Board of Directors

  • Rocco B. Commisso

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    <br>Mediacom Communications Corporation

    Rocco B. Commisso has 38 years of experience with the cable industry, and has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and our Chief Executive Officer since founding our predecessor company in July 1995. From 1986 to 1995, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Cablevision Industries Corporation. Prior to that time, Mr. Commisso served as Senior Vice President of Royal Bank of Canada’s affiliate in the United States from 1981, where he founded and directed a specialized lending group to media and communications companies. Mr. Commisso began his association with the cable industry in 1978 at The Chase Manhattan Bank, where he managed the bank’s lending activities to communications firms including the cable industry. Mr. Commisso serves on the board of directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, C-SPAN and Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. He was inducted into the 2007 Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Mr. Commisso holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.

    • Thomas V. Reifenheiser

      Director

      Thomas V. Reifenheiser served for more than seven years as a Managing Director and Group Executive of the Global Media and Telecom Group of Chase Securities Inc. until his retirement in September 2000. He joined Chase in 1963 and had been the Global Media and Telecom Group Executive since 1977. He also had been a member of the Management Committee of The Chase Manhattan Bank. Mr. Reifenheiser is also a member of the board of directors of Cablevision Systems Corporation, Lamar Advertising Company and Citadel Broadcasting Corporation.

      • Natale S. Ricciardi

        Director

        Natale S. Ricciardi has held various management positions with Pfizer Inc. for more than the past seven years. Mr. Ricciardi joined Pfizer in 1972 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Pfizer Inc. and President, Pfizer Global Manufacturing, with responsibility for all of Pfizer’s manufacturing and supply activities. He is a member of the Pfizer Executive Leadership Team.

        • Scott W. Seaton

          Director
          Scott W. Seaton has been a partner of Londonderry Capital LLC, a financial advisory firm focused on media and telecommunications companies, since April 2009. From 2002 to April 2009, he was a Managing Director in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications investment banking group of Bank of America. Prior to that time, Mr. Seaton was a Managing Director in the investment banking department of Credit Suisse First Boston from 1996.
          • Mark E. Stephan

            Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
            <br>Mediacom Communications Corporation

            Mark E. Stephan has 30 years of experience with the cable industry, and has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since July 2005. Prior to that time, he was our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since November 2003 and our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since the commencement of our operations in March 1996. Before joining us, Mr. Stephan served as Vice President, Finance for Cablevision Industries from July 1993. Prior to that time, Mr. Stephan served as Manager of the telecommunications and media lending group of Royal Bank of Canada. Mr. Stephan has been a director for us since May 2011 and was previously a director for us from March 2000 to March 2011.

            • Robert L. Winikoff

              Director

              Robert L. Winikoff has been a partner of the law firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, LLP since August 2000. Prior to that time, he was a partner of the law firm of Cooperman Levitt Winikoff Lester & Newman, P.C. for more than five years. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, LLP currently serves as our outside general counsel, and prior to such representation, Cooperman Levitt Winikoff Lester & Newman, P.C. served as our outside general counsel from 1995.