Chris Carril

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Courses: Mobile Marketing

Chris leads mobile strategy for one of the country's largest financial services firms. His work has earned spots on the CIO 100, InformationWeek 500, and won the Gateway to Innovation's Business Innovation of the Year award.

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Dana Workes

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Courses: Social Media Marketing

Dana is a professional marketer with more than a decade of diverse experience. She has worked in large corporate environments, small start-up offices and for not-for-profit organizations that operate on the most minimal of resources possible. Each has been valuable and rewarding in its own way. Today she helps an equally diverse range of clients achieve their unique branding and outreach goals.

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Perry Drake



Perry is the Digital Media Marketing Program Director & Assistant Professor, College of Business Administration. He comes from New York University where he taught and created leading edge classes and curriculum including

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Rhonda Drake

Courses: Data Analytics & Visualization, Web Analytics

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

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April Mullen

Courses: Email Strategy

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.

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Eric Nelson

Courses: Media Planning

Eric is an idea evolutionist and thrives on the challenges that the ever-evolving media landscape brings and the solutions that can be found combining online and offline strategies.

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Danielle Smith

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.

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Ivan Temelkov

Courses: Strategic Search Engine Marketing

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.

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Financial Aid

The Workforce Investment Act governed by the Workforce Investment Board distributes funds through the UrbanForce program at the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)