The FACS Alumni Association is launching a new series of online discussions designed to deepen relationships between students and alumni.
The Archside Chat series will give students and alumni the opportunity to interact through breakout rooms and question-and-answer sessions on a variety of topics.
First up in the series is Alumni Pathways! Alumni panelists will discuss their careers and how they maneuvered through their respective industries to get where they are today.
Students, you don't want to miss out. Register today!
Date: Tuesday, October 27
Time: 12:30 - 1:45
Meet the Panelists!
Alexandra graduated from FACS in 2017 with a B.S. in Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Consumer Economics. She began her professional career as an Assistant Buyer at Neiman Marcus and then at Saks Fifth Avenue OFF FIFTH. After working for two major retailers, she decided to change career paths and pursue corporate recruiting at The Creative Group of Robert Half International. Covid-19 affected her team, but she is now happily a Talent Acquisition Executive at JBCHoldings, also known as JBC Style Recruiters, where she recruits for marketing, design & creative permanent roles in the fashion industry across the US. Alex currently lives in New York City and enjoys hanging out with friends in Central Park and teaching herself Italian. She's always happy to help out, so feel free to add her on LinkedIn and connect!
Margaret Sullivan Keys
A 2011 FACS graduate (Consumer Journalism with focuses in Child and Family Development and Public Relations), Margaret started her career working in Alumni Relations with UGA. Her background in high-volume and high-energy projects laid the groundwork to launch her creative project management firm, Sullivan + Co., in 2017, allowing her to channel her expertise towards small business owners and creative entrepreneurs. Moving from Atlanta, to DC, and now to Macon, Margaret works with interior designer, author and lifestyle expert James Farmer. In her current role, she handles all creative and media-related projects for James Farmer, Inc. Margaret and her husband Will have a 9-month-old baby and live in Macon, Georgia.
Martavia Wynn is an Atlanta Native who came to Athens in 2006 as a University of Georgia Bulldog. She earned her B.S. in Human Development and Family Sciences, and has been a serial entrepreneur since 2011. She is the owner of Haven Hair and Body Shop, a natural salon and spa in Athens. She is also the official Real Estate agent of Wynn Realty Group, an investment firm owned by her husband, Jarius, who she met at Dawson Hall. She has a background in corporate communications, resource development and marketing, and is an active member of the local community, helping to enrich the lives of underprivileged women and children through various organizations. She and husband, Jarius, have four kids: Jeremiah (13), Jarius Jr. (9), Jasiah (7), and Jace (3). When not working, Mrs. Wynn enjoys reading, writing, traveling, family adventures, date nights, cooking, health/wellness, and dancing.