with TCI in Spokane, where he served as a marketing coordinator and later as the company’s marketing manager.Workman graduated from Eastern Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in communications, where he also earned the university’s prestigious Mary Shields-Wilson Most Outstanding Graduate Award. Additionally, he is a graduate of Comcast’s Fundamentals of Leadership and Executive Leadership Forum programs.Workman along with his wife, Jadie, and their daughters, Breanna and Bailey, are relocating to Spokane from Denver. As a family, they share a passion for outdoor recreational activities especially boating, ATVs and snowmobiles.