NEIRP VP to Speak at Foundation Breakfast

Huntington University is pleased to announce that the April 12 Foundation Breakfast speaker is Jonathan Sackett, vice president of marketing and communications for the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership.

At NEI Reginal Partnership, Sackett oversees internal and external communications. His expertise is in creating and rebranding platforms for entrepreneurs and executives so that they have a place to publish their creativity. Sackett’s numerous awards include the Drum Award, the Cannes Lions Award, the DigiDay Media Award, and a Webby Award.

Sackett has worked with some of the world’s largest ad agencies, like DDB, Ogilvy, and The Martin Agency, and led advertising campaigns for some of the world’s largest brands, including Coke, GEICO, Mars, and McDonald’s.

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The Foundation Breakfast series is held on the second Wednesday of each month, October-December and January-April, and is open to the public. Each breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m. and concludes by 9:00 a.m. Breakfasts take place in the upper level of Habecker Dining Commons on Huntington University’s home campus.

The cost to attend each breakfast is $12, a portion of which will help support area students attending HU through the Hometown Grant. First-time attendees enjoy a complimentary breakfast courtesy of The Purviance House Bed and Breakfast, Barb and Brooks Fetters, proprietors.

Founded in 1938, the Huntington University Foundation exists to support the mission of the University by promoting education and fostering a synergistic relationship between the University and the Huntington County community and surrounding area. Learn more about the Foundation’s history and ways to support its goals at

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering award-winning graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Founded in Huntington, Indiana, in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University has over a century of experience educating graduates who are ready to impact the world for Christ through scholarship and service. The nonprofit university operates at three academic locations, including the original home campus in Huntington, a doctoral program in occupational therapy location in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and an undergraduate and doctoral program location in Peoria, Arizona. Online programs are also available. Huntington University’s home campus offers 17 men’s and women’s athletic programs, and the university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).