Graduate Food Marketing Names New Director

Thursday, November 21, 2013

PHILADELPHIA (November 21, 2013) – Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business welcomes Bryant Wynes of Abingdon, Md., as the new director of the executive food marketing graduate program. He replaces Christine Hartmann, who assumed the role of director of the Haub School's professional MBA program.

A senior executive in the food industry, Wynes directed marketing and advertising activities for a variety of retail and wholesale companies, including Lucky Stores/Eagle Foods, Food Barn Stores, Associated Wholesale Grocers and Giant Food Stores. He also served as senior account manager with Meridian Advertising and senior executive of retail marketing for the Produce for Better Health Foundation. Wynes has contributed to varied industry discussions as well as presented at several seminars and conferences.

In his new role, Wynes will oversee the MBA, M.S. and post-master’s certificate programs to deliver recruitment, enrollment and financial goals while supporting the Haub School's academic objectives. Additionally, he will lend leadership and support to the Food Marketing Enterprise which includes the food marketing faculty and staff, the Center for Food Marketing and the Academy of Food Marketing.

The SJU Executive Food Marketing graduate program is the only food industry-focused program of its kind that is offered through an AACSB-accredited business school. It is designed for executives and rising leaders in the food and allied industries, with a flexible Friday/Saturday executive format and modular course credits that allow students to pace themselves toward a Food Marketing MBA or M.S. degree, or a post-master's certificate.

Media Contact

Carolyn Steigleman, Marketing Communications | Haub School of Business, csteigle@sju.edu or 610-660-1355


Background

Founded in 1851 in the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence, Saint Joseph’s University is a top-ranked Catholic University that provides a rigorous, student-centered education. With a total enrollment of 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students, SJU offers a wide-array of academic programs designed so that each graduate enters the world with a competitive resume and global perspective. This is achieved through intense academic study led by thought-leading faculty scholars, a comprehensive campus experience and robust study abroad, service-learning, internship and co-op programs. Upon graduation, nearly 100 percent of students are employed, pursuing advanced degrees or volunteering in prestigious service programs. A member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, SJU offers 20 Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports. SJU alumni – over 60,000 strong - provide a powerful network that spans the globe.



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