Vonya Alleyne ('93) is the Chief People Officer for Segra.  In her role, she is responsible for driving a work culture that embodies Segra's mission and core values and fosters employee satisfaction to maximize employee retention; developing, implementing, and aligning HR programs with business objectives to facilitate the company’s growth strategy; and serving as a strategic partner to the CEO and the senior leadership team while supporting employees in their day-to-day HR needs.  Segra is comprised of approximately 800+ employees located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions.

Prior to transitioning to Segra, Vonya worked for Segra’s parent company, Cox Communications for 14 years.  She began working for Cox in 2007 as Director of Human Resources for Cox’s Northern Virginia operation.  In 2010, she took on a focused senior leadership role as a statewide Human Resources Director, for Cox Virginia with responsibility for recruitment and employee retention initiatives and programs. Beginning in 2013 through 2021, she served as Vice President, People Solutions, for Cox Virginia. Vonya has over 25 years of experience working as an HR professional in various industries including telecommunications, food service, retail and government contracting.  

Vonya holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from James Madison University, a master’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, a certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and is a Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM- SCP).  She is a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), Content and Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR), the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC).  

Vonya is a member of class 42 of WICT’s 2020-2021 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI). In October 2019, Vonya was recognized for her contributions to the cable and telecommunications industry by WICT’s Washington, DC/Baltimore Chapter.  Vonya received the Touchstones of Leadership Listen award for demonstrating her ability to build lasting relationships, strengthen her cohort and helping others around her grow along the way.

In November 2018, Vonya graduated from Lead Virginia, a statewide leadership program focused on generating visionary solutions to statewide challenges.  In May 2017, she graduated from the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program XVI and the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation Executive Education.  

As founding and immediate Past President of NAMIC Virginia, which was incorporated in May 2017, Vonya lead a NAMIC expansion initiative serving the Hampton Roads and Richmond areas.  With her guidance, NAMIC Virginia supports communications professionals in Hampton Roads and Richmond with reaching their diversity and inclusion goals.  Notably in September 2018, NAMIC Virginia was recognized for its exceptional work during its inaugural year.  NAMIC Virginia won three out of six industry awards including Marketing Excellence, Event Management, and the prestigious Chapter of the Year award. 

Vonya currently resides in Virginia Beach, VA. She has two daughters, Royal and Jordan. Vonya is an avid music enthusiast—all genres.  Her hobbies include dancing, cycling, running, puzzles, word games, reading and traveling.  In addition, she volunteers at numerous community-based events and organizations.

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