Hosts


Amy Jorgensen

Amy Jorgensen

Host of Admissions Live
Director of Marketing & Communications, Georgia State University College of Law

Amy L Jorgensen specializes in developing a digital presence and consumer engagement strategies for brand awareness and customer acquisition. She is the Director of Marketing for Georgia State University College of Law. She has developed marketing strategies and directed implementation for the University of Virginia, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, University of Florida, and Walt Disney World. Amy has a B.S. in Business Marketing from the University of Florida and is a University of Florida MBA Candidate. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her Basset Hounds, Chauncey Billups & Priscilla Presley.

Andrew Cassel

Andrew Cassel

Host of Marketing Live
Social Media Content Strategist, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Andrew Cassel has been creating and curating social media content for the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 2011. Cassel is a five-time winner of Aurora Awards of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America – Alaska including the 2018 Grand Award of Excellence. Cassel has also presented about social media content best practices to the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Democrats, Perseverance Theatre, as part of the Transportation Communicators webinar series, at the American Geophysical Union 2018 annual fall meeting, as part of the HigherEd Experts 2018 and 2019 Higher Ed Content conferences, the 2019 eduWeb Digital Summit as well as at the 2017 and 2018 Higher Ed Web annual conferences.

Andrew Gossen

Andrew Gossen

Host of Advancement Live
Executive Director of Digital, Cornell University

Andrew is a social media strategist/social anthropologist with a strong alumni relations background who is interested in the intersection between community, communication, and technology. His goal is to capitalize on the opportunities offered by emerging technologies, mobile and social, to advance organizational goals by enhancing connectedness and engagement between constituents and organizations, as well as among the constituents themselves. Andrew has a strong track record of recognizing emerging opportunities, mobilizing support for pilot projects and integrating successful experiments into organizational structure and strategy.

Andy Fuller

Andy Fuller

Host of Admissions Live and Advancement Live
Director fo Strategic Content, University of Notre Dame

Andy Fuller is the director of strategic content at the University of Notre Dame. There, he oversees the University’s central storytelling and branded content initiatives. In addition, Andy hosts and produces the Notre Dame Stories podcast, which features interviews with faculty members contributing to some of the major news stories of the day, as well as narrative stories of the life and work of Notre Dame. Prior to landing in South Bend, Andy spent time in broadcast journalism, politics, and public relations.

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd

Broadcast Producer, Host of Higher Ed Special Edition
Director of Digital Marketing, Cornell University

Ashley Budd is a digital strategist and designer based in upstate New York. She specializes in bringing offline experiences online. Ashley is director of digital marketing at Cornell University serving Alumni Affairs and Development. Prior to joining the team at Cornell, Ashley spent more than five years in Enrollment Management and Career Services at Rochester Institute of Technology. Ashley speaks about college admissions, digital fundraising, communication and media technologies.

Bianca Tomlin

Bianca Tomlin

Content Producer
Engagement Marketing Manager, mStoner, Inc.

Bianca Tomlin brings her content management and digital marketing experience to Higher Ed Live and mStoner. Bianca serves as the main point of contact for all content, social, and email communication for the Higher Ed Live sponsors. As digital marketing specialist for mStoner, Bianca keeps the dialogue flowing and fresh ideas circulating on mStoner’s social media channels.

Chris D'Orso

Chris D'Orso

Interim Host of Admissions Live
Assistant Director of Admissions, College at Brockport

Chris D’Orso is the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the College at Brockport. A SUNY lifer, he has a B.A. from Geneseo, worked in student activities at Finger Lakes Community College and in admissions and orientation at Old Westbury, before joining Stony Brook, where he ran social media for one of the top public universities in the northeast. He also got his butt kicked on “Jeopardy!,” a defeat he rues to this day.

Christen Gowan

Christen Gowan

Host of Marketing Live
Director of Digital Strategy, Union College

Christen Gowan is a member of the Communications and Marketing team at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. As director of digital strategy, she manages the College’s social media channels and marketing video production. She leads digital marketing efforts at the College, engaging Union’s online audiences, and serves as an advisor to senior staff and the president on their online presences. Prior to joining Union in 2010, she covered various beats as a daily news reporter for the Albany Times Union.

Erin Supinka

Erin Supinka

Host of Higher Ed Special Edition
Social Media Manager, Dartmouth College

Erin is social media manager at Dartmouth College and contributing editor of the Higher Ed Live Blog. Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Rochester Institute of Technology. Connect with Erin on twitter, @erinsupinka.

Joe Sallustio

Joe Sallustio

Host of Admissions Live
Chief Operating Officer, Claremont Lincoln University

Joe Sallustio is the Chief Operations Officer with Claremont Lincoln University (CLU). CLU is a regionally accredited, non-profit, 100% online university offering socially conscious Masters degrees to students engaging in positive social change. As COO, Joe works diligently to broadcast the mission of CLU, which is to treat others as you would like to be treated (the Golden Rule), and to champion the skills of mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration, and change and their relevance for the 21st-century leadership workforce. Prior to his role at CLU, Joe worked for 15 years in the for-profit college and university sector with institutions that offered a certificate to doctoral level educational options. Joe has expertise working with both nationally accredited and regionally accredited institutions. Joe earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications from the State University of New York College at Oneonta, a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Regis University, and is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership at Northcentral University. Joe has a deep passion for higher education and consistently challenges traditionalism.

Jon Horowitz

Jon Horowitz

Host of Advancement Live
Market Research & Impact Insights for Advancement, Dartmouth University

Jon Horowitz’s experience at the intersection of higher education communications, technology, and engagement propelled him into his current role as director of market research and impact insights for Advancement at Dartmouth College. Jon provides strategic guidance on alumni and constituent relations, communications, and fundraising—and delivers critical market insights to inform Dartmouth’s array of advancement efforts. Prior to joining Dartmouth, Jon led a consulting firm focused on digital strategy for higher education advancement and engagement, and previously drove digital alumni engagement strategy at Princeton University and Rutgers University. With experience as a team leader, strategic planner, project manager, content developer, and producer across the spectrum of digital, Jon’s panoramic perspective of the digital landscape in higher education advancement and alumni relations is unique. A former editor at The Wall Street Journal and Gannett, Jon holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Media from Rutgers, where he has served as an alumni volunteer since graduation.

Keith Edwards

Keith Edwards

Host of Student Affairs Live

Over the past 18 years Keith (he/him/his) has spoken and consulted at more than 200 colleges and universities, presented more than 200 programs at national conferences, and written more than 20 articles or book chapters on curricular approaches, sexual violence prevention, men’s identity, social justice education, and leadership. His research, writing, and speaking have received national awards and recognition including ACPA Dissertation of the Year and ACPA Diamond Honoree. His TEDx Talk on Ending Rape has been viewed around the world. Keith is also a certified executive and leadership coach for individuals who are looking to unleash their fullest potential. Keith was the Director of Campus Life at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN from 2007 – 2015 where he provided leadership for the areas of residential life, student activities, conduct, and orientation. He was an affiliate faculty member in the Leadership in Student Affairs program at the University of St. Thomas, where he taught graduate courses on diversity and social justice in higher education for 8 years.

Kim Infanti

Kim Infanti

Host of Advancement Live
Director of Strategic Communications and Digital Engagement, Syracuse University’s Office of Alumni Engagement

Kim Infanti enjoys being a connector and finding new ways to foster relationships using social media. She is the Director of Strategic Communications and Digital Engagement in Syracuse University’s Office of Alumni Engagement. Prior to joining the alumni office, Kim oversaw alumni programs in Syracuse University’s Career Services office. One of her proudest accomplishments during that time was creating the @WorkingOrange Twitter handle, a concept that many peer institutions have since modeled.

Kin Sejpal

Kin Sejpal

Host of Marketing Live
Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Branding, Rochester Institute of Technology

Kinnari “Kin” Sejpal serves as the Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Branding at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In this inaugural role, she leads a team of branding, marketing, customer relationship, and marketing intelligence professionals. She also provides oversight to college- and division-level marketing and communications functions and guides brand and marketing initiatives for RIT’s four global campuses. In her (almost) two years at RIT, Kin has led a successful rebranding initiative, kicked off a first-of-its-kind reputational campaign, and helped launch a holistic and integrated web presence for the University. Kin comes from a higher education background; she previously worked at Purdue University, where she held a variety of roles within the marketing strategy area. While at Purdue, Kin earned Master’s in Communication and Master’s in Business Administration degrees.

Mallory Willsea

Mallory Willsea

Executive Producer
Director of Marketing and Business Developement, mStoner, Inc.

Mallory Willsea brings more than a decade of marketing, digital, and enrollment marketing experience to Higher Ed Live and mStoner. Mallory serves as the main point of contact for Higher Ed Live sponsors. As head of marketing and sales for mStoner, Mallory develops the firm's marketing strategy and works with potential clients to identify right-fit solutions.

Rob Zinkan

Rob Zinkan

Host of Marketing Live
Associate Vice President, Marketing, Indiana University

Rob 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 serves 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.

Tony Doody

Tony Doody

Host of Student Affairs Live
Director of Student Centers, University of Delaware

Tony Doody has over 25 years of practical experience and oversight in senior leadership positions within the Higher Education industry in the areas of Facilities Management, New Student Orientation, Recreation, Parent and Family Programs, Leadership and Training, Marketing and Communications, Adult Learning, and Major Events and Programs. He currently serves as the Director of Student Centers at the University of Delaware. Over the last six years, Tony has presented at over thirty universities and national conferences on topics of innovation, digital leadership, technology, and unconventional leadership. He received the Diamond Honoree Award from the ACPA Foundation, the highest honor of the American College Personnel Association, recognizing transformative contributions to the field (2017) and earned NASPA's 2017 Technology Emerging Practice Award. In addition, Tony has worked over 20 years as a consultant in the areas of executive coaching, leadership development, presentation skills, risk-taking, innovation, social media, conflict resolution, and team cohesiveness. Past clients include J&J, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vistakon, Navigant, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, United Way, Merrill Lynch, Tumi International, and Aventis Pharmaceuticals.