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marketing educator , consultant , lecturer , trainer

James Russell Ogden, American marketing educator, consultant, lecturer, writer. Recipient award for Excellence in Economic Education, Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge, 1986, Capital award for contribution to education, National Leadership Council, 1991-1992; named Outstanding Educator of School Business, Adams State College, 1987-1988; Sam Walton fellow Students in Free Enterprise, 1997, 98, Outstanding Educator award, 1998.


Ogden, James Russell was born on November 4, 1954 in Paris, Illinois, United States. Son of Russell Lee and Marianne (Johnson) Ogden.


Bachelor of Business Education, Eastern Michigan University, 1978. Master of Science, Colorado State University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Northern Colorado, 1986.


With accounting and finance department Hydra-Matic Division General Motors Motors, 1978. Director marketing Michigan Technology Institute, 1979. Graduate fellow Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1979—1981, assistant manager family housing, 1979—1981.

Placement counselor University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1981—1983, instructor marketing, 1982—1983. Chief Executive Officer, principal The Doctors Ogden Group, LLC, Allentown, Pennsylvania, since 1982. Chair advertising and marketing department, associate professor Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, 1983—1989.

Department chair, professor marketing College Business Kutztown University, Pennsylvania, since 1989, board business advisors Students in Free Enterprise College Business, since 1996. Interim director Small Business Development Center, Adams State College, 1988-1989. Adjunct professor Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, since 1987, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, since 1989, Pennsylvania State University, 1994-1995, Nova Southeastern University, doctoral committee chair, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1995.

Speaker in field; marketing and advertising consultant. Corporation trainer; textbook reviewer, editorial consultant Merrill Public Company, Allyn & Bacon, Inc., Richard Irwin, Inc., Macmillan Public, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Prentice-Hall, Houghton & Mifflin Company, Austen Press, Simon & Schuster. Textbook reviewer Fairchild Books and Visuals, Inc.

Technical editor Research and Education Association. Doctoral committee member Nova Southeastern University, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pace University, New York City, Temple University, Philadelphia. Board director Z-Coil, Inc., Albuquerque.

Chief Executive Officer Group 8 Think Tank Business and Education, since 2006.



Treasurer Committee to Elect Jorge Amaya County Commissioner, Colorado, 1985, Bob Pastore for Senate Committee. Senator Association Student and Faculty Senate, AdamsState College, 1984-1985. Board directors American Advertising Federation Academy Committee, 1991-1997,Alamosa Personnel Board, 1986-1988, Alamosa County Development Corporation, 1987-1989, Alamosa Tourism Committee, 1988-1989, trustee board directors Creede Repertory Theatre, 1987-1989.

Expert witness in tourism and marketing State of Colorado. Advisor student team entries into National Student Advertising Competition, College World Series of Advertising, 1989, 90, 93-. Trustee Doctor R.L. Ogden Meml.Scholarship, Colorado State University Foundation, since 1992.

Faculty advisor Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) national competition, since 1997. Faculty advisor, member business advisory board Kutztown U. chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE). Fellow Direct Marketing Association.

Member American Advertising Federation (faculty advisor 1987-1989, 90-, board directors academic committee 1991-1997), Western Marketing Educators Association (paper reviewer), National Guild Hypnotists (certified hypnotherapist), Academy Marketing Science, Advertising Club New York, Point of Purchase Advertising Institute, American Collegiate Retailing Association, Association National Advertisers, National Association HispanicProfs. of Business Administration and Economics, New England Business Administration Association, Control Pennsylvania Advertising Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Sigma Alpha (finance advisor since 1992), Alpha Kappa Psi (district directory).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba, music, traveling.


Children: David James, Anne Marie, Kari Kristine. Married Denise T. Alarid, 1989.

Russell Lee Ogden

Marianne (Johnson) Ogden

Denise T. Alarid

David James Ogden

Anne Marie Ogden

Kari Kristine Ogden