Hayley Upton Cook, MBA

Marketing Coordinator for Events and Proposals
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Email hucook@wardandsmith.com
910.794.4846 Fax 910.794.4877
Post Office Box 7068, Wilmington, NC 28406-7068

Hayley is the firm's Marketing Coordinator of Events and Proposals.  In this role, she plans and implements all aspects of client-facing events, ranging from large-scale seminars and conferences to socials, webinars, lunch and learns, and speaking engagements. Hayley also is the lead team member for firm responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualification (RFQs), Statements of Qualification or other formal proposals or bids.


  • M.B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2022
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Bachelor of Science: Appalachian State University, 2014

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