University Communications and Marketing builds positive relationships between NC State University and its many constituents through strategic internal and external communications that convey the university’s brand identity. Our administrative team performs the behind-the-scenes tasks that make University Communications and Marketing function seamlessly and efficiently.

What We Do

  • Strategic vision and oversight
    The chief communications officer provides strategic direction and vision for University Communications and Marketing.
  • Human resources
    We assist with all human resources functions, including hiring, performance evaluations, and tracking and reporting time.
  • Facilities and technology management
    The unit oversees the building and technology needs of University Communications and Marketing, from computers and printers to door locks and office space.
  • Financial and budget operations
    Payment, billing, budgeting, and tracking and allocating resources are part of this team’s core responsibilities.


Brad Bohlander
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Communications and Marketing
Serves as the university’s chief communications officer and leads the University Communications and Marketing team, which includes Marketing Communications, University Relations, University Special Events, Development Communications and Stewardship, and Administration.
Phone: 919-515-7373

Michelle Seigler
Business Officer
Serves as the departmental operations manager. Oversees human resources, finance and facilities functions for University Communications and Marketing.
Phone: 919-513-3108

Miranda Drake
Administrative Specialist
Serves as administrative assistant to the associate vice chancellor and as travel coordinator for University Communications and Marketing. Manages financial transactions for the executive suite and University Special Events.
Phone: 919-515-1480

Alissa Tannenbaum
HR and Financial Specialist
Assists the Business Officer with day-to-day management of HR and Financial transactions for University Communications and Marketing.
Phone: 919-513-3112

Ramona Herring
Operations Coordinator
Provides administrative, programmatic, and HR support for leadership and staff. Serves as WolfTime administrator. Acts as Building Liaison and CAMS Coordinator for Butler Communications building occupants.
Phone: 919-513-3107