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Marketing Advisory Council

The DePaul Marketing Advisory Council is a select group of business, marketing and academic leaders who provide ideas, insight and inspiration for various Marketing Department stakeholders.

We work to ensure that graduate and undergraduate students are the highest-quality, most career-ready professionals. We also provide valuable resources for students, alumni and faculty to elevate their own effectiveness.

The Council addresses topics including:

  • Essential Skills Development
  • Mentoring and Roundtables
  • Alumni Engagement
  • Faculty and Corporate Collaboration
  • Curriculum Enhancement
  • DePaul Marketing Department Brand and Positioning

Current Members

Alexandria Andreeff
Alumni Engagement Chair
Senior Manager, Public Relations, Deloitte

Cindy Blikre
Strategic Planning
Executive Vice President, Leo Burnett Company

Avery J. Cohen
Alumni Engagement
Principal, Metrist Partners

George Couris (President)
Faculty Advancement
President of Pepper Group, a B2B Marketing Agency

John Digles
Marketing the Marketing Dept
Executive Vice President, MWW Group

John Z. Ferguson
Student Enrichment
EVP of Sales and Business Development, Shotfarm, LLC

Sue Fogel
Faculty Sponsor
Dept. of Marketing Professor and Associate Director of DePaul’s Center for Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

Jan Gollins (Past President)
Marketing the Marketing Dept
Co-founder and Principal of The Delta Modeling Group and an Adjunct Professor at DePaul

Michael S. Gordon
Strategic Planning/ Marketing & Marketing Department
President Chicago Wolves

Lynn Hazan
Student Enrichment Chair
President, Lynn Hazan & Associates

Marianne Hewitt
Faculty Advancement
Managing Director, Integrated Growth Solutions, LLC

Susan Heitsch
Marketing the Marketing Dept
VP Communications, JP Morgan Chase

Meeta Kratz
Faculty Advancement
VP of Marketing, Labelmaster

Melanie Murphy
Marketing the Marketing Dept
Business Development, AT&T

Steve Krull
Student Enrichment
CEO Be Found Online, LLC

Jerry Quandt
Alumni Engagement
Marketing Innovator UNWIND

Don Scheibenreif (Treasurer)
Membership Chair
Vice President- Industries Research, Gartner, Inc

Erin M. Walter
Student Enrichment
Co-Founder and CEO, nuphoriq

Daniel J. Wasser
Alumni Engagement
Director, Category Management & Consumer & Shopper Insights, Chiquita

Contact Us

Sue Fogel
PhD, Department of Marketing Chair