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Campus News

October 2nd, 2018

Women's Leadership Conference slated for October 25th at GC

Melody Belotte of HighRock Group named keynote speaker

Melody Belotte

Garrett College will host a Women's Leadership Conference on Thursday, October 25th at the College's main campus in McHenry. The event will be held in the Special Events Center beginning at 8:30 a.m. and concluding at 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

A native of Cumberland, Md., Melody Belotte is the director of marketing for HighRock Group in Hagerstown. A creative strategist, communicator, and marketing professional, she loves nothing more than seeing new ideas spark and come to life. In her current role, Belotte sets the marketing vision of all HighRock Group companies.

While each company has their own unique focus, she continually seeks to develop new and unexpected ways to connect with audiences across the landscape of marketing, technology, and entertainment.

Belotte worked 10 years in the non-profit sector as director of marketing & communications for the Lifehouse Church Network. During this time period, she discovered her talent and passion for strategy. In 2014, she welcomed the opportunity to join HighRock Group and apply those skills to serving a wide-variety of clients, including UnderArmour, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and Volvo.

With degrees in communications, music, and biblical studies, she's enjoyed speaking and performing for audiences at the University of Maryland, Mercersburg Academy, and numerous faith-based conferences and women's events throughout the United States.

Belotte believes creativity shouldn't stop at the office; on the weekends - whether by foot, by motorcycle, or by kayak - one can always find her and her family of three exploring new ways to have fun without Wi-Fi.

Registration to attend the conference is $49. To register, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069. For additional information on the conference, contact Jodi McClintock at