Jose serves as Director or External Affairs and Strategic Initiatives. In that role he oversees our Office of Advancement's communications and alumni relations efforts, as well as lead new strategic initiatives for the college. He formerly served as chief communications officer and the director of public affairs and communications for Columbus Public Health. Jose brings 18+ years in executive-level communications for the public and private sectors, driving public health policy, media relations, crisis communications, public relations and marketing strategy, event planning, and fundraising efforts. And Jose was one of our college's Champions of Public Health in 2016!