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Jeff Fanter | Former Vice President Marketing and Communications, Ivy Tech Community College

Current Position and Past Experience
Jeff Fanter served as the Vice President Marketing and Communications at Ivy Tech Community College from 2003-2021. He currently teaches as an adjunct faculty member at the college. Previously, he was Ivy Tech's Vice President for Communications and Marketing. Prior to Ivy Tech, he was at Indiana University for five years, serving in roles such as Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations and Assistant Media Relations Director. He also served as the Ice Hockey Commissioner for the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) an Assistant Sports Information Director at Colgate University.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Jeff Fanter earned a BA in Journalism with a concentration in Business from Indiana University and holds an MBA from Indiana Tech. He has won over 100 regional and national marketing and design awards during his time at Ivy Tech Community College and Indiana University.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Jeff Fanter enjoys spending time with his wife Valerie and freshman in college daughter and freshman in high school son. He has recently picked up the game of golf with his son. Jeff was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) 15 years ago and also suffered a live-changing heart event in 2018. Both have resulted in Jeff learning more about both MS and heart disease.

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