“Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s are wonderful higher education institutions, and their story really needs to be told to the broader state of Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and around the country,” said Katie Alvino.
After a nationwide search, the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University have introduced Alvino as the new vice president for marketing and communication.
The newly created role will begin on Monday, Aug. 2. As Alvino explains, “This position is an incredible marketing opportunity that I could not pass up.”
Alvino brings a strong history of marketing experience and transformational leadership. She has dedicated her career to developing strong brands and building marketing individuals and teams.
“Katie has an exceptional record of working with strong institutions to tell their stories and enhance their national reputations,” said James Mullen, SJU transitional president. “We are all excited about what she will achieve for Saint John’s and Saint Ben’s as we continue to set a national model for other liberal arts institutions in America”
“Katie’s experience in collegiate and corporate marketing are going to make her a valuable asset for CSB and SJU,” said Laurie Hamen, CSB transitional president. “Her ability to communicate in both traditional and contemporary media is unmatched.”
Alvino currently serves as the Director of Marketing and Retail Operations for Student Affairs at the University of Minnesota, where she…