FORT WORTH (July 11, 2022) – United Way of Tarrant County today announced that Deanna Titzler will join their internal team as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, beginning Wednesday, July 20.
As Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, Titzler will lead, manage, implement and evaluate all marketing communications strategies, including advertising, promotions, and public relations, to support the marketing objectives and maximize the positive exposure in local and national markets. Additionally, Titzler will lead the creative development for a wide range of efforts to impact the entire organization.
“We are excited to welcome Deanna to United Way of Tarrant County in her important role as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer,” said Leah King, president and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County. “With more than 25 years of marketing and communications experience working in the higher education, nonprofit and private sectors, we are confident she will have tremendous success spreading our mission to Tarrant County communities.”
Most recently, Titzler served as Interim Associate Vice President of Marketing & Communication at Texas Woman’s University, leading the division responsible for media relations, social media, web communications, creative services, digital content creation, crisis communications, marketing and advertising. She worked at TWU for more than five years in positions of growing responsibility before being named interim AVP.
“As a long-time resident of Tarrant County, I’ve been privileged to see the critical role United Way plays in leading, collaborating and making an impact in the community,” said Titzler. “I’m excited about joining the organization as it enters its centennial year and look forward to contributing to its mission.”
Before TWU, Titzler lived in Hyderabad, India, where she was president of the Twin-Cities Expatriates Association, heading a multinational board of directors that established the association’s vision, strategy and goals. She previously worked for General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin, including eight years at the Aeronautics division in Fort Worth. During her tenure there, she led the employee giving campaign for the company for several years, leading to record-breaking donations to United Way of Tarrant County and related agencies.
Titzler holds an MA in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University and a BBA in Business Journalism from Baylor University. Her past board positions include Carter BloodCare and the Westlake Academy Foundation.
About United Way of Tarrant County
United Way of Tarrant County has worked to improve the lives of those in our communities since 1922. As a nonprofit leader, we bring together individuals, groups, donors and service providers to help solve some of the toughest social issues affecting Tarrant County. Each year, United Way of Tarrant County helps more than 300,000 people through its resources. United Way of Tarrant County has no fees on donor designations, with 100 percent of the donations going to the selected agency or cause.
Deanna W. Titzler
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