Barbara Porter currently serves as Chief of Staff to the CEO, Joe Cozzolino, and leads the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). Barbara brings more than 20 years of project management, business analysis and process engineering experience in telecommunications and IT. In addition to the support for the CEO and his entire leadership team, Barbara is responsible for the tracking and program management of the Enterprise strategic portfolio of projects at TPx.
Barbara joined TPx Communications in a consultative role to assist in building an Integration PMO during the TelePacific and MPower Communications merger. She officially joined TPx Communications a year later to lead the implementation of the EPMO. Barbara has been a key lead on multiple M&A integrations over the past 11 years as the Vice President of the EPMO.
Before joining TPx Communications, Barbara held increasing BPM roles at NewSouth and NuVox Communications where she obtained her PMP and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Service certifications, which she leveraged to build her first PMO. As the Director of the PMO at NuVox, Barbara was responsible for leading the team to execute growth and efficiency projects which were key inputs to the Windstream acquisition.