Chief Marketing Officer

Chris Kormis Georgetown

Chris M. Kormis

Associate Dean and Chief Marketing Officer

Twitter: @ckormis

Chris Kormis leads, develops, and implements strategic marketing and communications efforts. She is the brand steward; primary spokesperson, after the dean, to all external audiences; and directs communications strategies to promote the school and raise its visibility among its stakeholders and the media.

Communications and Media Relations Team

Teresa Mannix Georgetown Leader

Teresa Mannix

Assistant Dean for Communications


Teresa Mannix oversees media relations, rankings, and editorial services. She works closely with the Office of the Dean to develop messaging for external communications.

Lauren Pauer Georgetown

Lauren Pauer

Director of Editorial Services
Editor, Georgetown Business Magazine


Lauren Pauer oversees content strategy for publications, the website, and social media and is editor of Georgetown Business magazine. She also manages logo usage and maintain's the school's brand and editorial style guides.

Molly Fleenor

Molly Fleenor

Assistant Director of Communications/Media Relations


Molly Fleenor develops and implements strategic and integrated communications and marketing plans that support the goals of the school’s centers, initiatives, and institutes. As a primary media contact for the school, Fleenor ensures that the activities surrounding faculty research, thought leadership, student successes, and programmatic differentiators are communicated to both internal and external stakeholders.


Stephanie Martineau Events Georgetown McDonough

Ashley Kate Kesler

Communications and Social Media Manager


Ashley Kate creates and manages content across Georgetown McDonough’s social media platforms to support the school’s strategic goals.  She works with Marketing and Communications team members, as well as with staff across the business school and university to create social media campaigns around specific events, programs, and initiatives.


Digital Marketing Production

Patrick Burritt Director Digital Production Marketing Internet Web

Patrick Burritt

Director of Digital Marketing and Communications


Patrick Burritt is responsible for directing the design, production, and delivery of electronic mass communication. He collaborates with all departments to create an effective, engaging, and cohesive digital identity for the school. He is the lead on public-facing, web-based initiatives and helps direct the content management strategy using data analytics. 

Quierra Wells Georgetown Business Maker Designer

Quierra Wells

Digital Production Designer


Quierra Wells conceptualizes design solutions for the Georgetown McDonough website and a variety of digital marketing materials for the school, including infographics, logos, web pages, e-newsletters, and branded social media graphics.

Events Team

Stephanie Martineau Events Georgetown McDonough

Stephanie Martineau

Associate Director of Events


Stephanie Martineau leads the events team at the school with execution of signature events, ceremonies, receptions, multifaceted conferences, and gala dinners. She works with students, program offices, and alumni to engage participants, provide networking opportunities for alumni, and bolster events on campus for all students.

Lauren Apicella, Events Georgetown McDonough

Lauren Apicella

Assistant Director of Events


Lauren Apicella works throughout the McDonough School of Business to plan and produce successful events for all audiences.