Hailee Tavoian earned her B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and M.A. in Strategic Communication both from Southern Utah University. As the director of communication and marketing, she oversees project management, client services and professional development of seven staff members while also leading division-wide tactical marketing solutions. Before joining SACM, Hailee worked in the Division of University Advancement where she strategized and lead communication and marketing efforts for the OHIO Alumni Association, The Bobcat Store and The Office of Gift Planning, as well as produced written and multimedia content for Ohio Today magazine.
As a side hustle, Hailee is an adjunct instructor in the E.W. Scripps College of Communication, teaching public speaking, advocacy, and argumentation. She enjoys crafting, Pilates and getting lost in a great story whether through books, live theatre or on screen. Hailee and her husband Dallin, a Ph.D. student in the Heritage College, welcomed twin daughters in Dec. 2018.