Mitch Talenfeld - Allied Director
Mitch Talenfeld, CEO of MDT Marketing, has led his organization for the past 25 years with a vision of creating education, marketing, and technology programs that improve people’s lives. His company specializes in student nurturing programs, digital advertising, marketing technology, and digital printing and mailing, geared toward student success. MDT Marketing’s seasoned team is entrusted by career education institutional leaders to develop communication strategies that are compliant, personalized to student needs and highlight what differentiates their institutions.
As a non-traditional online program graduate himself, Mitch uniquely understands the needs of career students and has spent years serving on career education committees and boards for the betterment of these institutions and their students.
Prior to becoming the Allied Board Member of CECU, he served and continues to serve as the co-chair of CECU’s 35-member Student Inquiry Compliance Taskforce, chaired the 2016 annual CECU convention and also served for 11 years on the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges’ (FAPSC) Board of Directors. His accomplishments, while working with these industry-leading organizations, include being named the 2011 Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) Allied Member of the Year, the FAPSC 2014 Associate Member of the Year and receiving the first-ever Spirit of FAPSC Award.
In his personal time Mitch loves reading and continuing to develop his knowledge of education and technology. Recent books on his reading list included, Peter Thiel’s Zero to One, The Future Is Faster Than You Think by Peter Diamandis and several books by New York Times Best-Selling Author Malcolm Gladwell.