Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer - Human Resources, AT&T Services, Inc.
In his role as Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Corey Anthony is responsible for identifying and developing leaders, aligning employees with the companyâ€™s vision and priorities, and employee engagement. He also leads AT&Tâ€™s efforts to leverage its leadership in diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and growth â€“ as well as the companyâ€™s EEO and affirmative action policies. He was appointed to his current position in May 2017.
Corey previously led the Emerging Services and Operations Transformation organization, where he played a key role in the companyâ€™s global transformation to IP voice, security and cloud services. In addition, he led operations, planning and support for Technology Operations’ field and center functions.
Corey is a results-oriented executive with a proven ability to simplify and improve experiences for business customers and consumers. That is the direct result of his strong commitment to the people with whom he works. A proven leader, he consistently builds high-performing, agile, engaged organizations and teams.
Corey was born and raised in Jewett, Texas. He joined Southwestern Bell in 1995 as a manager in the Special Services Center in Wichita, Kan. Throughout his career, he has held leadership roles across AT&T â€“ in its Wireless, Marketing, Finance, Network Operations, Human Resources, and Global Customer Service organizations. These wide-ranging experiences have placed Corey at the forefront of the companyâ€™s evolution from a regional telephone company to a global leader in entertainment, business, mobile and high- speed internet services.
Corey gives back to his community by serving on the boards of directors for Junior Achievement and Dallas CASA. He is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion. Corey co-founded a chapter of AT&Tâ€™s African- American employee resource group, The NETwork â€“ and today serves on the board for Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement, OASIS and the companyâ€™s millennial group, oxyGEN.
Corey earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a double major in finance and accounting from Texas A&M. He and his wife, Priscilla, live in Dallas with their children, Monte and Ryley.