TTUHSC Announces Ashley Hamm New Vice President of External Relations

Ms. Ashley Hamm

On Friday, August 14, the Office of the President at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) announced the appointment of Ashley Hamm as Vice President of External Relations.

After eight months as Interim Vice President, Hamm was selected by President Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., along with the committee’s unanimous recommendation.

“I appointed her as Interim in December with complete confidence in her ability to successfully lead External Relations, continuing our momentum through the transition period,” President Rice-Spearman stated in her announcement. “She has far exceeded what I would have expected, even under normal circumstances. But as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, Ms. Hamm's experience and leadership efforts proved even more valuable in navigating the university's response to our TTUHSC team members, our students and those we serve.”

According to the announcement, Hamm joined TTUHSC in 2014, led efforts for the university's 50th anniversary and developed several programs including a university-wide Alumni Association, Our Legacy Now Student Foundation and OurHSC. She also served as Communications Chair for the Values Integration Team.

Before her time at TTUHSC, Hamm served as Executive Director of the Susan G. Komen - Lubbock Area Affiliate and as Account Executive for advertising agency Randy Christian & Partners. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting and her master's degree in marketing from Texas A&M University.

“Ms. Hamm's commitment and dedication to excellence provide a solid foundation for building relationships with key university stakeholders,” said President Rice-Spearman. “She exemplifies the university's values in leading efforts to align External Relations with the university's mission, vision and goals.”

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