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Mario Schulzke

Assistant Vice President for Marketing

Mario SchulzkeMario is UM's assistant vice president for marketing, overseeing marketing, branding, social media and web site development for The University of Montana. He came to UM in January 2013.

Mario spent 10 years managing digital strategy teams at ad agencies WDCW and R2C Group, where he led digital campaigns for clients such as Chase, Vonage, P&G, Alaska Airlines and Philips. He is also the founder of IdeaMensch, a community of entrepreneurs who share stories of bringing their ideas to life. Mario has interviewed over 1,500 entrepreneurs,  from the very famous to ones just getting started. 

In 2012, Mario orchestrated a record-setting road trip across America, organizing 50 events across 48 states in less than 120 days. His goal? To inspire thousands to start working on their ideas by learning from others who've done so already. Speakers ranged from famous tech entrepreneurs to a pig farmer in Iowa - with sold out crowds from Los Angeles, California to Burlington, Vermont. 

Mario is a first generation immigrant from Germany who came to America as an exchange student at the age of 16, landing on a cattle ranch in Hamilton, MT. He is an Ironman triathlete and a 2002 UM business graduate. 

To see Mario's full resume, click here.

Contact Mario's office at: (406) 243-2323 or stop by Brantley Hall 327.

Integrated Communications
University Hall 109