Ryan Rotella

(865) 356-4868 | ryrotella@gmail.com


Davidson College: Davidson, NC

Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts in English: May 2017

GPA: 3.55


DV Communications, Inc.: Knoxville, TN

A/V Technician: Sep. 2018-Present

  • Supporting the technological set-up of corporate events with a group of stagehands
  • Operating soundboards and managing sound equipment hands-on during events

Davidson College Advising Corps – Bunker Hill High School: Claremont, NC

College Adviser: June 2017-June 2018

  • Assisted underserved, low-income high school students with applying to college and financial aid (mainly, the FAFSA)
  • Collaborated with a team of advisers and high school counselors to develop a college-going culture at a rural NC high school
  • Promoted college access through newsletters, events, social media, public announcements, and e-mails

Residence Life Office – Davidson College: Davidson, NC

Resident Advisor: Aug. 2015-May 2016

  • Planned 6 events that promoted community responsibility by cooperating with other resident advisors and professional staff
  • Enforced college policy and maintained a healthy environment in a residence hall

Student Conservation Association: Arlington, VA

Social Media/Marketing Coordinator Intern: June – July 2015

  • Extracted and inputted data from Facebook Analytics to chart their pages’ likes and demographics on Excel
  • Devised ideas and researched prices for marketing events
  • Researched and posted relevant conservation articles on their blog and Facebook page

NewBrand Analytics: Washington D.C. (Remote)

Consultant: May 2013-Dec. 2014

  • Analyzed information and data from social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, and Trip Advisor from a virtual office in Skype
  • Turned qualitative information from consumer reviews into quantitative feedback reports for major retail and hospitality clients


  • Written several plays and published several poems in student/staff publications
  • Acted, directed, and dedicated 200+ hours to numerous theatrical productions at Davidson College
  • Organized and marketed a series of 6 student-written plays and auditions for said plays with the cooperation of the Davidson Theatre Department for a total of 20+ hours for two years
  • Started a creative writing collective for students of all majors


  • Eagle Scout                
  • Intermediate Spanish: written and oral                                                    
  • Software: MailChimp, GIMP, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Skype, Piktochart, Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Garageband
  • Experience with basic coding (Python)
  • Experience with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Snapchat


Jonathan Hall, Director of Operations and Event Production at DV Communications

         Phone: (865) 548-0876

         E-mail: jhall@dvcomm.com

Mary Alice Katon, Program Director at Davidson College Advising Corps

         Phone: (704) 280-7580

         E-mail: makaton@davidson.edu

Ann Marie Costa, Samuel and Mary E. Thatcher Professor of Theatre at Davidson College

         Phone: (704) 650-6366

         E-mail: ancosta@davidson.edu