Gina Hill LoBasso
Pre-Professional Advisor, Marketing
Gina Hill LoBasso, marketing advisor and director of the Marketing Leadership Program, has more than 25 years of experience across business and academia, specializing in the areas of marketing strategy, advertising, branding and sales management. She recently earned her Ph.D. in organizational leadership and management.
Dr. Hill LoBasso’s industry experience includes more than 11 years in business-to-business marketing and sales management, most recently as director of direct marketing sales for computer publisher Ziff Davis. There, she managed a successful sales team and oversaw all aspects of sales training and coaching, development of domestic and international sales and marketing strategies, and creation of corporate relationships with Microsoft, IBM, Apple and others. Dr. Hill LoBasso has consulted for various for-profit and nonprofit organizations on domestic and international operations. Her responsibilities have included developing competitive marketing and sales strategies and designing professional development and management skills workshops.
On the academic side, Dr. Hill LoBasso has taught marketing at Pace University and at Fordham, and she has served as an assistant professor of mass communication at Iona College, from which she holds an M.B.A. She earned her doctorate from Capella University with a dissertation titled "Exploring Innovative Opportunity Identification in Transforming Organizational Leadership: Exploratory Qualitative Inquiry."