Our Team

Our Team

Don’t Just Get a Job GET A LIFE Because What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Susan Newman

school2life – Founder
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Susan is a career marketing professional and instructor at Columbia College Chicago. Since 2001, Susan has taught the college’s popular Marketing Yourself course, showing students how to apply sales tactics and marketing strategies for career happiness and success. The course has prepared hundreds to enter the workforce with confidence and career-enhancing tools. As an instructor, Susan calls upon her 15 years of networking and marketing experience with large and small organizations, including Leo Burnett, Playboy Enterprises, and Make-A-Wish Foundation, as well as brands such as Jose Cuervo, Smirnoff and Phillip Morris. Susan is a native Chicagoan who knows firsthand that everyone has the potential to fulfill their dreams.

Mobolaji Akintunde

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Mobolaji is a creative marketing and communications professional with compelling ideas and strategic flair. Mobolaji spent much of his years as an entrepreneur, consulting business owners and building brands in Music & Entertainment, Fashion, Food & Beverage and Tech Startups. From 2012 to 2014, he was a program instructor for Landmark Worldwide’s Team, Management, and Leadership Program where he taught participants how to bring a new level of power to their management and leadership of projects and teams. He coached them on how to work with others in a way that their leadership abilities are significantly expanded. Throughout his career, Mobolaji has produced breakthrough results for globally recognized brands like McDonalds, Brand Jordan, Coke and Smirnoff. Mobolaji is a Chicago native who regularly speaks on branding, marketing and technology.

Chris Lindsey

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Chris Lindsey is a creative and insightful thinker with over seven years experience pairing marketing campaigns with the digital tools and technology available in the mobile and social networking space. Lindsey’s intimate knowledge of local culture and arts communities in Chicago has made him a valuable partner. He was heavily involved in the creation and development of Ear2Ground Media, a network of artists creating, capturing, and commodifying creativity where the Creative Class’ movement is documented. Before co-founding People Vine, Lindsey also helped build Moolagram, a Mobile Marketing Platform for Businesses that provides easy-to-use tools to create, target, publish and measure mobile marketing campaigns that are timely and relevant.

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