Author Archives: Brent Bowen

In this 14th episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, bring part two of their chat with Jessica Best, Vice President of Data-Driven Marketing at Barkley. In part two of a two-part discussion, we discuss tips Jessica has for becoming a speaker, her involvement in the Kansas City community, her work with KCUR, and what qualities she looks for in a teammate.

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In this 13th episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, chat with Jessica Best, VP of Data-Driven Marketing at Barkley. In part 1 of a two part discussion, we chat about email marketing and Jessica’s experience as a speaker.

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In this 12th episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, chat with Kristen Majdanics — part two of a two-part conversation. She’ll share the attributes she looks for in a team member, as well as the differences between working in an agency or a larger organization. They close the discussion with a great case study: where your namesake earned you a free sandwich.

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In this 11th episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, chat with Kristen Majdanics, Senior VP of Marketing at Firehouse Subs. In part 1 of a two part discussion, we chat about cause marketing and how the pandemic impacted the business.

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In this tenth episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, chat with Grant Gooding — part two of a two-part conversation. He’ll share his distinctive approach to hiring as well as his alignment with community and cause in part two of this interview.

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In this eighth episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, aren’t interviewing a new guest. Instead, they decide to take a reset, reflect on the guests they’ve had over the past six episodes, and look forward to what’s coming up next.

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In this seventh episode of CultivatED Marketer, hosts Brent Bowen and Matt Tidwell, PhD, chat with Mike Swenson — part two of a two-part conversation. A veteran communication professional, Mike has enjoyed a multifaceted career as a broadcast journalist, a governor’s press secretary, and founder and leader of a successful public relations firm that has produced ground-breaking work. His next act includes some voice and on-camera acting work. We’ll chat the evolution of marketing communications and the skills needed to advance in the industry.

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