Executive Vice President, Public Advocacy
Rogers leads CompTIA’s expanding federal, state and international advocacy efforts.
Cinnamon Rogers was most recently Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), a leading trade association representing the global supply chain for the telecom and tech sectors. In addition to serving as the association’s chief advocate before Congress, the administration and independent agencies, she developed and promoted TIA member companies’ public policy positions through public affairs initiatives, media outreach and lobbying campaigns. She also instituted a wide range of strategic communications tools designed for a diverse membership and created regular opportunities for policymaker engagement on issues of critical importance to the industry.
Cinnamon has also served as a principal advocate for several telecommunications and media companies including Time Warner Cable, Discovery Communications, and Time Warner Inc. She served for nearly eight years in the role of Vice President and Legislative Counsel for NCTA – The Internet & Television Association.
Cinnamon started her career working in the U.S. Congress for members in both the House of Representatives and Senate, focused on telecommunications, tech and finance issues. Cinnamon also served as the Director of Congressional Affairs at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration where she coordinated all telecommunications related legislative activities for the Commerce Department.
Cinnamon received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and her B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two teenage sons.