AT&T has named Venessa Harrison to be the new president of AT&T North Carolina.
Harrison, 56, most recently served as Regional Vice President of External Affairs of AT&T North Carolina.
"We know that Venessa will do a great job in her new position," said Gregg Morton, President-AT&T Southeast Region, in a statement. "Her community involvement as well as her role in bringing innovative new technology to our customers will be an asset as we move ahead in North Carolina."
Harrison replaces Cynthia Marshall, who was promoted to a corporate position at the company's Dallas headquarters.
Harrison, a North Carolina native, has been with AT&T and its predecessor companies for 33 years. She began her career in the operator services organization, and has also worked in the network, business and regulatory and external affairs departments.
Harrison holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. She is married with two children.