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Marketing Day 2018

Thursday, October 11 2018 10:00am | Walter Rotunda

Listen to Thomas Krouse, president and CEO of Donatos and Jane's Dough Foods, and Alaina Shearer, founder of Women in Digital, speak about their professional experiences and the current state of business.


10:00am-10:30am Registration (coffee and donuts served)
10:30am-10:35am AMA Welcome
10:35am-10:45am Welcome - Dr. Katie Hartman, Chair and Associate Professor of Marketing 10:45am-11:45am Keynote Address, Tom Krouse, CEO of Donatos
11:45am-12:00pm Networking Break
12:00pm-1:15pm Lunch & PMAB Speakers
1:15pm-1:30pm Networking Break
1:30pm-2:30pm Alaina Shearer, Founder of Women in Digital


Keynote Speaker Thomas R. Krouse

President and CEO of Donatos Pizza & Jane's Dough Foods

Thomas Krouse has been part of the Donatos Family since 2000, serving in various leadership roles. In October 2010, Krouse was named President and CEO, to become only the fourth CEO in the company's 55-year history. In this role, he oversees the company's restaurant business as well as Jane's Dough Foods, the consumer products division of Donatos. Since his appointment as President and CEO, the company has enjoyed a seven-fold profitability increase, while internal culture ratings and franchise ratings have improved by ten percent. Tom is a dynamic speaker and will discuss the Rhythm of Business.


Alaina Shearer

Founder of Women in Digital

Alaina Shearer, a seasoned professional speaker, passionate OU alum and professional change maker is ready to fire you up by sharing her own post-graduation journey. And then she'll take you on your own, painting a very clear picture of what awaits today's business, marketing and media/journalism majors after graduation. Alaina's story is one of adapting to the sifting media landscape in the midst of jaw dropping personal and professional obstacles along the way.