Director of Collaborations
Riley is the Director of Collaborations at the Purdue Foundry where he bridges connections between Foundry clients, mentors, alumni and more. Prior to his new position with us, Riley directed the marketing department at Transitions Dental Company (now North American Dental Group), a dental service organization focused on business service and development within the dental and healthcare industry. He has a prior proven track record of success within top-tier companies leading and executing their significant business initiatives that have delivered tangible benefits and great success. His experience includes founding a marketing and small business consulting firm, Promotion Publishing and Marketing, and leadership roles at Cengage Learning (previously Thomson Learning) and TSJ network in the publishing industry, and OKI-Bering (now ORS Nasco) in the manufacturing industry.
Riley graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati with a Masters of Business Administration degree and from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Graphics Technology with a minor in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. He also teaches business and leadership related classes as an Adjunct Instructor at Ivy Tech and currently serves on a board of directors for a youth summer recreation league and on a church youth counsel.