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A love for creativity and design

Deborah Richard

Deborah Richard

Ralph W. Ketner Distinguished Professorship in Business
Trine University - Ketner School of Business

MBA, MBOL, B.A. – Defiance College

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My love of creativity and design led me to a career in marketing. I’ve played many roles, but my true love is the digital side of this field. From ads to analytics and organic search to paid impressions, it’s a fascinating, ever-changing field to play in.

I started my career at a local community bank in Ohio. After eleven years, I took a position at my alma mater in the marketing department and eventually accepted a position at Trine University as the director of digital marketing. The business school offered me an opportunity to teach a digital advertising class as an adjunct and I’ll always be glad I said yes. In 2019, I accepted a position to teach full-time as an assistant professor.

In my spare time I love to read, quilt and spoil my four-legged furchildren. Don’t ask me about them, I’ll bore you with story after story. In fact, there was this one time…