Melody Hubbell Named Director of Marketing at OMC
Melody Hubbell was recently named Director of Marketing at Ozarks Medical
Center (OMC) and will begin duties April 30. Hubbell will be responsible
for the planning, development and implementation of OMC's internal
and external marketing strategies, communications, and public relations
“We are growing Ozarks Medical Center’s footprint and our brand,”
said Tom Keller, President and CEO of OMC. “We are eager to welcome
Melody to our team to help with that growth.”
A native of Howell County, Hubbell began her career as a Public Relations
Specialist at The Communications Group, Inc., in Little Rock. The Communications
Group, Inc. is a full service advertising, marketing and public relations
agency. Hubbell worked with clients and programs including Healthy Families,
ARKids First, Delta Regional Authority and BreastCare. Her focus was on
community engagement, awareness, media relations and branding.
In 2013, Hubbell returned to West Plains when she took a position in the
Development Office at Missouri State University-West Plains. Her role
encompassed supervising campaigns like the campus’ Annual Fund and
the Grizzly Booster Club. She also managed volunteers and coordinated
events. In addition, Hubbell coordinated social and digital media for
alumni relations, wrote content for newsletters and publications, and
designed invitations and flyers for various events.
Hubbell holds a Master of Science in Community and Economic Development
from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. She also has a Bachelor
of Science in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor
in Graphic Design from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Hubbell
is a board member of the West Plains Downtown Revitalization Board. She
also has been a member of the Public Relations Society of America since 2005.
She and her husband, Marc, have a son, Charlie, and a daughter, Lucy.