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The what's what...

The Great Resignation has hit higher ed with full force. Once a month for the next few months, we’ll feature individuals who have left higher ed to work in a higher ed adjacent role (think a marketing agency, edtech company, or consultancy). 

In Chapter 1 we feature Carrie Barnett  — a content marketer at SimpsonScarborough who recently left her job at California Lutheran University as the Director of Advancement Marketing and Digital Philanthropy. 

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The Enrollify Podcast is a part of the Enrollify Podcast Network. If you like this podcast, chances are you’ll like other Enrollify shows too!  

Our podcast network is growing by the month and we’ve got a plethora of marketing, admissions, and higher ed technology shows that are jam packed with stories, ideas, and frameworks all designed to empower you to be a better higher ed professional. Our shows feature a selection of the industry’s best as your hosts. Learn from Mickey Baines, Zach Busekrus, Jaime Hunt, Corynn Myers, Jaime Gleason and many more. 

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About the Podcast

Zach Busekrus


Zach Busekrus

Zach is the Founder of Enrollify. He thoroughly enjoys building new brands, developing and executing content marketing strategies, and hosting podcasts. When he's not working on Enrollify, he enjoys discussing life's quandaries over coffee (or a good bourbon) with friends, building Sponstayneous (his travel brand side hustle), trying out new HIIT workouts, and adventuring across the globe with his wife!

Carrie Barnett


Carrie Barnett

As SimpsonScarborough’s content marketer, Carrie helps advance the agency by amplifying industry research, thought leadership, and client work in their digital communication channels. Carrie graduated from California Lutheran University with a B.A. in Political Science and a Master of Public Policy and Administration. Her previous employers range from the National Archives to 20th Century Fox Films to a ballet company. Most recently, she was Director of Advancement Marketing & Digital Philanthropy at her alma mater, where she built comprehensive advancement marketing plans and introduced innovative digital philanthropy practices to the community. Carrie is most proud of her management of Cal Lutheran's 2020 Giving Day, which brought the community together, tripled donations, and won a CASE Award of Excellence. A military brat growing up, Carrie now calls Thousand Oaks, CA, home with her husband, son, and three cats. When she's not working, you can find her cooking up a storm, hiking, cohosting her own podcast, I Don't Want to See That with Carrie and Kevin, or at the movies with her unlimited movie pass.

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