M.A. Missouri State University
Cassie Mathes serves as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Ozarks Technical Community College. She is responsible for leading the college’s marketing, communications and brand strategy as well as overseeing the Creative Services, Web Services, and Public Relations departments. As part of these duties, she develops key strategic communications that foster positive relationships with the community and the college’s industry partners.
Ms. Mathes has a wealth of experience in marketing, communications and higher education. Before coming to OTC, she served as Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In this role, she led the university’s communications, marketing and brand strategy. She also served as Director for University Relations at the University of Northern Iowa where she oversaw the University Relations team and advised administration on matters relating to marketing, communications and brand management. Prior to her time at UNI, she served as Director for University Relations and Marketing at Missouri Southern State University and at Pittsburg State University in several marketing and communications roles.
Ms. Mathes earned a Master of Arts in Communication from Missouri State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Missouri Southern State University.
Ms. Mathes has served on the boards of the Salvation Army, Iowa Public Radio, and as a volunteer for the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Missouri. She is a graduate of the Class of 2023 Executive Leadership Institute through the University of Tennessee System.