As Senior Director of Marketing and Communication, Ana Tello is responsible for managing all marketing and communications efforts for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, which includes providing service to SBS units on all marketing and communications matters, college branding and graphic design.
Ana is an accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience in communications, marketing and strategic development in the private and public sectors. She most recently served as Director of Marketing for the Tucson Conquistadores, the Tucson Conquistadores Foundation, and The First Tee of Tucson, including the annual PGA TOUR Champions event, Cologuard Classic. Five years ago, when Ana relocated to Tucson from Miami, she joined the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications.
Before joining CFSA, she served as Head of External Communications for the American International Group, Inc. (AIG) as well as Interim Head of Corporate Communications and Global Executive Leadership Communications Officer. In these management roles, Ana was responsible for leading AIG’s communications initiatives in the Americas (Bermuda + Canada+ Latin America + the U.S.) to ensure consistent messaging, positioning of the brand and amplification of the corporate image. This included managing the relationships with regional press, government and regulatory entities, and industry organizations as well as brokers and clients. Additionally, she oversaw the award strategy and the external positioning of Corporate Social Responsibility activities in the region. Previously, she was the Communications and Marketing Director for MDC Live Arts at Miami Dade College (MDC) and Chief Press and Marketing Officer for Latin America at Stanford Financial Group. Earlier in her career, Ana was the Assistant Director of International Relations at Universidad del Valle and the General Counsel for Termovalle, both companies located in Colombia.
Ana holds a Juris Doctor from Universidad de San Buenaventura in Cali, Colombia.