The Digital Experts
In our Digital and Social Media Marketing workshops and classes, we have sought out the best of the best in terms of instructors. Our faculty are industry leaders in their chosen field. All digital and social media marketing instructors are very well connected in the industry and bring real life examples and problems to the class room discussion.
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.
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
Brianna Smith is a Digital and Social Media Marketing Strategist specializing in creating and implementing inbound marketing strategies for small and large companies. She currently serves as the Integrated Marketing Manager at TeraRecon, the largest independent provider and a global leader in advanced image processing innovation for CT, MR and PET; where she develops cross-departmental digital marketing strategies to nurture and grow TeraRecon's global customer base.
Courses: Email Strategy
April is a digital marketing strategist specializing in email marketing and cross-channel relationship marketing strategies. Currently, she serves brands across a variety of business verticals as a strategist at StrongView, a Selligent Company. At StrongView, a highly-ranked email services provider by Forrester Research, April focuses on client strategies and driving product innovations through her leadership in StrongView's innovation lab.
Courses: Media Planning
Currently, Eric is Sr. VP, Media Director with DICOM Marketing Service's as well as a co-founder and President of 314 Digital, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the digital marketing community in St. Louis connected and educated.
Courses: Blogs to Buzz
Danielle is a former award-winning television news anchor and reporter turned digital correspondent, host, spokesperson, media trainer, lover of all things video and public speaker who lives to empower women to utilize the power of social and media to follow their passions.
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. Developing and implementing digital strategy, Amy manages account teams for Fortune 100 and 500 clients across numerous verticals.