Name: Andrew Oppmann
Ambassador Oppmann is currently serving as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications and Spokesman for Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). He is uniquely positioned to leverage many opportunities in which he can articulate the professional, educational and skill development opportunities available in today's Army Reserve. His past experience as a journalist and current communications director will undoubtedly serve the Army Reserve well as he pursues various lanes in which to operate as an Army Reserve Ambassador.
Business Position: Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Middle Tennessee State University
Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropy: Wisconsin and Kentucky committees of ESGR; Rotary International; Blue Raider Athletic Association (MTSU); MTSU Alumni Association; Associated Press Media Editors; American Society of News Editors; Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honorary; Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary; National Association of Eagle Scouts.
Civilian Honors: Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Distinguished Service Medal (highest service honor) for public affairs service during Hurricane Matthew; Civil Air Patrol Exceptional Service Award (second highest service honor) for service in building MTSU-CAP partnership; Associated Press Media Editors Regent and Lifetime Membership Honors for service to journalism industry· Honoree, Nashville Post in Charge List for higher education leadership; numerous state and national journalism and marketing/PR awards for excellence; Honorary Member, U.S. Army Reserve, 100th Training Division; Outstanding Graduate, University of Kentucky, College of Communications.
Name of Spouse and Children: Spouse – Elise Oppmann; Daughters – Emily, Sarah, Rachel
Originally appointed as an Army Reserve Ambassador in 2019.