Mrs. Anne Dahlem has been with St. Margaret’s Episcopal School as Director of Communications and Marketing since 2007. In this role, Mrs. Dahlem oversees all school marketing, internal communications, the school website and semiannual Highlander features magazine, Tartan Today weekly online newsletter, media relations, community and government relations. She oversees the St. Margaret’s Editorial Board and serves on the Board of Trustees Advancement Committee.
Mrs. Dahlem has more than 20 years of strategic marketing and communications experience. She worked as Director of Communications for The Art Institute of California—Orange County. At the Art Institute, she worked closely with the corporate communications office of Education Management Corporation, the parent company, to create and execute national initiatives across the 32-school system, manage and consult on crisis communications issues and direct regional communications. She served on the EDMC Communications Leadership Council, was selected to lead the communications for EDMC’s participation at the launch of Apple’s OSX operating system at Apple’s corporate headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., designed and produced The Art Institutes 2004 Best Teen Chef in America Finals held in Orange County, partnered with the school’s U.S. Congressional office to host its annual Congressional Art Show and was chosen to participate in the EDMC Presidential Leadership Institute training program.
Previously, Mrs. Dahlem served as Corporate Public Relations Manager for iGate Corporation where she provided communications strategy, positioning, analyst and media relations consultation for the company’s subsidiaries. She also supported corporate quarterly and annual earnings report media relations. Mrs. Dahlem also worked as Account Manager for advertising and public relations agency Dymun+Company where she served the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance and the National Science Foundation accounts. With the NSF, she handled national communications and media relations for its national, middle school science competition, The Bayer/NSF Award for Community Innovation.
Mrs. Dahlem has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Duquesne University. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America. She and her husband Ryan have three children, two who attend St. Margaret's, and a '22 alumnus.