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    Joe Thuente
    Joe Thuente

    Assistant Director of Marketing

    Alma Mater:
    University of Northern Iowa

    Joe Thuente was promoted to assistant director of marketing in October 2011 after serving as the marketing assistant at Northwestern for 18 months. Thuente acts as the department's contact for the volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball and women's golf programs. He also serves in a support role on football and men's basketball gamedays.

    During his time as an undergraduate at the University of Northern Iowa, Thuente worked in UNI's athletic development office as the assistant to the director of the Panther Scholarship Club and managed the Club Room. While earning his master's degree from the University of Washington, Thuente worked as a departmental intern at the University of Puget Sound before coming to Northwestern as the marketing assistant.

    Thuente, the architect of the Green Meadows West Youth Sports League (GMWYSL) in his native Johnston, Iowa, currently resides in Chicago.