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Dave Diehl M.B.A. '04, P'12, Executive Director, Marketing and Communications

301-696-3800
diehld@hood.edu

Dave has led the marketing and communications team at Hood since 1998. He earned his M.B.A. at Hood, after which he taught undergraduate and graduate marketing and management courses in the economics and management department.

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His wife, Betsy, earned a master's degree in humanities from Hood and daughter Brittany is a member of the Class of 2012. Dave is an experienced photojournalist who has been in the communications field for more than 30 years. He is an avid cyclist and a private pilot.

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Joann Lee, Publications Manager and Art Director

301-696-3806
leejo@hood.edu

Joann has been the art director at Hood College since 2001. She earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Towson State University and has been working for more than 20 years in the visual communications field.

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She is an adjunct faculty member at Hood, teaching undergraduate courses in graphic design. She is a company member with the Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick. Joann lives in Frederick with her two children, who both attend Hood.

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Ilene Liszka, Associate Director

301-696-3802
iliszka@hood.edu

Ilene has served in the marketing and communications office since 1999, first as an administrative assistant for eight years. She earned a bachelor's degree in art education from the University of Maryland and taught at the middle- and high-school level in Montgomery County Public Schools for eight years.

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She and her husband have four adult children who live in Maryland, New York and Oregon. She is an enthusiastic Terp and Redskin fan who likes to relax at the beach with her toes in the sand and a good book.

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Soofia Mujeeb '11, Website Manager

301-696-3846
mujeeb@hood.edu

Soofia recently began her career in the marketing and communications office as a website manager. She has earned her bachelor's degree in computer science at Hood College as well.

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She started her tenure in the Marketing and Communications Office in May 2010 as a web assistant intern, working alongside the previous website manager. She lives with her family in Maryland along with her 10-month old son, Abubakr, and her husband. In her free time, she likes to cook up some recipes as well as spend time with her son.

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Kit Peterancz, Senior Graphic Designer

301-696-3844
peteranecz@hood.edu

Kit has been a graphic designer with the Hood marketing team since 2010. After earning a bachelor of fine arts degree with a concentration in graphic design from Andrews University in Michigan, he moved back to his home state of Maryland. Over the next four years he worked at design firms in Maryland and Virginia while also perusing his freelance ventures.

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He and his fiancé, who is a Hood alumna, have two cats who live with them in Hagerstown. Kit enjoys dabbling in all kind of hobbies and for the most part will try anything once. His favorite food is candy.

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