Responsible for regulatory, franchising, political, and public policy matters for assigned geographic area. The initial geographic area is south Metro Denver and southern Colorado while also assisting, as needed, in New Mexico and the rest of the Mountain West Region. Develops and implements franchise negotiation strategies and local regulatory initiatives. Oversees corporate initiatives and community affairs activities. Directs and leads staff and project teams consisting of managers, professional, and non-exempt employees. Has a thorough understanding of the political electoral system at the local, state, and national levels; monitors local regulatory and legislative activity and advises senior management on potential impact and necessary compliance actions.