Brunnworth Accepts Position with Southeast Missouri University Foundation
Nolan Brunnworth of Arnold, Mo., has been
named director of corporate relations/ associate director of
development with the Southeast Missouri University Foundation.
Brunnworth, who will begin his new duties Sept. 15, will be
responsible for leading outreach efforts among the corporate community
and Southeast alumni in the University’s service area for both
Southeast Missouri State University and the Donald L. Harrison College
of Business. His efforts will be especially focused on the St. Louis
Brunnworth will be housed at the University’s St. Louis Office,
located in Suite 300 at 16020 Swingley Ridge Road in Chesterfield.
Brunnworth will plan, oversee, promote and evaluate a comprehensive
corporate relations strategy for the Southeast Missouri University
Foundation. He will look to identify opportunities to connect
corporations with departments and programs of the Donald L. Harrison
College of Business. His work also will focus on establishing a
prospect pool, including corporations operating in the University’s
service area, alumni executives, strategic partners and corporate
Brunnworth will plan, execute and evaluate donor identification,
cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies among alumni, the
Donald L. Harrison College of Business, and corporate and business
leadership. He will also serve as the Donald L. Harrison College of
Business liaison to the Southeat Alumni Association, and will work to
enhance relationships between St. Louis alumni and the College of
Business. He also will assist in promoting and planning alumni
activities in the St. Louis area.
Brunnworth’s current role as St. Louis Career Specialist, which he
has held for four years, operating out of Southeast’s St. Louis
Outreach Office, focuses on building relationships with employers and
alumni of the St. Louis metropolitan area.
“This work requires the ability to design and communicate a clear
value proposition to businesses and organizations,” said Brunnworth.
“Developing buy-in with a variety of constituents is critical in order
to increase awareness of Southeast within the highly competitive St.
Brunnworth previously held the positions of director of marketing
and key account manager at Lawrence Paper Company in Lawrence, Kan.
These positions, he said, have served as a firm foundation on which to
enhance his public relations skills and customer service.
Brunnworth is a member of the National Association of Colleges and
Employers; Human Resource Management Association-St. Louis; St. Louis
Corporate Planning Committee- Southeast Missouri State University;
Chesterfield, Mo., Chamber of Commerce; and the St. Louis Personnel and
Placement Directors Association.
Originally from St. Louis, Brunnworth graduated from Southeast in
May 2000 with a bachelor of science degree in marketing management.
While at Southeast, he was active in the Marketing Club and tutored
high school students in the Upward Bound program. In addition, he
worked as a student manager at Southeast's Student Recreation Center
and participated in several intramural sports. Brunnworth currently is
pursuing a master of business administration (MBA) through Southeast’s
online MBA program.