New Position to Focus on Increasing Awareness and Outreach During a Time of Growth
NEW YORK, July 31, 2006 --- New York Law School announced the appointment of Nancy Guida as Vice President for Marketing and Communications, effective August 16, 2006. Ms. Guida is currently Vice President, Development and Communications at Learning Leaders, the city’s oldest and largest public school volunteer program. Prior to joining Learning Leaders, Ms. Guida was Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, at Catalyst, the research and advisory organization dedicated to the advancement of women in business and the professions. Ms. Guida will oversee marketing, public relations, advertising, publications, and graphic design for the Law School.
On announcing the appointment, New York Law School President Richard Matasar said, “We are so pleased to have Nancy join our team, and just in time for the groundbreaking of our expansion and renovation project. This is a transformative time for the Law School and we have no doubt that Nancy’s wealth of expertise will be put to good use as we work to provide the finest legal education in New York City.”
Ms. Guida has a proven track record in strengthening organizations by developing and executing successful marketing and communications strategies. In her roles at Catalyst and Learning Leaders, Ms. Guida revamped the brand, spearheaded public education and outreach campaigns, and established graphic standards, as well as standards for describing the mission and services. At Catalyst, she managed the editorial, design, and production process of all research, which she believes will serve her well as she will be managing publications for all School departments including Admissions, Development, and Faculty. “This is a great opportunity to do the kind of work that I love at a gem of a New York City educational institution.There is such a great energy about the place and its people. The School is positioned right at the heart of it all in TriBeCa and is committed to being and, more importantly, to growing in lower Manhattan. I am excited to be a part of it all,” said Nancy Guida.
Nancy Guida currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Center for Anti-Violence Education, a nonprofit that works to create positive change in the lives of women and children affected by violence by teaching skills that enable them to heal from, prevent and counter violence. She is a graduate of New York University. A life-long New Yorker, she resides in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn.
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