Assistant Director of Alumni and Student Engagement
Martha blends her experience of strategic marketing, communications, events and social media together with technology for her role as Alumni Relations associate. Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Martha received her bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2000 with majors in American Studies and German. She launched her own photography business, A Breath of Fresh Air Photography, in 2008 and continues to actively engage with clients to help with their requests from events; nature and landscape shots; yoga and running; family and weddings as well as professional headshots.
Previously, Martha supervised an IT help desk call center as a team lead with Merck Pharmaceuticals’ field sales representative team for three years after working at UNC Kenan-Flagler as an IT help desk technician. She began her career working with the UNC Relations office developing and implementing an events program integral to successful University relations and development efforts. When not taking photos or working, Martha loves trail running, traveling, reading and enjoying being outside with friends.