12 May 2017
McCorcle is known throughout the industry for her advocacy of diversity and gender equality
The unit dates back to when AT&T asked her to set up a
new business model, with companies reselling AT&T
McCorcle is known throughout the industry for her advocacy
of diversity and gender equality. "Having men and women work
together in an innovative environment produces the best
She works hard in the community. "My number-one drive is
education, helping to turn children into productive adults."
She’s mentoring a local high-school student, who
wants to become the first in her family to go to college.
She’s a big supporter of Dallas Public Library: "I
was chair of the friends and now I’m on the
advisory board. There’s a lot of dynamic energy in
a library – kids doing homework, adults searching for
jobs," says McCorcle. "These are great ways to support the
community but they are also good for AT&T – they
help us get our future leaders."
The wholesale business of AT&T Partner Solutions "spans
the world", says McCorcle. "We are able to pick up best
practices and share them. We have a few geeks in the office. We
work in pods, with no walls and lots of white boards. Everyone
has a voice and it’s all one level playing
Her role as president? "I set the direction, the
expectations, then I advocate and get resources." The open
environment is something she’s promoting across
the company as it moves from a hardware-based operator into the
"But my typical day begins and ends with my family," she
says. "We have our two-year-old grand-daughter living with us.
I have three sons, all grown up." One is just about to
graduate, which is why she’ll be missing this