A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Morgan Berney Black began her career in marketing and communications at the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, where she spent six years. During her time in Montgomery, she was among the first few groups to complete the Torchbearers leadership program for young professionals managed by Leadership Montgomery. She was an early board member of EMERGE Montgomery and was active in many other boards including the Montgomery chapter of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Junior Executive Board and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival ArmChair Auction committee.
She then served as the associate director of marketing and communications at St. Paul’s Episcopal School where she worked closely with admissions, development, alumni, and administrative staff and faculty to advance the mission of the independent school. Prior to coming to Samford University, she served as the director of marketing and public relations at Vulcan Park and Museum. There she was responsible for website and social media management, media relations, electronic and print publications, advertising, brand management, event planning and execution and crisis communication.
She is a member of the Alabama chapter of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) where she has served on its Board of Directors.
She, her husband, Robert, and daughter, Evie, live in Vestavia and are members of Mountain Brook Community Church.
Degrees and Certifications
- B.A. Communications and Information Sciences, public relations, University of Alabama, 2007