Director of Communications Appointment

I am pleased  to announce the selection of Ruth Lando as Director of Communications and Marketing. Ruth is an experienced journalist and writer, as well as a nonprofit communications/marketing/public relations and development professional, most recently on the staff of SCOPE, Sarasota County Openly Plans for Excellence. The Dickinson College graduate also served as Director of Communications for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County from 2000 to 2011. As a communicator, she is known for building strong relationships across both the public and private sectors and her monthly interviews in Style Magazine of the Herald-Tribune Media Group enjoy a wide and devoted following. Since relocating to Sarasota from Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1995, with her husband, Michael and two children, she has helped many organizations, businesses and individuals articulate their brand messages and differentiate their unique identities.

Ruth’s appointment began on September 4, 2012, reporting to Dennis Stover, Regional Vice Chancellor for Advancement.  She looks forward to meeting you and getting to know USF Sarasota-Manatee.  You can find her in C329, stop by and say hello!