• Office of Marketing Communications Staff

  • Rob Oconnor WePage
    Rob O'Connor '95 Vice President for Marketing Communications 501-505-2932 oconnor@hendrix.edu Marketing Communications 101
    Rob O'Connor, a 1995 Hendrix graduate, manages the College's marketing communications team. He is a Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Gold Award and International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Arkansas Bronze Quill Award winner. Prior to joining the Office of Marketing Communications in 2010, he worked for the Development Office for five years as Director of Foundation Relations. A former print journalist, he was recognized by the Arkansas Press Association and Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors and was named the 2006 U.S. Small Business Association Arkansas Small Business Journalist of the Year. He earned a master's degree in professional and technical writing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is a 2013 Faulkner County Leadership Institute graduate and a board member of the Conway Symphony Orchestra and Conway Public Schools Foundation.
    Forbus, Amy - Webpage
    Amy Forbus '96 Communications Director 501-450-1462 forbus@hendrix.edu Marketing Communications 107
    Amy Forbus, a 1996 Hendrix alumna, joined the Office of Marketing Communications in June 2017. She manages the College's marketing communications and media relations, as well as projects supporting alumni and constituent engagement, brand and reputation management, fundraising, and student recruitment goals. Before returning to Hendrix, she served nearly seven years as editor of the Arkansas United Methodist newspaper, where she was recognized for award-winning writing and photography. Her previous experience includes feature writing and managing digital communications for a national weekly publication, handling media relations for technology services clients, and copywriting for a full-service advertising agency.
    Piccola, Vicky
    Vicky Piccola Administrative Assistant (501) 505-2932 piccola@hendrix.edu Marketing Communications Reception Area
    Vicky Piccola joined the Hendrix staff in 2011 as Administrative Assistant for the Office of Marketing Communications. The Dallas native brings more than 20 years' experience in office administration, including working at educational institutions and at a large advertising agency in Texas. She uses her organizational and interpersonal communication skills to manage the office schedule and budget, supervise student workers, prepare reports, maintain records and provide direct support for the Vice President and Associate Vice President.
    Lequernaque, Summer-2 WebPage
    Summer Lequernaque Graphic Designer (501) 450-1381 lequernaque@hendrix.edu Marketing Communications 104
    Summer joined the Office of Marketing Communications as graphic designer in October 2016. She brings six years of experience in her field with her to Hendrix. Summer has worked on a wide range of promotional pieces, both print and digital, for HCA Hospitals in Southeast Florida, the Memphis Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, and more. In May 2010, she graduated from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, with her bachelor's degree in graphic design.
    Anushah Jiwani '17
    Anushah Jiwani '17 Content Specialist 501-336-5004 Jiwani@hendrix.edu Marketing Communications 105
    Anushah Jiwani, a 2017 Hendrix alumna, joined the office of Marketing Communications in August 2017.