Janet Eickhoff is associate vice president for Strategic Partnerships and Outreach at Thomas Edison State University. In this role, Eickhoff is responsible for managing the University's relationship with corporate clients, community colleges and other target populations. She conducts and coordinates the University's external marketing and outreach services for these populations as well as the implementation and continued development of the University's enrollment management strategy.
Meet the Strategic Partnerships Staff
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Kelli Parlante-Givas is the director for Strategic Partnership Management in the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Outreach. As the Director, she manages the University’s relationships with target populations and is responsible for conducting and coordinating external marketing and outreach services for target populations as well as assists in the implementation and continued development of the University's strategic plan.
Jessiah C. Styles is the associate director of Strategic Partnerships and Outreach. His primary focus is to bring viable partnerships to the University. Styles works closely with corporations, non-profits, professional associations and special interest groups to create "win-win" relationships for the University and these prospective partners. Prior to joining Thomas Edison State University, Jessiah spent 22 years developing strategic partnerships in and across a diverse mix of industries including music, film, sports, advertising, marketing, non-profit and telecommunications.
Tom Phillips is associate director of Strategic Partnership Initiatives and has been with Thomas Edison State University since 2007. Phillips has 18 years of experience in the area of higher education Human Resources Management. In addition to cultivating new corporate partnerships, he is primarily responsible for managing corporate partner relationships.
Mildy Akumu-Taylor is the program coordinator for the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Outreach. She assists with programs and activities designed to achieve the goals of the Office. Akumu-Taylor works alongside the director and associate vice president for Strategic Partnerships and Outreach to assist in the development and execution of partnerships and outreach as well as the University's strategic plan.
Michele Huntley is principal clerk transcriber for Strategic Partnerships and Outreach. In this role, Huntley is responsible for supporting the entire team. She manages the office’s day-to-day activities including purchasing, travel, authorizations and mailings.