Michael L. Iannazzi Named Vice President for Marketing and Communications

News Story: October 1, 2011
Michael L. Iannazzi

Michael L. Iannazzi has been named vice president for Marketing and Communications at Sacred Heart University. He oversees the newly created Division of Marketing and Communications and is responsible for the University’s award-winning publications, media relations, marketing, communications, the University Web site, the Gallery of Contemporary Art and special events.

He joined SHU with more than 15 years’ experience in communications, publishing and marketing in higher education and media. He most recently served the University as interim vice president for Institutional Advancement. Before coming to Sacred Heart, he was the director of communications at the Yale School of Management. While there, he helped develop and execute communications and marketing strategies that guided the school, for the first time in its history, into top ten national and international rankings of business schools. Prior to Yale, he worked at Doubleday, Inc., in New York, as an editor and marketing manager for more than 200 commercial fiction and nonfiction books, including a landmark six-volume encyclopedia of the Bible involving over 1,000 scholars from around the world.

Mr. Iannazzi holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard University. He is a resident of Fairfield, Connecticut.