Chris Lord

Mediacom Communications: Sr. Director of Government Partnerships

Chris began his broadband industry career 17 years ago when he joined the technical support care team for Mediacom Communications in Gulf Breeze, FL. He was selected to serve in a variety of roles with expanding responsibilities, including Manager of Government Relations for the company’s eight-state Coastal Region. Now in a companywide position as Sr. Director of Government Partnerships, Chris manages multi-pronged processes for broadband grants offered through local, state and federal levels of government. He also oversees other government assistance programs affecting broadband availability and access throughout Mediacom’s 22-state footprint. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida and a master’s degree from Troy University. Chris lives in Northwest Florida with his wife, Holly, and their seven-year-old son William and ten-month-old son Caleb.