Scott Fiene

Scott Fiene is an accomplished integrated marketing communications professional with corporate, consulting and academic experience.  He is currently Assistant Professor and Program Director of the undergraduate Integrated Marketing Communications program at University of Mississippi (“Ole Miss”) in Oxford, Mississippi.  He was previously the owner of MagnaStar Marketing in Des Moines, Iowa, and before that was Vice President of Marketing with Principal Financial Group, a global financial services firm.

While working in the profession, he taught sales and marketing courses for 7 years in the College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University in Des Moines, and before that, for 5 years in the Department of Management and Marketing at Des Moines Area Community College.

He is a member of the American Marketing Association (and past president of the Iowa chapter), the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM), the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) and has served on the board of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

He received his undergraduate degree from University of Iowa, and his graduate degree from Drake, where his research was focused on Integrated Marketing Communications.

He can be reached at  Follow on Twitter @scottthotz