Executive Director Morris has announced the appointment of Marcus W. Creel, MS, as the agency’s Public Engagement Officer. Marcus is a seasoned communications professional with more than 15 years of experience in public relations. Marcus will lead OPCD’s branding and strategic communication initiatives, as well as the public records division and fulfill the traditional designated Public Information Officer (PIO) responsibilities.
Marcus holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in public relations from The University of Southern Mississippi. Marcus spends time volunteering his communication services to the High Voltage Youth Camp and is currently the Vice President of the Southern Louisiana Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Marcus currently lives in the 7th Ward of New Orleans and will begin his tenure on Monday, April 1st, 2019.