Corporate Leadership

Sharon Zealey

Sharon Zealey

Vice President, Compliance

Sharon Zealey is the vice president of Compliance for Cox Enterprises. Zealey is responsible for establishing and achieving corporate compliance operational objectives. She designs and executes the company’s compliance strategy and compliance training. She also aligns with the divisions on key aspects of the Compliance program, manages the Cox’s enterprise wide Ethics Hotline, and coordinates sensitive compliance investigations.

Zealey previously served as Lead Counsel for Carestream Dental LLC, a medical device company, where she established its global compliance program. Prior to that, she founded NextGen Compliance LLC in Atlanta and was a business consultant on compliance issues and risk assessment.

Zealey was the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for The Coca-Cola Company for seven years. During her tenure, the company was recognized nationally for its user-friendly hotline, effective global compliance network and corporate integrity.

Sharon is a former United States Attorney, international law firm partner and Deputy Ohio Attorney General.