On this episode, based on insights from the 2018 Survey of Digital Advancement by CASE and mStoner, Inc., and interviews with senior advancement and marketing professionals, Rob Zinkan is joined by Michael Stoner, co-founder and president of mStoner, Inc., as they explore the current relationship between the CMO and chief advancement officer. Are they colleagues and partners? And, more importantly, what lies ahead for the CMO/CAO relationship as institutions seek to implement more effective engagement strategies with the entire range of an institution’s stakeholders? Learn this and more on this episode of Marketing Live.
Rob ZinkanRob Zinkan has been with Indiana University for 16 years and is currently in a system-wide role as associate vice president for marketing, where he works to develop, deploy, and champion the university’s brand strategy; leads Indiana University’s full-service internal marketing agency; and acts as marketing liaison to IU’s two core campuses’ (IU Bloomington and IUPUI) leadership and marketing community. Previously, he worked at the campus level as vice chancellor for external affairs at Indiana University East and assistant dean for advancement at Indiana University–Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC). Rob earned his bachelor's degree from Wabash College, master's from Xavier University, and doctorate from Creighton University. He serves on the CASE Commission on Communications and Marketing, contributes to Inside Higher Ed's Call to Action blog, and serves on the conference committee for the AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education.
Michael, a co-founder and the president of mStoner, Inc., has served hundreds of educational institutions, nonprofits, and businesses on four continents. He’s spoken at numerous conferences, written about online and offline marketing for higher ed trade and association media, and has blogged at mStoner.com since 2003. He co-edits the Call to Action blog about higher ed marketing, branding, and communications on Inside Higher Ed.