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Board Membership

Executive Advisory Board members have unique opportunities to impact the Direct/Interactive Marketing industry and its future leaders, to interact with Marketing faculty and other thought leaders, and to gain priority access to students for employee recruiting.

  • Provide feedback on the design and development of Direct/Interactive Marketing curriculum
  • Provide input and direction to the Institute’s applied learning labs
  • Serve as advisors on research or client projects
    (Board members also may propose research or other projects)
  • Engage with students, sharing experiences and perspectives and providing career direction
  • Promote and enhance the Institute’s mission

Taylor Institute Advisory Board

Steve Brubaker, Chief of Staff, InfoCision Management Corporation

Gary Laben, CEO, Knowledgebase Marketing

Mike Murray, President & CEO, TMA Direct

Craig Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, InfoCision Management Corporation

James V. Lavin, Jr., Retired, Direct Marketing Consultant to Religious and Political Organizations

Scott Houck, Strategic Sales Manager, XMPie/Xerox

Dale Lewison, Ph.D., Retired, Executive Director, The Taylor Institute for Direct Marketing and Suarez Applied Marketing Research Laboratories

Karen Taylor, Chairman, InfoCision Management Corporation


James Divoky, D.B.A., Associate Dean, Professor

Ravi Krovi, Ph.D., Dean, Professor

William E. Baker, Ph.D., Chair, Professor of Marketing

Student Success Committee

Another way to become involved with the Taylor Institute includes the Student Success Committee, which assists in student recruitment, retention and career preparedness.

Committee Members will:

  • Serve as student mentors, providing feedback on career and educational decisions
  • Provide high quality, paid internship and co-op opportunities
  • Attend the Taylor Institute Annual Meeting and other events
  • Serve as guest speakers, lecturers or presenters
  • Invest in the future of the Taylor Institute and its students