Chief Administrative Officer at AT&T
Angela Santone is responsible for managing initiatives tied to the Office of the Chairman and the Board of Directors, including enterprise-level succession planning, representing the Chairman in merger activity and overseeing the company’s flight operations. Santone was appointed to this role after serving as Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Turner where she led a global HR strategy aligned to Turner’s portfolio of brands and businesses, and developed and engaged top talent around the world. Her executive oversight included talent acquisition and retention, learning and development, employee engagement, workplace culture, wellness, corporate responsibility, diversity & inclusion and succession planning and global security. She joined Turner in 2001 and has held several positions within the HR organization at Turner. Previously as senior vice president, human resources, Santone was responsible for the HR strategy and support for Turner’s corporate division. As such, she was pivotal in leading an integrated talent management strategy to grow high potential talent and increase engagement. Throughout her career at Turner, she has served as a key human resources partner to leaders across Turner’s entertainment, sales and corporate divisions. Prior to Turner, Santone was the education/documentation manager and HR generalist for S2 Systems, Inc. A 2018 HR Hero Award recipient, Santone has been recognized as a top human resources leader by the “Atlanta Business Chronicle.” Continually active in the community, Santone served on the board for the Atlanta nonprofit organization Cool Girls and is a member of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Hope Circle group. She’s also a former board member for the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests, Atlanta Jumpstart for Young Children and the American Heart Association Metro Atlanta Heart Walk. Additionally, she serves on the national board for Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) as the head of the Governance Committee and the Florida State University Seminole Torchbearers, and was the previous chair for the Atlanta CHRO Leadership Summit. A former mentor for WICT’s Southeast Chapter Agnes Scott mentor program and executive sponsor for Turner Women Today’s mentoring program, Santone has a passion for fostering women in the industry. Santone earned an undergraduate degree from Florida State University and a master’s degree in counseling from Troy University. She is a 2010 graduate of the Pathbuilders Achieva class and Class XXII fellow for WICT’s Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She is a certified facilitator for the Benchmark 360 assessment by the Center for Creative Leadership and a qualified facilitator for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).