What We Do

Hospitality Network (HN), a Cox Business affiliate, is the #1 provider of advanced in-room video-on-demand and high-speed Internet service in use by the hotel gaming industry. Our tailored, hotel specific, technology solutions benefit our customers and their revenue in over 100 properties. Cox Business is supported by over 1,000 employees who provide exceptional on-site service every day to our partners and clients.

Our Commitment

Cox Business/Hospitality Network is committed to providing unsurpassed quality and performance, based upon over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry. Cox Business, a division of Cox Communications, Inc., is a full-service, facilities-based provider of telecommunication solutions delivered over a state-of- the-art, fiber-optic-based network. Cox Business prides itself in providing an excellent value, competitive prices, customer-focus, reliability, high-tech products, innovative solutions, local 24/7 customer service and technical support.

Our Sales Team
Christopher Sophinos
Christopher Sophinos

Hospitality Network Sales Manager

702-545-1885 office

Charlotte Barnett
Charlotte Barnett

Senior Account Manager

702-545-1856 office

Rob Nickels
Rob Nickels

Senior Account Manager

702-545-1851 office

Shaun Rosen
Shaun Rosen

Account Manager

316-260-7471 office

Ian Perkins
Dina Holloway

Account Manager

702-461-1936 office

Bret Freeman
Bret Freeman

Strategic Account Specialist

702-545-1887 office

Ian Perkins
Ian Perkins

Sales Engineer

702-545-1819 office

Senior Leadership Team
Larry Steelman
Larry Steelman

Vice President of
Sales, Cox Business

Larry serves as Vice President of New Business Ventures for Cox Business. In this role he is responsible for overseeing growth oriented business units including Trapollo, Cox Business Security Services, Hospitality Network and others. Previously Larry was Vice President of Sales Channels and Programs. During his career Mr. Steelman has led national programs and held numerous senior roles in sales and sales operations.

Jady West
Jady West

Vice President of Hospitality

Jady is Vice President of Hospitality. In this capacity, Jady works closely with CB/HN Leadership and leads a team of sales professionals in the rapidly expanding Strategic Accounts market. Jady is responsible for driving continued sales development and growth, strategic planning, cross-functional alignment, budgeting, and planning for the Government, Gaming and Lodging verticals, Hospitality Network, and the third party Agent Channel.

Derrick Hill
Derrick Hill

Vice President of
Cox Business, Las Vegas

Derrick is Vice President of Cox Business in Las Vegas. He is responsible for creating and leading business strategies that grow the commercial and hospitality business in Southern Nevada. This includes short and long-range strategies that increase commercial revenue, margin contribution, while improving the customer’s experience in areas such as small and medium business services, carrier and wholesale services as well as targeted vertical and enterprise customers.

John Fountain
John Fountain

Director of CB & HN Technology

John is Director of Technology at Cox Business and Hospitality Network serving business and commercial customers in Southern Nevada as well as over 115,000 hotel rooms in areas of the resort-gaming-hospitality industry across the nation.

John oversees the provisioning of advanced video voice and data services on digital, analog, IP and WiFi platforms to guest rooms, back office and public areas of the resort-gaming-hospitality industry.

Paul Phillips
Lisa Majdi

Senior Director of Marketing

Lisa is Senior Director of Marketing for Hospitality Network, responsible for serving our hospitality customers nationwide. In addition, at Cox Business she’s responsible for defining, driving and leading national marketing strategy and programs for key segments, verticals and sales channels. Lisa also works on marketing Cox Business’ ancillary businesses, including Trapollo, Unite Private Networks and BlueprintRF. A 20 plus year veteran of the telecommunications industry, Lisa has a Masters in Communications and a certified Six Sigma green belt.

Darren Wott
Darren Wott

Director of Order Management & Sales Support

Darren Wott is a member of the Cox Business executive team in Las Vegas, NV. As the Director of Sales Operations, he’s tasked with ensuring a seamless pre-sales to post-sales delivery of Cox products and services to business partners in the community. Wott’s strong grasp of complex technical and management issues helps him lead a strong, local team of professionals. With more than 26 years of experience in telecommunications, Wott has a strong background in engineering and operations leadership.

George Kipp
George Kipp

Director of Field Services

George is Director of Field Operations for Cox Business and Hospitality Network. He brings 24 years of industry experience in technology and technical leadership.

George leads a team of highly skilled field technicians, project managers, and leaders supporting dozens of products on our video, data, telephony and WiFi platforms throughout the US. George’s team is responsible for installation, operation, and support of products in hospitality, convention services, and athletic venues.

Our Management Team
Ken Torres

Hospitality Marketing Manager

Manages marketing for Hospitality Network and Cox Advanced Convention Services.

Andrew Peterson

Finance Operations Manager

Leads accounting and finance teams providing strategic and analytic support.

Joy Froese

Senior Creative Services Manager

Oversees creation of custom graphics and collateral for hospitality customers.

Markos Prifti

Data Operations Manager

Manages the Hospitality Network data operations and network team.

Marc Underwood

Field Operations Manager

Oversees the Field Service and Advanced Convention Services teams.

Steven Carpenter

HN Field Operations Manager Remote Locations

Oversees Vendor Management and Field Services outside of the Las Vegas area.

Scott Buff

Software Engineering Manager

Manages the Hospitality Network custom software development and site survey team.

Steve Hernandez

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Manages content and products for the hospitality sector.

Glenn Tudor

Strategic Sales Manager

Oversees the HN sales effort for all hospitality and convention business nationwide.

Christy Neal

ACS Field Operations Manager

Oversees day-to-day operations of the Advanced Convention Services team.

Javier Garcia

Engineering Manager

Manages LVCVA’s Wi‑Fi network, day-to-day carrier network operations, and DAS implementation for LVCVA.