Two Chapman University leaders have been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s 28th Annual Women in Business Awards.
This program recognizes five outstanding business and professional Orange County women.
Chapman’s nominees are:
Mary Pratt, Director of the Hilbert Museum
Pratt has been director of the museum since 2017. Under her leadership, the Hilbert Museum has achieved top ratings on her Yelp, Google and TripAdvisor, and has been named “Best of Orange County” lists by the Los Angeles Times, OC Her Weekly and other publications. . – Most recently, Hilbert said she was a finalist for the LA Times’ 2022 “Best of the Southland” award. In 2019, opening in its latest full/’normal’ year, the Hilbert Museum has attracted more than 30,000 visitors to her.
The museum has hosted 47 major exhibitions of California art, many of which Pratt has curated. Under Pratt’s direction, the museum also hosts an extensive series of lectures and concerts. Pratt is one of those people ranging from California artists to American illustrators to Disney his art who have given talks at museums and local clubs and organizations. She is a frequent judge/juror of fine arts competitions throughout California, is an Adjunct Professor at Chapman University, and teaches Aesthetic Education at the Ataler College of Education and Research.
Jamie Seaman, Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, said:
Ceman, who has held this position since 2018, has nearly 25 years of marketing and digital experience in both the public and private sectors. Prior to his higher education, he did his e-commerce marketing at JJ Keller & Associates and Miles Kimball. He spent 10 years at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where he served as Executive Director of Integrated Marketing and Communications before serving as Assistant Dean of Marketing and Communications at the university.
She has received numerous professional awards, including accreditation from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (Hermes and MarCom Awards) and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence. She and her team at Oshkosh were the first to win the American Marketing Association’s Higher Education Marketer of the Year award. She volunteers on the boards of Forbes, the American Marketing Association, and the Public Relations Society of America. At Chapman, Jamie leads the ongoing evolution and deployment of the university’s branding strategy.
Women in Business nominees will be recognized at the October luncheon.