MidAmerica Nazarene University President David Spittal announced the appointment of Ric Brockmeier as vice president for marketing and enrollment, effective 24 September. In this newly created position, he will oversee traditional admissions, marketing, and professional and graduate admissions.
“Ric Brockmeier’s expertise in marketing strategy, his affinity for Christian higher education, and his record of generating growth in revenue makes him uniquely qualified for this position,” Spittal said. “He loves the Lord and his desire to make an impact at MNU is particularly inspiring.”
Brockmeier has extensive experience in marketing and advertising with a focus on strategic planning, integrated digital marketing, and performance data analytics. He has also served as adjunct professor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Rockhurst University in strategic management, business leadership, marketing, and marketing research.
With early career experience at Hallmark Cards, Kraft Foods, and American Italian Pasta Co., Brockmeier moved to the agency side of marketing. He became senior vice president of marketing strategy at Barkley Advertising, then marketing strategy officer for Bernstein-Rein Advertising. His most recent position is as principal for Precision Marketing in Mission Woods, Kansas.
Brockmeier earned his MBA from Harvard University. As an undergraduate he studied mathematics, graduating summa cum laude from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.