Roberto I. Jimenez is senior vice president of corporate communications and administrative services at Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company. Jimenez is responsible for leading internal and external communications; public affairs; digital communications; issues management and crisis preparedness; as well as corporate responsibility programming and corporate giving.
He also oversees the company’s event management, audio/visual services and travel teams. The teams provide services at Cox’s corporate campus, as well as serve as a nationwide travel resource for the company’s employees.
Prior to joining Cox in 2003, Jimenez was a director of global communications and international marketing at AFC Enterprises. He held a variety of communications and public affairs roles with the Walt Disney World Company, Florida Hospital and the Orlando Opera Company.
Jimenez serves on the board of the Latin American Association as the organization’s Chair. He also serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society and The Seminar. Previously, he served on the boards of Leadership Atlanta, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, the National Hispanic Corporate Council and the Elon University School of Communications.
Jimenez earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Adventist University and a master's of business administration degree with an emphasis in marketing and international business from Rollins College. Hispanic Business magazine named Jimenez as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in America in 2007.