Consumers are changing the way they communicate with and research brands, and brands are changing the way they promote & engage with consumers. We are embracing these digital technologies to communicate in ways that were inconceivable just a few short years ago. We are shifting our attention from traditional media marketing to internet, wireless devices, and other digital platforms. The world of marketing as we know it is being disrupted at lightning speed due to these new technologies.
To ensure the marketing curriculum at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is relevant, timely and meaningful for our students and that they have the latest skills, we have created a cutting edge “Digital Medial Marketing” Advisory Board with some of the biggest influencers in the Digital and Social Media space here in St. Louis hailing from companies such as Purina, Maritz, FleishmanHillard, Brown Shoe, Lockerdome and Perficient. Over 20 members in total reside on our board.
Matthew is a senior leader on FleishmanHillard’s digital and creative strategy team and has more than 18 years of experience in digital marketing, professional services, and information technology. Matt is a pragmatic visionary with broad experience conceiving of and delivering innovative marketing and technology solutions that delight customers and drive business results. During his tenure with FH, Matt has worked with a number of our clients including AT&T, Enterprise, Merck, Panera, and Tyson Foods. Read More
Amber currently serves in the Human Resources Associate/Talent Acquisition role at Momentum Worldwide – St. Louis.
Amy has an extensive digital marketing background specializing in paid search marketing. She works for MEC Global, a WPP company that buys 1/3 of all the advertising in the world.
Angela’s well-rounded background includes 10+ years of performing, screenwriting, event production, digital marketing, and now brand management.
April has an extensive digital marketing background specializing in email marketing and cross-channel relationship marketing strategies. Currently, she serves brands across a variety of business verticals as a senior strategic consultant at DEG, a full-service digital consultancy based in Overland Park, KS.
Caryn is a writer, editor, and storyteller for all kinds of media. She’s spent the majority of her career at the corporate level, with a deep passion for digital media. So much so, it was the main area of focus for her thesis while finishing her master’s degree in Mass Communications.
Chris has been President of Bonfyre since 2011 overseeing the day to day operations and and playing a pivotal role in shaping the direction of the company.
Chris is the Director of Digital Strategy and User Experience at Switch. Chris' knowledge base spans across research gathering, concept development and user experience.
Craig is the founder & CEO of Twist, a leading digital marketing agency that helps challenger brands outsmart, not outspend, their bigger & better known competitors.
Courses: Data Analytics & Visualization
Rhonda Knehans Drake founded Drake Direct in 1996 following more than 12 years in various information management roles. Rhonda's background includes experience in all aspects of integrated marketing from conceptualization of
Erin is the Director of Digital Marketing and Social Media at Perficient, Inc., a publicly traded national IT consulting firm based in St. Louis, MO. She is also currently the President of the Social Media Club of Saint Louis.
Ivan is a systematic, analytical, punctual, goal-driven, and consistent digital media marketing professional using industry-leading sizzle and flare with direct focus on bottom line results and true ROI achievement.
Juli has been a pioneer in digital communication research during her time at Nestlé Purina Petcare. She established the first social listening enterprise program at Nestlé, partnered with industry leaders to create methodological advances
Julie is currently a Manager of Executive Development and Organizational Learning for Brown Shoe. She leads the creation and implementation of the Executive Development strategy to accelerate the development of Sr.