VP Communications & Marketing
Deby Samuels joins University Communication and Marketing as its vice president for marketing and communication. A 1972 Lipscomb University graduate and most recently vice president of marketing communications for AmSurg Corp., Samuels brings a broad range of communications and marketing experience to the position including leadership roles in both the agency and corporate environments. Samuels graduated with a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. She has more than 30 years’ communications experience. Since coming to the Nashville market in 1980, she has served as director of marketing for Comdata as well as in creative and executive positions with The Buntin Group advertising and Dye, Van Mol & Lawrence (DVL) public relations, each among the area’s leading communications agencies in their respective areas.