Helping mission-driven organizations achieve results.
Joanne is a communications professional who brings extensive experience working with presidents, deans, CEOs, and executive directors to every project. She partners with leaders to advance their goals and the goals of their organizations in the areas of internal and external communications, engagement, and visibility.
In today’s fast-changing environment, she steps in to fill the gaps created by downsizing or shifts in strategy or direction. She supports leaders when and where they need her.
Joanne has spent many years on university and college campuses as a communications and marketing professional and strong contributor to their success.
She uses her experience, expertise, and humor to develop communications that transfer knowledge, inspire support, and ignite action. She is focused on helping institutions and organizations that are committed to improving all lives.
In her roles as chief of staff, senior advisor, and executive director for presidents, deans, VPs, and CEOs, she learned how to be adept at identify gaps and fulfilling communication needs.
As an independent contractor, Joanne's work varies from completing specific projects such as annual reports, fundraising materials, drafting content for special websites, developing key messages, to identifying new communication channels and tools, and creating a strategy for implementation.
She has an excellent record of success as a partner and advisor for all aspects of higher education and nonprofit advancement. She has successfully led marketing, communications, and development teams at four-year universities, community colleges, for-profits, and nonprofit organizations.
Her work has earned a number of awards and recognition across the broad spectrum of communications and marketing.