Rose Stuckey Kirk is Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer for Verizon and a senior executive within the Marketing organization where she oversees the strategic direction for all of Verizon’s social impact marketing activity. In addition, Rose is responsible for the company’s CSR investment strategy. She also oversees Verizon’s innovative marketing talent development program including AdFellows, which offers diverse entry-level talent an integrated experience within Verizon and its agency partners.
Rose is an award-winning journalist and marketer and is the executive producer of the documentary Without A Net: The Digital Divide in America. She is a member of the Women’s Leadership Board of the Harvard Kennedy School, the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Leader’s Forum; serves on The Ad Council’s Advisory Committee; the Advisory Board of Arkansas State University, and the Executive Leadership Council. Rose also serves on the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees for Gill Saint Bernard’s School, a college preparatory institution, and is the recent past governance committee member and board chair of the board of directors of Dress for Success Worldwide.
Rose’s background as a senior leader in various P&L functions has primed her to advance the social innovation work of Verizon. She has held numerous leadership positions in wholesale, operations, sales and customer service, product development and marketing. Additionally, she has served as lecturer, panelist and guest speaker on a host of topics including mobility in education, women in the workplace, and the role of corporations in creating a sustainable future.
Rose holds a BS in Journalism from Arkansas State University and is completing a Masters in International Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She and her husband, Robert, are the parents of two sons.