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Faculty profile: Thomas DeNardin

Thomas J. DeNardin is an instructor of Management, Marketing, and General Business at ULM. He received his Masters of Science in Leadership from Nova South Eastern University, Bachelor of Arts in Business Education and Marketing from Michigan State University, and graduated from Northwestern University’s Executive Media Management School.

Since beginning at ULM in 2008, he has been instructing management, marketing, entrepreneurship and general business courses.

Prior to teaching in higher education, he owned a multi-million dollar marketing company, a video production company, and a promotional products company. Before launching his own companies, he worked as Vice President of Marketing for Thrifty Car Rental, Western Pacific Airlines, and Freedom Communications (Colorado Springs Gazette.) In 1996, Advertising Age named him as one of the top 100 marketing executives in the United States. Prior to holding these executive positions, he was in management for Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, America West Airlines (US Airways), Wien Air Alaska, Director for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Las Vegas, and a teacher and coach in the Las Vegas school system.

Mr. DeNardin has served on several community boards, including the Convention & Visitors Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, Sport Corporation, Child Development, and several military charity boards.

DeNardin has also travelled around the world as a keynote speaker for marketing, business strategies, branding, and promotions, and as a motivational and business coaching expert in cities including New York, Miami, Orlando, Vancouver, Nashville, Las Vegas, London, and Puerto Rico.

Mr. Denardin is married with five children and one grandchild and resides in Monroe, LA and Colorado Springs, CO.