Rose Stuckey Kirk is currently the Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Verizon, a provider of wireless and global wireline communications. As Chief CSR Officer, Rose also serves as President of the Verizon Foundation and leads a team focused on the programmatic delivery of mobile and cloud technology to underserved populations around the globe.
Rose’s background as a senior leader in various profit-and-loss roles within the telecommunications industry has primed her to advance the social innovation work of Verizon. She has led Verizon Wireless’ enterprise sales operations function targeting tier one customers. In this capacity, she directed the work of three global vice presidents and drove account level penetration strategies, retail sales channel models, vendor strategies, business pricing, and segmentation. As a senior executive of sales and customer care for medium business customers, Rose was accountable for delivering revenue from Verizon’s alternate channel sales team and managing customer care centers in 50 states. In addition to sales and operational functions, Rose has held senior level positions at Verizon in marketing, product line management, and employee communications.
Rose is vice-chair and a member of the governance committee of the board of directors of Dress for Success Worldwide, serves on the media council of The Paley Center, is a trustee and member of the Finance Committee for Gill St. Bernard’s School in New Jersey, a member of the Communications Department Advisory Board of Arkansas State University, and a member of the national service organization Jack and Jill of America.
Recognized as one of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century by Women’s eNews, Rose also has been acknowledged as one of the most influential women in Corporate America by both Savoy Magazine and The Network Journal, a Woman of Power by the National Urban League and one of the Top Working Women in America by Working Mothers Magazine. A former news reporter, she is the recipient of writing awards from the Associated Press and The New York Times.
Rose holds a B.S. degree in Journalism from Arkansas State University and is completing a Master’s Program in International Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.