portrait of Dan DeWeerdt

Dan DeWeerdt

Dan serves as engagement director in University Advancement, he leads alumni career development initiatives by engaging Marquette students with alumni as well as providing alumni access to valuable job and industry-related resources and programs. These include creating and developing a nationally-recognized mentor program, job shadowing initiatives, and sustaining outreach such as job postings and alumni career expert communication. He also is responsible for the university’s alumni programs in Chicago. Prior to Marquette, his career included award-winning marketing and public relations for clients such as McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, and leading communications for one of the nation’s largest united performing arts funds.