Brent Thompson
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Director of Alumni Engagement
Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Office of Advancement
Brent Thompson

Biography at a Glance

Brent is responsible for building and managing alumni relationships through various social, professional, and service-oriented platforms. In partnership with the Dean and the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Alumni Engagement, he establishs engagement priorities and goals based on the strategic vision for Daniels. Brent works with all departments to find new and unique ways of engaging our alumni population. He partners with colleagues on managing alumni committees, including the DCB Alumni Council and other outreach programs. Brent also serves as an adjunct faculty member for Executive Education where is teaches business and professional etiquette.

Brent led the Employer Relations strategies for Daniels from 2013-2018. Before his time at DU, he held posts with the University of Texas system and the University of Oklahoma in career services and academic effectiveness. Prior to his time in higher education, he was in training and development for state government, human resources for a major theme park company, and owned and operation his own mobile entertainment company.


  • MA, Communication Management, 2019
  • Daniels High Performance Leadership Program
  • BA, Public Affairs and Administration
  • GCDF, Global Career Development Facilitator
  • Certified Etiquette Trainer


  • Hiking
  • Running
  • Trombone, Tuba, and Harmonica
  • Audio Artwork
  • College Football
  • Craft Beer

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