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Wendy Shriver to share success story at Fall Speaker Series on August 31

Parkersburg, W.Va. (August 25, 2022) – WVU Parkersburg’s Professional Studies Division is hosting a Fall Speaker Series where prominent local leaders will share their success stories. The series of presentations will take place from August to November on the last Wednesday of each month, with this month’s speaker being Discovery World Executive Director Wendy Shriver.

“Ms. Shriver will share her perspectives on the field of Marketing, her passion for the profession, and also offer advice to attendees who are interested in learning more about Marketing,” said WVU Parkersburg Assistant Professor Andrew Walker.

Shriver has seven years of experience as the Executive Director of Downtown PKB. During her time at Downtown PKB, she grew the organization’s capacity, developed strategic plans and goals, and built collaborative relationships in both the public and private sectors of business. As the Downtown PKB director, Shriver led a 23-member board of directors and guided the work plans of the organization’s committees.

She also has five years of experience in healthcare marketing and serves on Downtown PKB’s Board of Directors, Camden Clark Memorial Hospital Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, and as a Wood County Economic Development member.

“It is an intentional effort, on the part of the Division of Professional Studies, to provide the community with the opportunity to enjoy a vibrant, intellectually stimulating event and engage with a respected local professional,” said Walker.” Attendees will be introduced to thought-provoking ideas on the exciting world of Marketing.”

The Fall Speaker Series will be presented on August 31, from 12:15 to 1 p.m., in the College Theater. All community members are welcome to attend the event free of cost.

For more information, visit wvup.edu/fallspeakerseries.

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