Communications Manager / Kentucky Wesleyan College, '17
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Matthew Ray Named Communications Manager
Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity has named Matthew Ray (Beta Omega, ‘17) its next Communications Manager beginning Friday, November 3rd. He succeeds Kelby Dolan who concluded a 7-year tenure on staff this fall after transitioning to a new association role.
Matthew’s academic emphasis at Kentucky Wesleyan College was Marketing and Advertising. On campus, he applied this knowledge in roles with the campus radio station WKWC where he served as a Radio DJ/Host and Senior Producer/Student Manager. He served as Candidate Educator and Philanthropy Chairman for the Beta Omega Chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. In his recent professional career, he served as a Public Safety Telecommunicator for the Kentucky State Police. He has also held retail customer retention and account management specialist positions.
Executive Director Andy Huston shared, “I had the privilege of first meeting Matthew as an undergraduate leader during a visit to the Beta Omega Chapter where it was evident to see the impact of Sigma Alpha Mu on his life. Forging that organizational pride with his marketing and advertising knowledge will be a powerful force in enhancing our mission and vision. I am excited to help unleash Matthew’s potential to make the story of our impact shine brighter.”
Matthew shared, “I am very fortunate to begin my professional journey with Sigma Alpha Mu. As an alumnus of the Beta Omega Chapter, SAM holds a dear place in my heart. I am eager to use my passion for the fraternity to further the organization’s brand and assist in managing alumni relations strategies. I am looking forward to developing our online presence in an effort to improve the organization’s outreach to not only alumni and active members, but to the public as well.”
Matthew lives in Kentucky with his wife, Amanda, and his daughter Elinor.