Evelyn Bolden


Cox Enterprises | Senior Director, Strategy & Investments | LinkedIn

Bolden is responsible for the development and implementation of innovative strategies for Cox’s supplier diversity and supplier sustainability programs. She serves as the point of contact for interaction with all stakeholders to advance these initiatives. She oversees projects that deliver cost reduction and enhance relationships with key suppliers. She is also responsible for establishing metrics for outreach, sourcing, contract awards, diverse spend, total spend, sustainability and other performance criteria.

She joined Cox in 2000 and has held roles in product development, corporate strategy, corporate development and governance. She previously worked in business planning and strategy at CenturyLink.

Bolden received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in economics from the University of Denver and a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Colorado. She serves on the board of directors for Startup Atlanta and Startup Chicks and is a member of the 2015 class of the Institute For Georgia Environmental Leadership.