AT&T Names Amanda Taylor New Upstate Regional Director

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Amanda Taylor has been appointed Regional Director of External Affairs for AT&T in the Upstate region.
A 17-year veteran of AT&T, she succeeds Terrance Ford, who was previously named Director of Legislative Affairs for AT&T-South Carolina.
“We are thrilled that Amanda is joining our South Carolina team and to represent our company in the Upstate,” said Jane Sosebee, president of AT&T-South Carolina. “She has a deep understanding of how public policy and our technologies and services intersect to benefit customers and communities. And she is a passionate advocate for engaging in the community to make a last impact on others’ lives.”
Taylor previously worked in the External Affairs organization for AT&T-Arkansas and as a manager in the company’s Office of the President, where she supervised teams of caseworkers in investigating and resolving customer escalations. She began her career as a customer care representative for AT&T’s predecessor company, Cingular Wireless.
“With each new piece of information I learn about the Upstate, I grow more and more excited about the opportunity to be part of such a dynamic and growing area,” Taylor said. “The technologies and capabilities we bring together help stimulate the economy and create jobs, while driving innovation that makes life better. I look forward to helping our company and leaders throughout the area connect to meet today’s needs and to lay the foundation for future growth.”
A native of Conway, AR, Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Phoenix.  She and her husband, Mark, have 2 daughters.