Mario L. Morrow Jr.

Mario Morrow Jr. is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, IL, where he earned a degree in Organizational Communication. He is currently working on earning his master’s degree in Public Relations from Wayne State University.

Mario is a communications strategist with a keen eye for detail and a realistic approach to universal marketing. His prior experience includes serving as an Assistant to the Chancellor (President) at the Wayne County Community College District, where he developed a wide range of communications for the Chancellor and advised and consulted the senior staff with issues relating to student recruitment and retention. Mario also served as an associate for Caruso PR in Chicago, IL where his duties included managing media relations for the not-for-profit clients of the firm and assisted with the securing of sponsorships for various client fundraising events.

He is the founder of KasPR Management Group, a public relations and event curation + execution agency. Mario is also the co-founder of Brunch at Mario’s, a networking brunch experience aimed to gather thriving young professionals and social changemakers in non-traditional networking way; under the parent organization of CMJ Connections, in which Mario is a Partner.

Since living in Chicago, Mario has garnered a true understanding of what it takes to be a catalyst of change in an economically thriving city. He hopes to bring new ideas back to the city of Detroit that will be beneficial to the city’s redevelopment.