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Mrs. Felicia Blow Mrs. Felicia Blow Associate Vice President for Development & Campaign Director Location:Administration Building226 Phone:757-727-5350 Expertise:fundraising/development, strategic counsel on marketing, communications, public relations, issues management, employee and community engagement

Mrs. Felicia Blow is award-winning leader with extensive organizational, strategic planning, leadership and management experience. Mrs. Blow is skilled in defining and developing strategies to reach established objectives. She works closely with numerous stakeholders providing fundraising/development, strategic counsel on marketing, communications, public relations, issues management, employee and community engagement, and a variety of other areas.  With a 28-year career spanning work in Manufacturing; Waste Management and Environmental Services; Telecommunications; and Higher Education, Mrs. Blow has an expansive career.

  

Professional Experience

Hampton University, Hampton, VA - Associate Vice President of Development and Campaign Director | 2017 – present

Virginia Community College System, Richmond, VA - Statewide Community College Liaison | 2016 – 2017

Tidewater Community College, South Hampton Roads, VA - Vice President, Institutional Advancement | 2015 – 2016, Foundation Executive Director | 2015 – 2016

Paul D. Camp Community College, Western Hampton Roads, VA - Vice President for Institutional Advancement | 2012 – 2015

Foundation Executive Director and Board Secretary | 2012 – 2015

Cox Communications, Chesapeake, Roanoke, and Northern Virginia - Director of Public Affairs | 2008 –2012

Southeastern Public Service Authority, , South Hampton Roads, VA - Director of Public Relations and Marketing |1999 - 2008, Director of Public Information | 1995 - 1999), Public Information Officer | November 1989 - 1995

Caterpillar, Inc., Peoria, IL - Public Affairs/Communications Specialist | 1988 - 1989

WMBD TV-31, Peoria, IL - Weekend Newsroom Assistant | 1988 - 1989

 

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Secretary, Franklin-Southampton Economic Development Inc. | 2005 - present
  • Member, Chesapeake Rotary Club  | 2016 – present
  • Member, Franklin Rotary Club Board of Directors  | 2015 – 2016
  • Chair, Suffolk Division, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce  | 2016 - present
  • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. | 2014 - present
  • Member, International Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Board of Directors  | 2012 - 2014
  • Member, Urban League of Greater Hampton Roads Board of Directors  |  2009 - 2014
  • Member, USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia Board of Directors  | 2009 - 2012
  • Member, International PRSA Business Model Task Force  |  2010
  • Member, Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors  | 2010 - 2012
  • Past Chair and Member, Paul D. Camp Community College, Local College Board  | 2005 - 2012
  • Past Chair, International, Universal Accreditation Board  | 2005 - 2009
  • Past President, Hampton Roads Chapter, PRSA  | 2000

Education & Certifications

  • Pursuing Doctorate in Higher Education Administration (2015 – present) - Old Dominion University
  • Master’s In Business Administration - Strayer University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mass Media Arts - Hampton University
  • Cox Communications Executive Foundations - Leadership Program
  • Leading, Education and Developing  Program - Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at University of Virginia
  • Leadership Hampton Roads Program - Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
  • Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) Certification - Public Relations Society of America