Ann Marie has been recruiting and marketing to adult students for nearly fifteen years. As director of marketing for Northern Arizona University’s Extended Campuses division, Ann Marie led positioning, lead generation, and prospect nurturing for the non-traditional student market. Prior to NAU, Ann Marie served as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s education center director at Ramstein Air Base. She also spent five years as a marketing communications manager in the wireless technology industry.
A passion for individual and organizational excellence led Ann Marie to study interpersonal and organizational psychology as an undergraduate student; she subsequently earned a master’s degree in employee and organizational development. Ann Marie transitioned her team to an agile marketing model in 2013, and a year later, University Business recognized the team with a Model of Efficiency award for increased productivity, enhanced customer satisfaction ratings, and reduction in costs.
In March 2015, Ann Marie began her current role of assistant director for strategic communications at NAU, where she is extending her expertise to the traditional student market.