Sharon Keeler is director of communications and marketing in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and UNH Communications and Public Affairs. Her goal is to communicate and tell the stories that move people to become involved with, support and advance the efforts of the Paul College.
Sharon has 30 years of experience in marketing and communications, the majority spent in public higher education. She is returning to UNH—where she worked for 15 years as a science and media relations officer from 1990 to 2005—after spending 10 years at Arizona State University. Sharon was most recently chief media officer for ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, where she directed a team of storytellers focused on external and internal communications and marketing and on social media. Prior to that, she was director of ASU Media Relations & Strategic Communications, where she managed the university’s media strategy and staff across all campuses for more than nine years. Before joining higher education, Sharon worked in in corporate communications and marketing and as a sports and education reporter.
Outside of work, Sharon loves just about anything outdoors, particularly when it involves the ocean. For fun, she scuba dives, body boards, travels, cooks, tackles DIY home projects and walks her dogs.
M.A.S., Arizona State University, American Media and Popular Culture
B.A., University of Maine-Orono, English