The Office of Marketing, Communications, and Advancement is responsible for the overall development, alumni relations, public relations, marketing and communications, and fundraising components of Alabama A&M University. The office is the means through which the school's priorities and local, state and national impact is communicated. MCA consistently builds and nurtures key relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public sector.
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The Vice President
Wendy Kobler is Vice President for Marketing, Communications and Advancement.
Kobler has numerous years of experience and brings the unique perspective of having experience and insights into Madison County’s three constituencies of government, industry, and professions.
In her new role, Kobler will provide executive leadership in the key areas of fund-raising, alumni and corporate relations; and marketing and communications, critical areas with which to build Alabama A&M’s visibility and community relationships, and support its mission, goals and strategic objectives.
Kobler’s background is extensive in corporate marketing and communications. Prior to joining AAMU, she was the marketing and public relations manager with a local firm and an entrepreneur with her own consulting company, Kobler Communications, working with many local and national high tech companies. Nationally, she has appeared as a marketing and branding strategist on “Fox News: Fox & Friends” and as a branding commentator on Atlanta’s Talk Radio WDUN-ABC Radio Network. She also has been featured in Business Week, Entrepreneur and Star Magazine.
Kobler earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla., and a secondary education certification in marketing education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.