Division President Bright House Networks
As President of the Birmingham Division of Bright House Networks, Karen Broach is responsible for full managerial oversight of the operation, including strategic planning, budget development and accountability, financial analysis, audit compliance, regulatory compliance, human resources, and customer care activities. The Division employees nearly 350 people in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. In 2007, the Birmingham Division helped the company win two J. D. Power and Associates awards, one for telephone service and the other for video service. Ms. Broach is a twenty-four year cable industry veteran, who most recently served as Vice President/General Manager of Charter Communications’ Southern Wisconsin Division. Prior to employment with Charter Communications, her career marked significant accomplishments while at Time Warner Cable and Fanch Communications. Industry involvement includes current participation by Ms. Broach in the Alabama Cable Telecommunications Association, where she is serving on the Board of Directors. In the past, she participated and was an active member in the Wisconsin and the Pennsylvania cable television associations. She is also a member of WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications). Community outreach includes serving on the Board of the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, as well as involvement with Cable in the Classroom, United Way, and Habitat for Humanity. In 2004, Ms. Broach was recognized as one of the Top 50 Women In Business in the State of Pennsylvania.