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Jerry Pollock, MBA

Adjunct Professor in Business


MBA - University of Chicago
BS - Illinois State University

Instructor Pollock grew up in Chicago, Illinois and completed his undergraduate degree at Illinois State University.  He spent the majority of his career at Illinois Tool Works, in Chicago working in product development and brand management, and Reebok International in Boston, Massachusetts working in brand marketing, national account marketing and strategic planning. While in Chicago, Instructor Pollock pursued his MBA with a concentration in marketing, strategic management and finance at the University of Chicago, while working for Illinois Tool Works.  Upon completion of his MBA degree, Instructor Pollock decided to make a change from business-to-business marketing at Illinois Tools Works to consumer marketing at Reebok, International.  After working as VP Marketing at St. Louis Music, in St. Louis, Missouri, Instructor Pollock started his own marketing consulting firm and began his career as an adjunct instructor at Maryville University in St. Louis.  He has taught with Ottawa University since 2015 and enjoys integrating his business and consulting experience for students within the classroom.

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