From 2007 to 2009, Scobey Led the largest AT&T region delivering outstanding results including highest net income, the best employee and customer satisfaction scores of any region with 37,000 employees in operation, and $12B in revenue.
During his 26-year career at BellSouth before it was acquired by AT&T, Scobey held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility. He began his career in the network engineering and operations side of the business and went on to work in product development, product management, marketing and sales, including federal government, national accounts and small business, change management, strategic management, and general management. Prior to his appointment as president of Small Business Services, Scobey was the president of BellSouth Long Distance and prepared it for all aspects of its nine-state launch. His career has spanned many regulated and unregulated subsidiaries of BellSouth including BellSouth Telecommunications, BellSouth Services, BellSouth Long Distance, BellSouth Advertising and Publishing, the Yellow Pages, and BellSouth Corporate.
In all his assignments Scobey has developed a leadership reputation as a fix-it artist and is known for his team building, customer and front-line employee focus, and people development. This reputation is supported by the success of Small Business Services when he assumed responsibility in July 2001. He successfully led this team to achieving turnaround growth in a highly competitive market.
Scobey is recognized in the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University. Scobey is active in his community and serves as an elder at the North Atlanta Church of Christ, the Industrial Advisory Board for the Auburn University School of Electrical Engineering, and the President's Council at Harding University. In addition, he volunteers as a private and instrument-rated pilot for charitable causes.