• Hendrix College

    Office of Marketing Communications Staff

  • O'Connor, Rob
    Rob O'Connor '95 Vice President for Marketing Communications 501-450-1225 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 - 06.2017
    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.
    Olu Yerokun Social Media Specialist (501) 336-5004 yerokun@hendrix.edu Marketing Communications 105
    Olumide joined the Office of Communications as Social Media Specialist in April 2019, bringing seven years of experience assisting businesses in communicating effectively online through content creation, digital strategy, and creative social campaign development. In his previous roles, he worked for advertising agencies, a corporate social media team, helped create content for small businesses, coordinated social media for a cultural festival in Philadelphia, and got his start in Atlanta working on Macy's social media campaigns. Olumide is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing.