Joel joined the Marketing/Communications/Public Affairs department at Oregon Tech in 2011 and served as Digital Marketing Coordinator for seven years. In 2018, Joel became Director of Marketing for the department.
Joel is a graduate of the Lundquist School of Business at the University of Oregon. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing, and minor in economics. After graduating, he joined a search engine marketing agency in Eugene, OR as a search marketing specialist. Joel designed and managed internet marketing campaigns for many respected global brands. He was promoted to senior campaign manager where his focus became Localized search campaigns (geo-targeted ad campaigns). Additionally, Joel has outside sales experience in print and digital advertising.
He and his wife enjoy many outdoor activities and traveling. They even backpacked throughout Western Europe for an entire summer. In the Summer, you can find Joel hiking in the Sky Lakes Wilderness, lounging around Lake of the Woods, or out on the golf course. Fore!