Mylayna Albright, is currently the Assistant Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility. In this role she is responsible for leading the Community & Social Investment team which supports all strategies and programs for our education initiatives (i.e. Aspire), online safety (i.e. Digital You, Later Haters), as well as other programs for diversity and inclusion, Veterans and Accessibility.
Most recently, she served as the Director of External Affairs for AT&T Ohio, responsible for the development and implementation of strategies and programs to promote the company’s legislative position to federal, state and local legislators. She managed the Ohio External Affairs team, consisting of six area managers, to plan and implement activities for achieving AT&T’s legislative objectives.
Mylayna has been in the telecommunications industry ten years. Mylayna joined AT&T from the law department at The City of Warrensville Heights (Ohio) where she worked as a municipal government attorney. Her duties included litigating criminal and civil matters, negotiating municipal contracts and counseling various municipal departments on legal issues. She also negotiated union collective bargaining agreements and right-of-way agreements on behalf of the municipality.
Mylayna was promoted to general management in 2012, after completing a year-long rotational assignment with the AT&T Public Affairs team in Washington, DC. She managed the relationship with national trade associations which included educating them on national telecom policies and legislation, and subsequently obtaining their legislative support.
Mylayna was one of only thirty-seven leaders across AT&T selected for the 2013 General Manager Accelerated Development Program (GM ADP) - a year-long, intensive AT&T experience designed to advance business acumen and increase strategic perspective as preparation for future leadership opportunities. She is also designated as a Corporate Resource, selected among the companies best and brightest general managers who are identified for senior level opportunities. She was also selected in 2017, along with 150 other women, to participate in the Lift & Connect Program which provides leadership development, exposure and mentoring from senior level executives.
Mylayna participates in numerous professional, community and civic organizations. She is a member of Community NETwork and Women of AT&T. She serves as a board member for the United Way of Greater Cleveland and the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation. She also serves on the National Social Action Commission of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Mylayna holds a Juris Doctorate, a Master of Arts (Journalism) and a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from The Ohio State University. She currently resides in Dallas, TX.