Our Team

At Corcoran Communications, you will find a seasoned team of marketing professionals with more than 100 years of combined experience. They will guide your project from concept to fruition and beyond, assessing results and helping you navigate evolving delivery modes for effectively reaching your prospects.

Tom Corcoran
President & Founder

Tom brings a wealth of experience to the coordination of talent and conceptual development, ensuring successful relationships and effective outcomes for our clients. As president of Corcoran Communications and a graduate of the University of Iowa, Tom honed his expertise in the development of marketing strategies and communications for colleges, universities, and academies across the country for more than 35 years. Through his extensive contacts, he can analyze regional or national admissions trends and provide critical marketing insight.

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Sean Webber
Chief Operating Officer & Creative Director

Sean is a creative veteran with more than 19 years at Corcorans, and is one of the rare breed that is both left- and right-brained (as many clients have branded him a true “Renaissance man”). He has a tremendous passion for delivering conceptual and strategic brand solutions that engage audiences and surpass business objectives. This is evidenced by the countless creative and photography awards he is responsible for on a consistent basis. Clients enjoy working with Sean for his ability to solve challenges in innovative and often fun ways. He is an instrumental part of leading campaigns while crafting creative solutions and strategies for all media. His hands are in every project, every step of the way, and is always just a phone call or click away.

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Mike Richey
Client Development Director

Mike is the friendly voice on the phone at Corcorans. He has been assisting clients for nearly 30 years, always available to field questions, from status updates to detailed printing specifications. Another Iowa graduate, Mike earned his BFA in painting. While at Iowa, he was the head designer of the award-winning Alumni Review magazine. After graduating, he worked as an art director for Backroom Graphics and started his own graphic design studio before joining Corcorans.

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Sue Kelsey
Editorial Director

With many years of college teaching experience, Sue brings an insider’s perspective to the coordination of focus groups, student interviews, and the development of targeted messaging for recruitment initiatives. Sue completed her undergraduate work at the University of Iowa and earned her Masters in English at Iowa State University. Sue has co-authored books, taught composition and literature at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA, and worked as an academic advisor for the College of Engineering for the University of Iowa. Sue’s extensive background in education, along with her direct contact with students, helps her identify the benefits a prospective student seeks for a successful educational experience.

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Our Philosophy

Marketing Solutions for Higher Education