Corporate Relations SpecialistDepartment(s):
- External Affairs
Merchandising & Design, Western Kentucky University
Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Carmella studied Merchandising and Design at Western Kentucky University and received a Gold Key of Excellence Award for Drawing & Illustration. She moved to Atlanta where she held positions in Merchandise Marketing & Sales at the America’s Mart, one of the largest permanent wholesale trade centers in the world. After several trips to manufacturers' headquarters on the West Coast, she decided to call Los Angeles home. Carmella embarked on a career in the Entertainment Industry where she honed her expertise in creative development, partner relations, sales and marketing. Her first foray into Entertainment was at Capital Records in Artist and Product Development working with such artists as Paul McCartney, Tina Turner and Garth Brooks. Upon leaving Capital Records Carmella set her sights on the Consumer Products side of Entertainment as an Executive for Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros. and NBC Universal, garnering recognition as a highly accomplished Licensing & Brand Management Professional. With an entrepreneurial zest, she later launched her own Agency spearheading business development for artists and manufacturers.
After enjoying visits with family here in Logan, Carmella and her husband Greg decided to make Logan home.
She serves as a Corporate Relations Specialist for the Jon M. Huntsman Business School responsible for building and maintaining relationships with corporate and institutional partners to expand opportunities for our students and further the mission of the school.