Personal Marketing and Branding: 2021 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism

Presented by Kathy DesRoches, Ed.D., Program Director, MS Leadership & Nonprofit Certificate, Granite State College; Mercedes Hunt, Ph.D., Director of Undergrad Business Programs, Granite State College

Session Description:

Attend this informative workshop to learn how to represent your work and volunteer experience in your personal brand. You will understand ways to transfer your experiences into desirable and marketable skills.

In the workshop we will discuss how to strategically use keywords in your LinkedIn profile and resume to get noticed by potential employers. Your brand will help you to build your social networks to make connections that are more meaningful and relevant to you and your career.

Session Goals:

By the end of this session, participants will have learned how to:

  • strategically market one’s transferable skill sets
  • provide examples of skill transferability



Kathy DesRoches, Ed.D. is the Masters in Leadership Program Director for Granite State College. Kathy holds a Doctorate in Education from Plymouth State. She is the founding member of the nonprofit NHVegFest and chair of the Planning Board in Epsom.

Mercedes Hunt, Ph.D. is the Director of Undergrad Business Programs at Granite State College (GSC). She has a Doctorate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism from the University of Utah. Before GSC, she worked as the Managing Director for The International Ecotourism Society and ran youth sailing programs.