Eric McHaney

Eric McHaney serves as Chief Marketing Officer for Columbia Southern University. In this role, he oversees a division that includes Marketing, Corporate Outreach and Community & Alumni Relations.

As an executive with more than 18 years of higher education marketing experience, Eric brings expansive knowledge and expertise to the role. Eric’s career began with University of Phoenix Online from 1999-2006 and he was responsible for all direct marketing efforts as the school grew to unprecedented heights. Eric was then hired as AVP of Marketing for Grand Canyon University from 2007-2014 where he led a team of 30 marketing employees dedicated to growing the university’s student base, and increasing the organization’s brand equity and national footprint. As a marketing professional, Eric’s keys to success are integrity, initiative and innovation.