Member Spotlight

Q&A with Eric Dean, Corporate Relations Officer - Texas State University

March 8, 2022Lauren Bradley

  1. What is your current role at your institution/company? Corporate Relations Officer, University Advancement

  2. How long have you been a NACRO member? 3.5 years

  3. What do you enjoy most about your NACRO membership? Everyone’s willingness to listen, share their best practices and experiences about engaging corporate partners, and especially the community of friends (which I value very highly – especially the sharing of dog pictures)

  4. So far, what has been your greatest Corporate Relations success? Landing a significant research computing gift from AMD and developing meaningful relationships at many levels of the company. What has been your greatest challenge? Getting out from under the shadow of two other large Texas R1 institutions which shall remain nameless

  5. What’s something about you (a fun fact) that not many people know? I’m a drummer, guitar strummer, and fledgling piano player.