Assistant Vice President, Advancement Communications
Division of Institutional Advancement
I lead a newly formed integrated communications team that merged advancement, alumni and annual giving communications. In this role, I spearhead the efforts to build a donor-centric communications approach that will support Kent State’s key constituencies during the campaign and beyond.
WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:
EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
WhiteSpace Creative, Akron, Ohio
LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
Kent State has an authentic, grassroots focus on celebrating the individuality of each student, faculty and staff member – and turning that into a warm, welcoming and creative environment.
ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:
Opportunity to develop cutting-edge, strategic communication ideas to support the growth of a truly special university. Additionally, having the chance to work alongside so many smart, talented and passionate individuals across the campuses.
B.A. in Public Communications from Ashland University
Dance parties with my kids! Hiking in the parks. Volunteering for nonprofits, such as the Akron Zoo. And, I really love Twitter.