Alexandra Harper, MBA

Operations and Communications Coordinator
Staff

aharper147@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-2226
Fax (859) 323-8484

N212 Agriculture Science Building North
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

Professional Experience:

University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs-Communications and Operations Coordinator Jan. 2013-Present

-Responsible for all financial management for the Equine Programs

-Solely responsible for monthly reconciliation of program accounts and

conduct monthly budget meetings.

  • The Equine Programs accounts include state, federal extension, federal research, several gift accounts, and income accounts. The total budget, including payroll, is over $450,000.

-Responsible for planning and executing meetings and events

sponsored by Equine Programs.

  • This includes room reservation and set up, catering, A/V set up, tracking expenses, ordering promotional materials and communicating with speakers, guests and volunteers.
  • Events include: Graduation receptions, internship receptions, farm and facility expos,career fairs, quarterly committee meetings and welcome back events for students.

-Provide support for the internship program

-Provide supervision and accounting for Equine Programs interns

-Communication tasks include writing correspondences and

invitations,event programs, meeting agendas, presentations, reports, news stories and updates of website and social media content

-Organizer and managing editor of monthly newsletter, the Wildcat Canter

Professional Involvement:

Midway College MBA Alumni Board- Vice President August 2013-Present

UK Alumni Member May 2006-Present

United States Equestrian Federation Member January 1999-Present

United Professional Horseman’s Association Member January 2014-Present

Education

2013, Masters in Business Administration, Midway College

2010, Bachelor of Arts, University of Kentucky

          Major: Corporate Communication

          Minor: Music Performance

Areas of Interest

equine science and management degree, marketing communications, Wildcat Canter