Jeanine Konopelski, National Director of Marketing

Jeanine Konopelski joined Canine Companions in 2006, leading the organization’s marketing and public relations efforts. Jeanine manages the overall Canine Companions brand marketing strategy, with the core objective to engage more people in Canine Companions' mission. She oversees the creation and execution of integrated marketing campaigns and programs to grow, mobilize and steward the broad and diverse family of Canine Companions stakeholders. Directing brand advancement, communications, direct marketing, strategic marketing partnerships, and creative services, she leads a team of marketing, communications and creative professionals. And she gets to spend her days looking at cute puppy pictures!

She received her BBA in Marketing from the University of Iowa, and an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago. Her nonprofit and public-sector experience includes positions in higher education and Fortune 500 corporations, where she utilized her expertise in business development, branding, marketing, and corporate relations.