Steve Raquel

Steve Raquel

Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration

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Contact

350 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-2350

sraquel@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • M.S., Advertising, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993
  • B.S., Advertising, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992

Positions Held

  • Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020 to present
  • Adjunct Lecturer, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, 2014-2020
  • VP Marketing and Athletes Relations, FanFuego.com, 2009
  • President and Owner, Illinois Online Ventures, 2008 to present
  • Director of Marketing, Masterplan Group International, 2007-2009
  • Account Supervisor, DDB Chicago, 2006-2007
  • Contractor, Allstate Insurance, 2005-2006
  • Director of Marketing, Convenant Services Worldwide, 2002-2005
  • Marketting Manager, McDonald's, 2000-2001
  • Senior Manager, United States Olympic Committee, 1998-2000
  • Senior Account Executive, Frenkel & Company, 1993-1998

Honors and Awards

  • Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois-CITL, 2014-2018

Teaching Interests

Digital Marketing Social Media Marketing Brand Strategy Sports Marketing Public Relations

Current Courses

  • Advanced Sales Strategies (BADM 328) Focuses on developing advanced sales techniques to help you succeed in the sales industry. These will be both strategic and tactical in nature and look at the various media platforms used today. It will include mock interviews, written sales proposals, and role-playing exercises that will facilitate application of effective sales techniques. Responsibilities, functions and skills necessary to be an effective sales manager are covered, including an evaluation of sales organizational structures, recruiting, selecting, testing, and training of salespeople. Related topics include compensation plans, controlling expenses, sales forecasting/projections, quotas, ethics, and motivation, among other sales topics. It will consist of lectures, assigned activities and role playing exercises, current materials / articles and information from sales / business / revenue development leaders with experience in sales management. You will also be exposed to industry professionals who will share their experiences with you.

  • Digital Marketing (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements.

  • Digital Marketing Strategy (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements.

Contact

350 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-2350

sraquel@illinois.edu

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