Faculty and Advisory Board

Learn from a digital dream team.

The faculty and advisory board members for the MS in Digital Marketing and Design program are leaders and innovators in their field. They solve technical, creative and strategic marketing challenges every day. You benefit from their experience as well as their connections that can help you meet your career goals.

Meet Our Featured Faculty

Steven G. Dupree
Program Chair of Digital Marketing and Design
Former VP of Marketing at SoFi and LogMeIn

Steven Dupree, MBA, has more than a decade of experience helping startups across multiple industries achieve $1B+ valuations through digital marketing and tactical customer acquisition. After receiving an MBA from Stanford University, Mr. Dupree dabbled in venture capital before exiting to build companies again. He continues to invest in and advise promising entrepreneurs in his free time.

Meredith Fortney
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Senior Manager Talent Marketing & Employer Brand, Asurion
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Erin Meredith Fortney, MBA, is the Global Marketing Communication Leader for Cummins Filtration, a Cummins Inc. business unit. She leads a team in the corporate office in Nashville, TN, as well as teams in seven other countries globally. In her 10+ years in the marketing field, she has honed her skills in the medical, education, retail and manufacturing fields. She is an active member in her local chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and also teaches undergraduate marketing courses at Southern New Hampshire University.

Garrett Gillin
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Co-founder and Principal, 215 Marketing

Garrett Gillin, MBA, is a co-founder and principal at 215 Marketing, a 2020 INC 5000 company and Google Premier Partner agency, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he oversees the development and execution of integrated digital marketing initiatives. With vast experience in SMB marketing in both B2B and B2C settings, Garrett brings a practical and applied approach to his courses at Brandeis University. Garrett has an MBA from Drexel University.

Garrett has developed and currently teaches two courses at Rabb: Search Engine Marketing and Optimization (RDMD 110) and Conversion Rate Optimization (RDMD 135). 

Meet Our Advisory Board

Emily Griffin Sandler
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Marketing Operations Manager, 451 Alliance
Michael Katz
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Director of Digital Marketing, BitSight
Sarah Salbu Young
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Sarah Salbu Young, Talent Programs Partner, Pegasystems
Rachel Wisch
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Board Member, Global Pride Network, Verisk
Christine Zimmerman
Program: Digital Marketing and Design
Product Marketing Manager, Curriculum Associates