Bill Hampton is the Senior Vice President for External Relations & Chief Marketing Officer at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University providing strategic leadership to expand the reach, understanding and capabilities of Embry-Riddle internally, externally, locally and globally. The division comprises the areas of Corporate and Government Relations, Development, Alumni Relations, Marketing, Communications and Enrollment Management with the goals of establishing strategic partnerships, entrepreneurial endeavors, philanthropic support and influencing enrollment performance. During more than 10 years with Embry-Riddle, he has served in various roles, including Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Enrollment at the Worldwide Campus, Director of Development, and Director of International and Graduate Admissions. An aviator since age 16, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration, both from Embry-Riddle. His career has been dedicated to higher education and training through the development and execution of marketing and enrollment management strategies aimed at driving interest in the fields of aeronautics, engineering, the sciences, and business. Bill is a frequent national contributor and speaker on the power of synergizing marketing, technology, and enrollment resources to meet institutional goals. He has extensive student recruitment experience throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, including a three-year assignment in the United Arab Emirates with the state-owned Dubai Aerospace Enterprise and MIT’s MASDAR Institute in Abu Dhabi.