Chief Marketing Communications Officer
On Staff since 2018
Joe leads the Department of Marketing Communications, a skilled team of innovative professionals dedicated to telling the extraordinary story of Wheaton College. MarCom oversees marketing and advertising, graphic design requests, media, and external relations, visual and written narrative systems, brand development and adherence, social media, Wheaton magazine, and a host of other communications initiatives.
Beginning right out of university as a print journalist for multiple mid-Missouri news outlets, Joe received a Missouri Press Association award for feature writing before being recruited to serve as Manager and then Director of Media Relations for the University of Missouri System. After serving Missouri for more than six years, he moved to Chicago to be Director of Media Relations for Saint Xavier University. In 2009, he joined College of DuPage, located in Glen Ellyn, Ill., as Associate Vice President for External Relations and later Vice President For Marketing Communications before coming to Wheaton College in 2018.
Joe received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from Saint Xavier University.