Samantha Cocco  |  Marketing, Communication, & Events Specialist

coccoSamantha Cocco, MA, is the Marketing, Communication, & Events Specialist for the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)’s Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.

Samantha holds two degrees from John Carroll University: a bachelor of arts in Sociology and a master of arts in Nonprofit Administration. She has eight years of experience in marketing, database and volunteer management, and event coordination, having also worked with University Settlement and Cleveland Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services before spending the past four years working for her alma mater, John Carroll University, in the Center for Service and Social Action.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Samantha spent two years living on Pohnpei, a small Pacific island in the Federated States of Micronesia, as a Jesuit Volunteer. She volunteers as the Akron Women’s Facilitator for the Ignatian Spirituality Project, which offers spiritual retreats to men and women in recovery from homelessness and addiction.

Her technical competencies include Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Google applications, social media, website management (WordPress, Wix, SquareSpace, Weebly), email marketing (Constant Contact, MailChimp), survey design and administration (Wufoo, Gravity, Qualtrics), donor management (Raiser’s Edge, DonorSnap, DonorPerfect, GivePulse), photo storage and sharing, and digital media.
Phone: 216.368.0159