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Columbia College hires Gielazauskas as director of marketing intelligence

Veronica Gielazauskas has been named director of marketing intelligence for Columbia College where she will oversee the marketing intelligence team in harnessing internal and external marketing research to guide business growth and marketing decisions.

“Veronica brings a wealth of marketing experience to our team, and we look forward to working with her,” said Lana Poole, executive director of Marketing.

Prior to joining the college, Gielazauskas managed the business and community services marketing team for the Missouri Department of Economic Development in Jefferson City, Mo.

Gielazauskas holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo., and an MBA from William Woods University in Fulton, Mo.

Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 Nationwide Campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military instillations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. Columbia College educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 70,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit