The School of Communication Visiting Committee consists of a group of communication professionals, alumni, and UM trustees who meet regularly to review and advise the School's leadership regarding its strategic goals and program accomplishments. In particular, the committee is dedicated to:
Providing the Dean with ongoing input and feedback on the strategic plan.
Helping the Dean and the School obtain the necessary resources for the success of its strategic plan.
Providing the Board of Trustees and the Academic Affairs Committee with regular updates on the progress of the School.
Co-Founder and EVP Communications and Corporate Development, The Mighty Networks, Inc.
Former EVP Communications, Viacom International Media Networks
Executive Chairman of the Board, Lantica Media
Founder and CEO, Blayamedia
Parent B.S.C. '94, B.S.C. '00
Chairman, DDB Worldwide
Parent, B.S.C. ’22
President, CEO and Director, Durex, Inc.
Parent B.S.C. '03
Managing Partner, Presidential Capital Partners
Parent B.S.C. '17, B.B.A.'19
Vice President, Magic City Casino Miami
Writer/Script Consultant, Cheers, Frasier, M*A*S*H, and more
Producer, Life on Mars, Mad Men, and more
Parent B.S.C. '15
President, CEO and Founder, Horizon Media, Inc.
Parent B.S.C. '14
COO/Treasurer, PNS Communications, LLC
Parent B.S.C. '20
President and CEO, Minassian Media, Inc.
Executive Producer of New Day, CNN
News Anchor, NBC 6
President and Founder, Dolphin Digital Media, Inc.
Principal and Founder, CaribouKids, LLC
Former EVP Family Entertainment & Marketing, Lionsgate
Chairman and CEO, AMP… The Communications Partnership
Former President, Paramount Network Television and International Production
Operating Partner, Virgo Investment Group, LLC
Partner, NURAY HOLIDINGS
Parent B.S.C. '10
Founder, Strom Capital
Board Member, Partido NOVO
President & COO, Roberts Companies
Parent B.S.C. '10
Executive Producer/Director, Major Crimes, Longmire, Dallas, The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Nip/Tuck, Trust Me, State of Mind, and more
Circuit Judge, The 15th Judicial Circuit of Florida
Chairman and Owner, M. Shanken Communications, Inc.
Parent B.B.A. '07, B.S.C. '10
President, Staub, Warmbold & Associates, Inc.
Parent M.A. '11
Associate Director, The NFL Today
Parent M.F.A. '07, B.S.C. '08
Managing Partner & CEO, Markham & Stein Unlimited, LLC
President and CEO, Society for Human Resource Management
CEO, Terlato Wines
Parent B.S.C '15
Chairman & CEO, Tharanco Group
Parent B.S.C. '16
President and Director, The Toppel Family Foundation, Inc.
President & CEO, United Stations Radio Networks
Parent B.S.C. '09
President, USA TODAY NETWORK and Publisher, USA TODAY, Gannett Co., Inc.
President, Marine R. Corporation
Grandparent B.G.S.C. '14/M.A.L.S. '17