Kent State University
Paul Sturm is Executive Director of Corporate Relations for Kent State University. Prior to this, he was Director of Strategic Development for Purdue University’s Discovery Park interdisciplinary research complex. His career has focused on managing business development and revenue generation strategies for higher education and public broadcasting, and for private sector corporate training. Paul has held adjunct faculty appointments in music, audio technology, and nonprofit marketing for Indiana University; telecommunications for Delta College; and music, marketing, and management for Pima Community College. He has a BA in music & telecommunications from Indiana University and an MBA from University of Arizona’s Eller School of Management. Paul joined NACRO in 2014 and is completing his third year as Co-Chair of the Benchmarking Committee.