Marissa Cockrell, Director of Marketing and Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications

Marissa Cockrell, our Director of Marketing and Communications, boasts over 18 years of industry experience, showcasing expertise in driving brand growth, crafting compelling narratives, and leveraging market insights to achieve business objectives. As a dynamic leader, Marissa's creative work at NFL Films, MLB, and University of South Carolina athletics earned her recognition with Regional Emmys, International Telly Awards, and Collegiate Sports Video Group awards.

Marissa most recently held the role of Director of Marketing and Communications at the American Heart Association, leading impactful campaigns focused on cardiovascular health and health equity. Marissa earned her Master of Science degree in Communications and was a double undergraduate major in Electronic Media and English/Professional Writing from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Marissa is also passionate about career development and presented at national conventions on brand marketing, workflow management, and leadership.

In her role at Dermatology Partners, Marissa is committed to enhancing the brand's visibility, fostering meaningful connections with both internal and external audiences, and driving sustainable growth in today's competitive landscape. She thrives in fast-paced environments and excels at inspiring cross-functional teams to collaborate toward shared goals.

Marissa recently relocated back to Pennsylvania to be closer to family after living in the South for the past 12 years. She and her husband Chris, a retired Army captain, have four daughters, Caitlynn, Caroline and identical twins Kelsea and Kinsley. Marissa enjoys photography, gardening, holiday decorating, and family trips to Wildwood Crest and Disney World.