Donna Rattley Washington
VP, Business Development Comcast
Donna serves as Vice President of Business Development for the Beltway region for Comcast. The Beltway region is a high growth market on the east coast, encompassing the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington DC. Donna identifies and secures strategic business opportunities for Comcast, leveraging Comcast’s unique mix of technology, media assets, and innovation pipeline. Further, Donna serves as a thought leader with external industry and governmental entities to advance the discussion and consideration of innovative technology solutions.
Prior to this role, Donna served as Regional Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs for Comcast’s Beltway Region. In this role, Donna lead government, regulatory and community investment activities. Donna and her team were responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with government, business and community leaders helping to position Comcast as the nation’s leader in video, high-speed Internet and phone services. Through these relationships, the team played a vital role in supporting the growth of residential and commercial business in the Region.
Previously Donna served as Vice President Government & Regulatory Affairs for Comcast in the Metro Washington market where she oversaw all government, regulatory affairs, and community investment initiatives. Prior to joining Comcast, Donna was a partner at the law firm of Cole, Raywid & Braverman, LLP, [currently Davis, Wright & Tremaine, LLP] and has been involved in the communications industry for more than fiffeen years.
A third generation Washingtonian, Donna maintains a strong commitment to both business and civic organizations throughout the region. She serves on the board of directors for the District of Columbia Building Industry Association, Washington Economic Partnership, District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Strathmore Concert Hall, and the Atlas Theatre. Donna is a graduate of Brandeis University and Georgetown University Law Center. She has also received a certificate in international relations from the Universite Haute de Bretagne, Rennes, France. She resides in Washington, D.C. with her family.