Office of Communications and Marketing

The Office of Communications and Marketing develops strategic marketing and communications initiatives to promote the Lake Forest College brand to various audiences including prospective and current students, alumni, parents, donors, faculty and staff, and media.

We provide top-tier support in the areas of photography, videography, media, news stories, social, website, and content writing and are excited to partner with various offices across the campus community to support your needs and help you meet your goals.

Who We Are

Jackie Hoefler
Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Ian Blank
P: 847-735-6026

Linda Blaser
News and Media Relations Manager
P: 847-735-6177

Emma O’Hagan
Senior Graphic Designer and Brand Manager
P: 847-735-5080

Meghan O'Toole
Digital Marketing and Content Specialist
P: 847-735-6025

Stephanie Pfenning
Director of Marketing and Communications
P: 847-735-5007

Ian Schappe
Web Manager
P: 847-735-5019 

Our Latest Work

Brown Hall Grand Opening

With cutting-edge classrooms designed to support learning and architectural features that elevate the campus both aesthetically and functionally, Brown Hall represents the College's commitment to providing attention, resources, and guidance to students. Technology and classrooms can be leveraged according to the needs and vision of the instructor to enhance learning. Additionally, Brown Hall houses the Gorter Family Career Advancement Center, cementing the College's commitment to students' goals, aspirations, and futures.