Vice President, Communication and Marketing Class of '91
Kelly Kimberland, APR joined W&J as the Vice President for Communication and Marketing in 2018. Her office is located on the second floor of McMillan Hall. Kimberland, a ’91 W&J graduate, comes to the College with 25 years of leadership experience in marketing and communications.
Prior to her role at W&J, she served as the Senior Director of Marketing Strategy at UPMC Health Plan, where she oversaw the marketing strategy, campaign management and marketing operations for three multi-million dollar business units. She previously served as a manager of public relations for Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute overseeing the strategy and execution of public affairs and marketing communication campaigns on a national & international basis.
Kimberland is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), an organization through which she has received various awards since 2008, including induction into the PRSA Pittsburgh Hall of Fame in 2018. As a W&J alumna, she has given back to the College as a member of the Washington & Jefferson Alumni Executive Council and the professional advisor for the Washington & Jefferson College PRSA Student Association.
Kimberland holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from W&J and a master of arts degree in corporate communications from Duquesne University.