Atana Morell joined Marketing and Recruitment in September as the new social media and marketing specialist. Atana graduated in 1991 from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., with a degree in philosophy. She completed coursework for an M.A. in environmental ethics at Colorado State University in 1994. Though originally a graduate in the field of philosophy, Atana has been involved in all aspects of social media, search engine optimization, marketing and Web design for over 15 years. She has used her talents to enhance the online presence of many international corporations, including large companies like Intel, as well as smaller software start-up companies.
While living in Florida, she spent several years providing IT and media support for a publicly funded technical education center. When not at work, Atana has applied her skills supporting artists on the Internet, including an American Idol top 10 finalist. She has also written and recently published a fantasy novel of her own.