Fox named 2024 Distinguished Alumni

Posted on May 09, 2024 at 10:46 AM

Sean Fox named OTC's 2024 Distinguished AlumniSean Fox, 2005 graduate of the Construction Management program at Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) and Founder of Pioneer Design and Marketing, was recently named OTC’s 2024 Distinguished Alumni winner.

“I’m really proud of OTC and how it has grown over the last 20 years,” said Fox. “The skills I picked up in the Construction Management program have carried over into my design and marketing career, especially in regards to leading projects and people. I am incredibly humbled to be named this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award and I look forward to our continued partnership.”

Fox attended Ogeechee Technical College to pursue an associate degree in Construction Management. After some time in this field, he pivoted and earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing where he found his true passion.

Fox served for nearly a decade as a designer and creative pastor for Connection Church leading him to form Pioneer Design and Marketing in 2018. As a design and performance marketing studio helping brands stake their claim in a crowded marketplaces, Pioneer Design and Marketing has helped develop many local and regional brands like Bull and Barrel Steakhouse, The Sack Company, Expercare, and more.

His nominator wrote, “Sean is actively involved in our community. He is a husband, dad to 3, coach and wears many other titles, but somehow still manages to find time to give back to others and his community. Through his generosity and gift of time, he develops and expands other businesses to try to help them meet their full potential.”

In 2020, Fox expanded his business by acting as the digital director for TinyWins, working with a distributed team across the United Stated building websites and apps for startups and Fortune 500 companies like VaynerMedia, Samsung, Slack, and Salesforce. Pioneer was also the 2023 recipient of the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber Small Business of the Year award.

Each year the Distinguished Alumni award is presented to an Ogeechee Tech alum who graduated at least ten years prior, is making outstanding contributions and excelling in their chosen fields, who is giving back to their community, and is dedicated to the advancement of the College.


About Ogeechee Technical College:

Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. OTC provides studentā€centered academic and occupational programs and support services at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels. OTC utilizes traditional and distance education methodologies in state-of-the-art facilities while supporting adult education, continuing education, and customized business and industry workforce training. Visit for more information.

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