ALBANY, GEORGIA – Albany Technical College (ATC) has appointed a new Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Bobby Ellis will begin his new position on May 1, 2018.

Prior to joining ATC, Ellis served as President and Owner of The Image Company in Americus, Georgia. Being a business owner of a successful marketing company for over seventeen years, he brings many talents to the table. His expertise includes videography, photography, graphic design, client relations and drone piloting. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Marketing from the University of Georgia, as well as an FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Pilot certification with over four years of pilot experience.

In 1991, Ellis began his work in the marketing and public relations field as the Production Manager for WFXL. In 1995, he transitioned to WALB-TV for two years before he assumed the position of Production Manager for Miller Marketing in 1997. During his tenure he handled creative services and managed full campaigns of television, radio and print media.

Ellis served on the Americus-Sumter Arts Council as Vice President from 2013-2015 and President from 2015- 2016. He also is a current member of the Kiwanis Club of Americus and served as a board member from 2015- 2016.

“This felt like an excellent opportunity to work with a great group of people. I grew up in Albany and went toMonroe High School right down the road, so this is a homecoming of sorts for me. I look forward to telling the stories that matter at Albany Technical College and providing strong marketing direction to help grow the college.”

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