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Sharon Handy

Director, College Communications and PR/Marketing, Public Relations & Marketing
College of Business, Room 326
(502) 852-1004
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Bio

From Linkedin: Extensive experience in developing marketing campaigns and promotional design. Adept in marketing, art direction, and the creative process. Trained in project management with a high attention to detail. Strategically-minded and able to effectively navigate within the ambiguity of evolving projects. Joyful in style and effort

Skills Summary:
• Marketing design and art direction
• Project Management
• Marketing campaign strategy and implementation
• Marketing data analysis and reporting
• Motivational leadership
• Content development
• Graphic design, illustration, animation• Social media direction and strategy
• Web design and development
• Writing for articles, ads, social media, and website
• Financial, procurement management, and vendor relations


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

University of Louisville College of Business 

  • Director of College Communications and Marketing
    • October, 2017 – Present
  • Manager of Marketing
    • September, 2014 – October, 2017
  • Graphic Designer Sr.
    • October, 2009 – September 2014

 

WeiterWorks Inc. Jul 1990 – 2010

  • Founder and CEO

Served ad agency clients as their digital, marketing, and web department and business clients with marketing and design support, software training, print design, illustration, photography, animation, and website development. Website projects included user interaction and navigation strategy, brand design, and site development.

Ran the day to day operations of the company: managed employees, projects, contractors, all client relations, vendors, bookkeepers, and budgets for the corporation.

 

Education

  • BA - Graphic Design (University of Louisville, Hite Art Institute) 1987
  • Google Adwords Certification (Google) 2018
  • Professional Communication Certificate (University of Louisville, Professional Development ) 2016
  • Project Management Certificate (University of Louisville, Professional Development ) 2017

Awards & Honors

2011 Staff Excellence Award

UofL College of Business

2014 Club Champion

New Albany Women’s Golf Tournament

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