Cathy De La Garza

Senior Vice President, Order Management and Service Delivery, UNITI FIBER

Cathleen De La Garza is Uniti Fiber's Senior Vice President of Service Delivery and Order Management. Her team - comprised of the project management and order management groups - is dedicated to both internal and external customer service as well as service implementation.

As a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, De La Garza was among the first female combat pilots in the US military, serving as an F-15C fighter pilot for twelve years. Her tours of duty included Operation Southern Watch and Operation Noble Eagle in the Middle East and stateside. De La Garza joined the team at Southern Light after leaving the service in 2005.

De La Garza holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from The George Washington University.

Active in her community, De La Garza currently serves as President of the Lower Alabama Bayhawks Lacrosse organization and participates in various veterans’ organizations throughout South Alabama. She is also a member of St. John Catholic Church (Bromley, AL), serving on the finance committee and as a religious education leader.