B.A., Wisconsin Lutheran College, Communication
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management, Marketing and Sales
Jason Van Acker is a respected marketing, communication, advertising, and public relations professional with more than 20 years of experience in strategic brand development, national and local campaign strategy, and media relations. Prior to joining Wisconsin Lutheran College’s faculty, he held senior marketing leadership roles in the broadcast television, higher education, consumer franchising, and health-care industries.
Jason is a proud alumnus of Wisconsin Lutheran College and resides in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, with his wife and two daughters. When not serving students on campus, he enjoys competing in triathlons and half marathons, traveling with his family, and cheering on his beloved Green Bay Packers.
Professor Van Acker’s teaching philosophy is focused on fostering a Christ-centered learning environment and encouraging his students to apply newly learned course concepts to real-world business examples and professional development activities.
Professor Van Acker’s research interests include customer experience strategy development and the changing media landscape’s influence on integrated marketing communications.