Marissa Pierre

University Relations Manager | Southeastern United States

Marissa is the University Relations Manager for the Southeastern United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia) and serves as the primary contact for member institutions in this region. She advises students on their options with ISEP and helps them get started on the application process. Marissa also assists with recruitment efforts on campuses by attending study abroad fairs, hosting information sessions and meeting with faculty. A proud G.R.I.T.S. (Girl Raised in the South), Marissa is a native of North Carolina and is remotely based in Atlanta. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication from High Point University and navigated the corporate marketing world before pursuing her passion in international education. Marissa is particularly interested in diversity and inclusion and is eager to collaborate with colleagues on ways to increase representation within the field. In her free time you’ll find Marissa eating her way through new cities, snapping photos for the ‘gram and online shopping.