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Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, what should you be doing during this unexpected time to build your personal brand?

Learn from COBA marketing alumni on how they got into the field of marketing, how COVID-19 has impacted them, and ways they recommend building a strong personal brand.


Jay Swinney

Data Analytics at Indeed

Jennifer golden

Marketing Consultant and Professor at ACU

Katherine Hall

Senior Account Manager at Schaefer Advertising Co.

Rachel gilliam

Account Director, Platinum Salesforce Partner at Lev

Reagan Morgan

Marketing Director at PFS

Jay Swinney

Jay Swinney is a data scientist at, the world’s largest job search engine. He works on search ranking and advertising auctions where he tries to match job seekers with the most relevant and engaged employers. At indeed, they put job seekers first and believe that revenue will if they create a great tool for people to find work. It’s especially motivating for Jay right now to try to live Indeed’s motto “I help people get jobs”

Jennifer Golden

Jennifer Golden is currently working as a marketing consultant in marketing strategy, branding, and digital marketing.  She will join Abilene Christian University (ACU) as a marketing professor this fall after finishing her doctorate at DePaul University in Chicago.  Jennifer’s work motto is to guide students to think critically, work feverishly, and find a job that loves them as much as they love it.  

Katherine hall

Katherine Hall is currently a Senior Account Manager at Schaefer Advertising Co. on the healthcare account team. She specializes in healthcare but has broad experience ranging from non-profit to retail marketing. She majored in Marketing and minored in AD/PR at Abilene Christian University where she was on the women’s soccer team and learned to truly love connections and the advertising industry!

Rachel gilliam

Rachel is an Account Director at Lev, a Salesforce Marketing Consultancy. She uses her 7 years of client success + marketing experience to strategically grow accounts in a sales and marketing hybrid role. Her background includes digital marketing strategy, technical execution and optimization. 

Reagan Morgan

Reagan has oversight of all corporate marketing functions including company branding execution, design and support of the corporate websites, event management for industry trade shows and events, digital campaigns, corporate communications, PR/Media relations, sales proposal management, and content creation. In his 12-year career at PFS, he has worked in various marketing and sales support roles. 

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Steph Brown

Professional Development Manager

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