Norman Business Journal Q2//19 - Page 34

Rebekah Collins Title/Business: Officially: Advertising Manager, The Norman Transcript Self Proclaimed: Director of Advertising and Magazines How Many Years: 13 years Education: Wewoka High School - 1995, NEO A&M College - Associate of Arts Degree - 1997, University of Oklahoma – Bachelor of Arts in Journalism focus in Advertising - 2001 Accolades: Leadership Norman Class of 2013 - Best Class Ever! Norman Next Under 40 in 2017 CNHI’s Magazine of the Year Winner 2015 & 2016 Numerous Oklahoma Press Association awards for Advertising, Sales & Promotion, Advertising Series Transcript Employee of the Month – July 2009 and September 2011 1st Place in Flag Football at the YMCA’s Corporate Challenge in 2016 Best Hula Hooper at the United Way’s Kickoff Breakfast in 2018. Community Service: Board of Directors for the Cleveland County Family YMCA 2015 – present Executive Committee for CCFY Board 2019 Eastside Business Association Board member 2017 Bridges Prom founding member 2013 Producer of Looks on Main Spring Style Show for the Main District 2018 Main District Marketing Committee member 2019 What is the role of your title in this organization? The role of the Advertising Manager is to drive revenue, oversee all the operations of the advertising department and all the people in it. 34 | Quarter 2 // 2019