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Jim Stevenson - Cedarville University. Columbus, OH, US

Jim Stevenson Jim Stevenson

Supporting Instructor of Industrial and Innovative Design | Cedarville University


Jim Stevenson has provided marketing, branding, writing, communications, and strategic leadership to global brands






2013 Lohmiller Real Estate Awards Program RIT/A.U.K. Forum:




For over two decades, Jim has been providing marketing, branding, writing, communications and strategic leadership to global brands including Honda, Bob Evans, Scotts, Square D, Mettler-Toledo, Coldwell Banker, Columbia Gas, Real Living, HER, Pinnacle Data Systems, MTV, Quaker State, Gatorade, Qwest/LCI, Mitel, Century Insurance Group, and more. Further, Jim co-authored the ICC curriculum, oversees university relations, and contributes business-related presentations, exercises and course content in the major.

Stevenson also has experience in professional motorsports marketing, including NASCAR, CART/IndyCar, Grand Am, ALMS, and SCCA. Jim is a national keynote presenter on creativity, innovation, and marketing, and has launched several new companies, including Formula Marketing with ICC partner Tom Balliett.

Industry Expertise (3)

Design Education/Learning Advertising/Marketing

Areas of Expertise (8)

Creativity And Innovation In Design Creativity In Marketing Business Entrepreneurship Automotive History Classic Car Investment Automotive Design Professional Motor Sports

Accomplishments (3)

2012 Marketing Director of the Year (professional)

Building Industry Association

2011 Marketing Director of the Year (professional)

Building Industry Association

2010 Marketing Director of the Year (professional)

Building Industry Association

Education (1)

The Ohio State University: B.A., Journalism 1989

Activities and Societies: Four-year member of the Ohio State University Men's Glee Club. This group served as a musical showcase for the university as well as goodwill ambassadors, touring the country performing concerts. Two-year member of the Scarlet and Gray show, a mixed performing ensemble that represented the university at various concerts and events. This group was highly competitive and only accepted 10 men and 10 ladies for the entire school term.

Reporter and copy editor for The Lantern, the daily newspaper of The Ohio State University. Every story submitted to was published, and wrote for a variety of desks including city, campus, sports and arts and entertainment.

Affiliations (1)

  • Kosovo Leadership Academy : advising school board member

Languages (2)

  • English
  • Spanish

Media Appearances (2)

Cedarville University Business, Engineering, and Industrial Design Students Assist on "Bike of the Future"

Marketwired  online


"Each of our three programs -- engineering, design and business -- are interested in innovation and creating 'real-world' projects to enhance the student experience, but each of our disciplines bring something diverse and unique to the process," said Jim Stevenson, president of the International Center for Creativity (ICC) and supporting instructor of industrial and innovative design for Cedarville students...

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Surprising Degrees That Lead to Top Jobs

Journal News  


The program is the first of its kind to be offered by a Christian university, and is “a great choice for a student that has a desire to utilize their creative talents in a practical way,” said Jim Stevenson, president of the ICC...

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