Helena Angell, PhD, has over 25 years of teaching experience in higher education, and has taught at Rollins College, the University of Florida, WVU, and in other venues.
Teaches IMC 629 Mobile Marketing
Bob Bentz is president of mobile-first marketing agency Purplegator. He also led Advanced Telecom Services from a start-up, with no outside financing, to $62.2 million in annual sales with offices in the USA, Canada, UK, Czech Republic, and Taiwan. He is the author of Relevance Raises Response: How to Engage and Acquire with Mobile Marketing.
Dr. Alan Christopher has not yet decided what he wants to be when (and if) he grows up. He and his family live in Austin, Texas, the live music capitol of the world. His company, DAC Marketing, is primarily engaged as a manufacturer’s representative in the promotional products industry in the Southwest.
Dr. Debra Brittain (Britt) Davenport is the president and chief executive of Brand Urbanity, a full-service branding and IMC firm with offices in Phoenix and Los Angeles. She has more than 30 years of experience as a senior PR, marketing, and branding executive.
Dr. Sandra Ducoffe has over 30 years of experience in higher education, teaching traditional and online courses at several colleges and universities, including: the University of Texas at Austin, Michigan State University, Fairfield University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Maryland University College, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dr. Julia Daisy Fraustino is an assistant professor of strategic communications at the WVU Reed College of Media. She is founding co-director of the Public Interest Communication (PIC) Research Lab in the WVU Media Innovation Center and is a Sam Walton Fellow as Faculty Advisor for Enactus West Virginia University.
2012 Alexia Vanides Online Teaching Award Recipient
Dr. Karen Freberg is a presenter, research consultant in social media and crisis communications and author whose research has been published in several book chapters and academic journals including Public Relations Review and Media Psychology Review.
Joe Gura currently serves as worldwide marketing lead for Enhanced Solutions in Microsoft’s Support Solutions Group, helping organizations harvest the most potential from their technologies.
Teaches DMC 661 - Audience Segmentation
Teaches IMC 634 - Digital Storytelling
Tod Meisner is certified by The Direct Marketing Association as a Digital Marketing Strategist and is a Second Wind certified Agency Account Manager. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, he possesses more than 15 years of experience in digital and traditional marketing, social media management, public and media relations, sports information and employee communications.
Jim recently completed a 40-year career at American Greetings Corporation where he served as director of trade marketing and events.
Teaches IMC 634 – Digital Storytelling
Will Oechsler is the senior vice president of U.S. operations for Our Daily Bread Ministries headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. In this role, he oversees all domestic publishing, media, marketing, strategic partnerships, outreach, and customer experiences. He also serves on the global executive team for this 75-year-old nonprofit that operates in 150 countries worldwide.
As a seasoned professional storyteller, Hugo Pérez is an expert at finding the compelling thread in brand stories that makes consumer connections come to life. His own story weaves across institutions, corporations, agencies, and firms of all types, fueled by wide-ranging global experiences.
Eric SanInocencio joins the Reed College of Media team with over 12 years of social and digital experience, having worked at both the professional and collegiate sporting ranks during his career.
Amy Alyson Teller is a Lead Instructor for WVU’s Digital Marketing Communications Program at the Reed College of Media where she teaches Intro to Digital Marketing Communications and Audience Segmentation. She also teaches Event Execution, Event Promotion, and Event Planning in Public Relations at the undergraduate level and is a host of WVU's Marketing Communications Today podcast where she interviews industry thought leaders on topics that explore Marketing Communications Strategies to inform and inspire audiences.
Josh Wilson is an award-winning marketing professional with more than 10 years of experience in financial institutions and government. He is passionate about combining data-driven marketing strategies with authentic content to provide measurable success.