Garald (Gary) Barton IV

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Garald A Barton IV (Gary)
Marketing Manager
(269) 387-5017
3115 University Computing Center, Mail Stop 5206
Mailing address: 
Office of Information Technology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5206 USA

Garald (Gary) joined Western Michigan University in 2005 as a Graphic/Web Designer for Student Affairs, where he helped build and develop a newly established marketing department. He then served several marketing roles and lent his creative expertise to Auxiliary Enterprises from 2008-2018; Coordinator of Marketing and Communication, Marketing Specialist, Webmaster, and Web Content Specialist. Gary currently serves as the Marketing Manager for the Office of Information Technology. He helps create marketing plans, communicate services and outages, develops UX/UI/CS strategies, manages web, social media, knowledge base, and service content, and completes day-to-day design tasks.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, walking, creating art, fishing, ridings bikes, coaching youth ice hockey, and Pokémon.