St. Petersburg, FL – October 16, 2018 – Marketing Direction’s President and Founder, Christy Vogel, has been named to the University of South Florida (USF) Digital Marketing Advisory Board for a second term. Vogel, with over 25 years of marketing experience in the Tampa Bay area, brings her expertise and understanding of how vital marketing leadership is to the success of businesses to the Advisory Board.
USF’s Digital Marketing Certificate Program at the Muma College of Business empowers participants with the latest integrated marketing strategies. The Advisory Board joins industry thought leaders with the academic faculty, bringing the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace.
Vogel was delighted to be asked to serve another year on the Advisory Board. As a USF graduate, Vogel was involved in the Digital Marketing Certificate Program from its onset and participated in the development of the program. “USF is my alma mater and I am happy to ‘give back’ to this great University by remaining involved in and supporting the College of Business wherever I can,” stated Vogel. She adds, “It’s been my understanding that marketing success is driven by result-oriented programs and superior leadership. This tenet led to the creation of my company, Marketing Direction and is an important part of what I bring to the Board. Being a part of the Advisory Board and helping to build a vibrant and successful business atmosphere is as good as it gets!”
For more information about the USF Digital Marketing Certificate Program, go to https://www.digitalmarketingatusf.com/. For information about Marketing Direction, go to https://www.marketingdirection.com.
About Christy Vogel
Since 2009, Christy Vogel has been leaving her mark in the Marketing industry by providing her clients with expert marketing talent and results-oriented programs to help them reach their goals. During her marketing career, Christy has served in executive leadership roles for both agencies and corporations at a variety of companies. She has worked with hundreds of business owners throughout the United States and some of her most exciting projects involved working with companies including Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Walt Disney Pictures, NASCAR, UFC and HBO: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. As a result, Christy has been featured on Fox Business News and has been quoted by business publications, franchise websites and podcasts across the country.
She donates company time to South Florida Make-A-Wish Foundation and has done pro-bono work for The Junior League of Tampa and Christ the King Church. She also takes time out to serve on the boards of USF Digital Marketing, SIOR FL Chapter and Rotary Club of Tampa and speaks to HCC Community marketing students each semester. Christy was twice honored with Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Best in the Biz Readers’ Choice Award for Favorite Public Relations Marketing Professional and was nominated for Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2015 BusinessWoman of the Year. Her firm, Marketing Direction, was honored as one of Tampa Bay’s top women-owned businesses in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Tampa Bay Business Journal.
About Marketing Direction
Marketing Direction provides flexible marketing teams to CEOs who can’t justify the expense of a full-time marketing department. They provide their clients with a senior-level marketing professional who functions as a Lead Marketer to a team of marketing experts. Marketing Direction also provides additional bandwidth to corporate marketing departments that need help getting projects off the back burner and completed on-time and on-budget. Marketing Direction provides complete marketing resources, from research and strategy to marketing plans, advertising, media buying, direct mail, and public relations support for both digital and traditional marketing campaigns. Among the firm’s services are direct marketing, website design, search engine marketing, social media, creating and implementing webinars and workshops and developing sponsorship and partnership opportunities for its clients. For more information visit http://www.marketingdirection.com/or call 888.495.4441.