About Trained In Marketing

Trained In Marketing was founded by experienced brand, tech, and retail marketers with a passion for teaching.

We offer targeted training courses to academic and corporate clients along with private 1-on-1 sessions designed to help candidates through the job application process.

Trained In Marketing provides unparalleled training on practical marketing skills to help new marketing professionals bridge the gap between theory and practice. By incorporating a mix of hands-on instruction, computer-based exercises, mini-lectures, group projects, visual presentations, and practical illustrations, we teach you real-world applications of marketing theory in a way that brings marketing fundamentals to life.

In today’s ever-changing world of new products, services, and brands, Trained In Marketing caters to a global audience. With a pedigree of multi-billion dollar brands and categories that underscore our professional experience, Trained In Marketing’s instructors possess the knowledge and credentials to provide valuable training on a global level.

Our People

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JR Blaszek

Co-founder, Instructor
jr@trainedinmarketing.com

JR Blaszek is a co-founder and instructor with Trained In Marketing. His responsibilities include curriculum design, business development, course development, and training program oversight.

JR has taught courses at universities to both undergrad and MBA students and has led workshops for CPG and Tech corporate partners. JR’s professional experience includes brand management roles at PepsiCo and Henkel along with product management roles at Amazon. 

Prior to earning his MBA at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, JR was a high school math teacher with Teach For America. During this time, JR also earned his Master’s degree in education at Arizona State University.

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Brad Hunter

Co-founder, Instructor
brad@trainedinmarketing.com

Brad Hunter is a co-founder and instructor with Trained In Marketing. His responsibilities include, business development, site marketing, and course design

Brad’s professional experience includes brand management roles at Diamond Foods, Henkel, and Glanbia where he focuses on new product innovation.

Prior to earning his MBA at the Thunderbird School of Global management, Brad worked in the advertising world as an account executive and media buyer. Brad earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications- Advertising from BYU and is fluent in Danish. Brad is also a world-ranked pinball player.

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