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Maria Potepalova

Interim Chief Marketing and Communications Officer


Director of Marketing

Marketing and Communications Office

Dean's Unit

Nelson Hall 2124


Maria Potepalova provides leadership in developing and executing marketing, communications and brand strategy in support of the college’s strategic goals and mission, while serving a diverse set of internal and external audiences. Maria leads a central team of marketing and communications professionals and collaborates across the university and with outside entities.

Prior to joining Poole College, Maria worked in marketing, communications and fundraising for educational, arts and media organizations, most recently at Arts NC State.


Master of Science Communication North Carolina State University 2016

Bachelor of Science Public Relations St. Petersburg State University (Russia) 2013