Purcell Marian High School has hired Amy Browns Taylor as director of admissions and communications. Prior to coming to Purcell Marian, she served for 15 years in higher education at the University of Cincinnati (UC), Miami University, and Ohio University (OU), and five years in the craft beer industry. Her expertise areas including marketing and communications strategy, social media measurement, sponsorship activation, community outreach, and event planning/execution.
Browns Taylor earned a bachelor's in journalism/public relations and a master's in arts administration from Ohio University. She is an adjunct professor and teaches marketing in Cincinnati State's Brewing Sciences Department and previously taught event planning at the University of Cincinnati.
"I've heard some say Purcell Marian is "having a moment", but it's truly more than that. Purcell Marian is a progressive Catholic high school that is preparing students for the global world. What excites me the most is the game-changing opportunities that are available for our students through our 3E Guarantee and International Baccalaureate program, and our revitalized focus on the arts and service. Earlier this year, I was doing some consulting for Purcell Marian, and quickly realized that I had to be a part of the team," says Browns Taylor.
Browns Taylor is a native of Defiance, Ohio, and has lived and worked in Cincinnati since 2002. She's serves on the Advisory Board of the Cincinnati State Brewing Sciences Program and previously served on the Advisory Committee of UC's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Prep Program, and the Pi Beta Phi Alumni Advisory Committees at UC and OU.