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Cox Market VP to deliver keynote address to SLCC graduating class

Posted at 10:14 AM, Dec 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 11:14:58-05
Prior to joining Cox, Julie Simon-Dronet spent 17 years at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the Director of Communications and Marketing where she served in a key strategic role.  Her professional background also includes serving as Marketing Director of a psychiatric hospital and as a Copywriter in a local advertising firm.
Prior to joining Cox, Julie Simon-Dronet spent 17 years at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the Director of Communications and Marketing where she served in a key strategic role. Her professional background also includes serving as Marketing Director of a psychiatric hospital and as a Copywriter in a local advertising firm.

 

LAFAYETTE, La. – Julie Simon-Dronet, Market Vice President of the Acadiana operation of Cox’s Southeast Region, will deliver the keynote address to graduates during South Louisiana Community College’s Fall 2018 graduation.

Graduation will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Cajundome Convention Center starting at 6 p.m. More than 800 students are candidates for graduation. This year’s ceremony also includes graduates of the college’s Adult Education program.

The Acadiana footprint for Cox Communications spans approximately 100 miles with Lafayette as the main location and additional Field and Retail operations in Abbeville, New Iberia and Patterson. In her role at Cox, Simon-Dronet is responsible for providing leadership and focus while leading the workforce, overseeing business operations, and providing community engagement for the Cox organization.

She is a life-long resident of Acadiana and holds a B.A. in English/Journalism with a Public Relations Minor. She and her husband, Keith, reside in Lafayette.  They have two adult daughters, Sara Dronet Young and Natalie Dronet Weaver.