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Maria Potepalova

Interim Chief Marketing and Communications Officer


Associate Director of Integrated Communications

Marketing and Communications Office

Dean's Unit

Nelson Hall 2124


Maria Potepalova provides leadership within the NC State Poole College of Management in developing and implementing an integrated communications strategy to elevate and drive brand awareness, and ensure key messages are effectively communicated across key internal and external stakeholder groups. She manages editorial planning, thought leadership content, web projects, social media, email communications, event marketing and internal communications on a brand level. Maria also oversees communications requests coming from various units and departments in the college.

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


Master of Science Communication North Carolina State University 2016

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