Michael Guilfoyle has been named executive director of communications at Assumption College. In this position, which reports to the president, Guilfoyle will oversee branding, integrated marketing communications, media relations and other activities designed to promote the excellence of Assumption College.
Guilfoyle joins Assumption after having served the past eight years as secretary for public affairs and communications and chief spokesperson for the Diocese of Providence. There, he provided communications counsel to the bishop and oversaw the production of the weekly diocesan newspaper. Guilfoyle also led an effort to redesign the diocesan web-based, multimedia assets, including the newspaper by revitalizing its visual presentation.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., and lives in Rhode Island with his wife Kristen and their two children.