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Tate Blanton

Community Outreach Coordinator & Communications Specialist at Credit Union of America

Work experience

Jun 2014Present

Community Outreach Coordinator & Communications Specialist

Credit Union of America

Event planning and coordinating. Presenting financial literacy topics. Digital marketing and PR.

CUnext Young Professionals Council (Aug 2014-Present) DECA advisor Northwest High School Wichita KS (Fall 2014)

Jan 2012Jun 2014

Brand Manager

Colab Digital LLC

Strategic planning, mapping and development of client brand identity Maintained a fluid form of communication with clients. Engaged target markets in multiple channels in web. Email. Social. Developed strategic campaigns for brand development.

May 2012Apr 2013

President

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity - Wichita State Universtiy

Served as small business CEO. Managed and delegated officers to achieve semester and year goals.

Nov 2011Jun 2012

Student Brand Manager

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Raised brand awareness on college campus. Cultivated brand image on college campus. Managed and developed company image to reflect ideals and purpose

Education

Jan 2009Jan 2013

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Wichita State University
Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Specialized Courses: Communication Practicum. Integrated Marketing Communication Campaigns. Marketing Consumer Behavior. Communication Analysis and Criticism. Speaking to the Business Professions. Received Wichita State University Wallis Endowed Scholarship 2010-2013

Skills

Social Media Marketing
Professional Communication
Customer Service
Public Speaking
Blogging
Public Relations
Digital Marketing
Strategy Development
Email Marketing
Copywriting
Event Planning
Brand Awareness
Adobe Software
Premier, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
SEO
Microsoft Office
Word, Excel, and Publisher

References

Tia Bodine (Coordinator of Operation and Services, Center of Entrepreneurship)

Jill Bosely (Director of Development, Via Christi Foundation and Children's Miracle Network

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Provence Zeta Secretary

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity September 2013 – Present

Educate, mentor, and uphold organization values for college undergrads.

At Large Member

SAE Wichita Area Alumni Association October 2014 – Present 

Oversee and direct the advancement and growth of members in the area.

Community Advisory Board

Wichita State University Shockerthon November 2013 – Present

Oversee and advise student board on Shockerthon event planning and coordination.

Organizations

Wichita State University, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Wichita Area Alumni Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Provence Zeta Council,  Lamda Pi Eta, WSU Dance Marathon, Shockerthon Advisory Board, Wichita State University Young Alumni Association, CUnext Young Professionals Council.

Sample Work upon request