Casey M. Wood is a 1998 graduate of Mansfield High School and a 2002 graduate of Mansfield University. In 1998, Casey was named the Most Distinguished Athlete by the United States Marine Corp. and received the Outstanding Athlete award in softball during the 1997-1998 season.
Casey attended Slippery Rock University where she studied Health & Physical Education and graduated in 2002 from Mansfield University where she earned her B.S. degree in Mass Communication, concentrating in Public Relations.
Following her work as a student at Mansfield University, Casey quickly immersed herself into the industry of banking and finance where she expeditiously moved her way up the ranks to Branch Manager of a Finance Division of Citigroup, Incorporated.
In 2007, Casey journeyed back to Pennsylvania and professionally joined her alma mater as an Assistant Director of Admissions. In July 2012, Casey assumed the role of Interim Director of Admissions and later (December), Casey landed the permanent role of Co-Director of Admissions/Programming and Marketing for Mansfield University. Casey has worn many leadership hats throughout her professional career at MU, including the athletic and financial aid liaison for new students, co-chairperson of the university’s new student scholarship committee, and programming and marketing coordinator for new student recruitment. In February 2015, Casey was named as the Director of Marketing for MU. Casey was named the first Director of Marketing in school history. Developing the platform for the institition's comprehensive identity guide and brand standards, the small but mighty marketing team proved to be innovators. The team developed high-quality work that would go on to be recognized by competitors and highly-respected by esteemed industry greats in both NYC and California. As of September 2017, Casey transitioned to the Alumni Relations office, where she continues to serve her alma mater as the Director of Alumni Relations.
Casey has been identified by many of her peers and professional colleagues as: “high-achieving; thinks-out-of-the-box; always-gets-it-done; big-picture and minute-detailed; excellence; creative problem-solving; proactive planning; cutting-edge; hardworking; passionate; exceptional customer service; intense commitment to students; loyal; fun, and genuine.”
Casey enjoys leading the adventure and loves everything sports, music, and outdoors. Casey has an eclectic range of music likes and enjoys exploring, gardening, swimming, hunting, and any competitive sporting function. Casey is married to her long-time high school sweetheart, Mr. Ryan Wood, also a member of the MU team, and is a loving mother to their two daughters, Ella Marie and Finnley Piper.