Medieval Fair
Mar 22, 2018
Ann Marie Eckart
Medieval Fair

Ann Marie Eckart is the coordinator of the Medieval Fair, a department within University of Oklahoma Outreach. She received a bachelor of business administration degree in business communications from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Eckart brings to OU an extensive and diverse background. At the Kansas City Renaissance Festival, she was the apprentice program coordinator, training and supervising entry level performers. For Alliant Foodservice, she worked in accounting, contracts, margin management and also as the food show coordinator for their annual trade show. As a customer service manager at Wal-Mart she managed employees, scheduling and customer conflict resolution. While developing her professional career and skills over the last 20 years, she has also been involved with the Medieval Fair of Norman as a performer, vendor, volunteer and vendor jury member. Three years before accepting the position as the Medieval Fair coordinator in November of 2010, she was the assistant to former coordinator Linda Linn.  Since taking the reins of the Medieval Fair she has expanded the Free Lecture Series, formalized the Cast Training Program and added the educational Medieval Fair Ball.