Eastern Christian School
Rudi Gesch, Director of Marketing and Enrollment Management for Eastern Christian School, says the school grew by 100 students after partnering with Rick Newberry and Enrollment Catalyst.
Q: Describe your school’s enrollment and marketing situation before you hired Rick Newberry and Enrollment Catalyst.
A: We had an admissions director but no real concerted marketing effort.
Q: Why did you decide to partner with Rick Newberry?
A: Our enrollment had been in a decline for about 10 years. We needed to grow in order to continue fulfilling our mission.
Q: What did you like best about working with Rick Newberry and Enrollment Catalyst?
A: Rick helped us see best practices for marketing and enrollment strategies. We were able to implement variable tuition, continuous enrollment, a contact management database to nurture leads, to create and stick to a budget, and staff for success.
Q: What were the results of your partnership?
A: Rick helped us turn a complete 180! Our enrollment not only stopped falling, but we’ve grown 14% in two years! That’s an increase of 100 students.
Q: Would you recommend Rick Newberry to another school leader looking to increase their enrollment and marketing efforts?
A: Yes. You can trust Rick’s experience and direction. He will find a way to work with your school in a way that will improve your program and grow your school!
Rudi Gesch, Director of Marketing and Enrollment Management