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Conner, Brandt

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Marketing Department
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MBA, Marketing and Organizational Behavior, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

BA, Marketing, University of Virginia


Brandt Conner’s 25+ year career in marketing and marketing communications has included positions ranging from sales representative for worldwide company Dow Chemical to vice president of marketing for regional IT consulting firm Salem Group. In addition, he has been with leading advertising agencies in Chicago, Rochester, Winston-Salem, Knoxville, and Columbus, and during this time progressed from the entry role of assistant account executive to vice president / director of client services.

Mr. Conner has worked with a range of leading clients and brands – including Champion apparel, Cooper tires, Kodak, Hanes, RJR and Wachovia – on communication campaigns recognized by Advertising AgeAdweek, The New York Times, the Clio Awards, and the American Marketing Association. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Virginia and an MBA in Marketing and Organizational Behavior from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Following the transition from his corporate and agency background, Mr. Conner has prior teaching experience at Middle Tennessee State University and Ball State University.