Katie Boland serves as the Program and Brand Manager of Harrington Discovery Institute. She is responsible for driving awareness of Harrington Discovery Institute with multi-faceted audiences through integrated multi-channel marketing. In this role, Ms. Boland plans and executes comprehensive marketing plans and develops reporting and analytics to demonstrate increased awareness of Harrington Discovery Institute and a return on marketing investment.
Joining the team in 2021, Ms. Boland brings a diverse experience of more than ten years in marketing, communications and public relations to Harrington Discovery Institute. Prior to this role, Ms. Boland served as the Director of External Relations at Eliza Bryant Village, a nonprofit based in Cleveland, Ohio. She managed branding while implementing a strategic marketing plan that grew local and national brand awareness and strengthened community support to increase donations from individuals and foundations. She established a benchmarking report to show a 400% increase of positive media coverage, as well as increased engagement across all digital platforms. Additionally, she secured more than $100,000 in grant funding over two years and helped raise more than $100,000 as co-chair of a fundraising gala.
Ms. Boland previously served as External Affairs Officer at the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County and as Account Executive at Lesic & Camper Communications. She volunteers as Chief Operating Officer of the American Marketing Association, Northeast Ohio Chapter. Ms. Boland earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration, majoring in marketing, from Cleveland State University. She expects to earn her Master's in Business Administration with a focus in marketing in December 2021.