About Northern Arizona University marketing
Our site is intended to provide a primer on marketing at NAU—how we define it, how we deliver marketing services to our internal clients, the NAU brand platform, narrative, and brand-building efforts, and links to internal resources that you can use to further your own marketing objectives. We encourage you to use the tools that are available, as well as reach out to us for additional information, insight, or support.
Who we are
We are a dedicated team of marketing professionals with a wide range of specialties, including marketing strategy and planning, client services, content creation, graphic design, photography, videography, digital marketing, printing services, trademark and licensing, and project management.
Together, we leverage our collective expertise, talent, and passion to support NAU’s vision and mission.
Connect with a client services manager to help bring your project to life through personalized marketing strategy and support.
University Marketing leadership
Harlan Teller, Chief Marketing Officer
Harlan oversees the development of our overall marketing and brand strategies, and liaises with the senior university management team to ensure alignment and integration of marketing activities with university goals and objectives. He is responsible for both short-term and long-term strategic planning for the University Marketing department.
Ann Marie deWees, Associate Vice President of Marketing Services
Ann Marie oversees our team of client services managers, our digital and web services, and business operations. Her team develops and executes program marketing plans and is responsible for fully developing our website and digital lead generation programs to drive prospective student interest.
Prior to NAU, Ann Marie worked at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s European Division, supporting military-affiliated students, and at TeleCommunications Systems (a Comtech subsidiary), supporting their wireless technology division’s commercial business launch. Ann Marie earned her master’s in organizational/employee development from Boston University.
RenSu Yang, Associate Vice President of Brand and Creative Services
RenSu is responsible for ensuring the consistency and cohesiveness of the NAU brand representation through messaging, design, photography, videography, trademark and licensing program, print execution, as well as institutional advertising. She oversees the brand development strategy and plays a primary role in working with our lead marketing firm on developing our brand campaign. She leads the creative services team to implement brand executions into marketing materials that support various marketing plans and initiatives at both university and unit levels.