Libby Bender

AdjunctOliphant Hall 
918 631-3805
libby-bender@utulsa.edu

Libby Bender is a brand guide who has been leading the way for companies and clients for more than 35 years. She has been a client-side Marketing VP more than once and in agency leadership roles since the 1990s. Her branding work has earned awards from the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Webbys, Tulsa Ad Federation and Art Directors Club of Tulsa. In 2007, she and two creative friends published Oklahoma : A Portrait of America, a critically acclaimed 354-page coffee table book that garnered an Oklahoma Book Award. Libby joined the highly creative Cubic in 2012 as Partner and Chief Branding Officer.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication/Mass Media News, The University of Tulsa, 1978

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Cubic Creative : Partner, Director of Branding
  • Sparksfly Inc. : Owner, President
  • Littlefield : VP, Creative Director, Director of Brand Planning
  • Superstar Satellite Entertainment : VP, Marketing Director
  • BANK IV Oklahoma : VP, Marketing Director
  • Sooner Federal S&L : VP, Marketing Director

Professional Affiliations

  • AAAA
  • TAF
  • ADCT

Courses Taught at TU

  • Branding (COM 4543)

Awards & Recognition

  • AAAA Brand Planning Silver Award
  • AAAA Gold & Silver ADDY Awards
  • Webby Award
  • ADCT Graphex Awards

Publications

  • Oklahoma: A Portrait of America
    Published 2007 / Distributed by OU Press