John Shumate

Director at Wittenberg University

Mr. Shumate is currently group vice president of brand marketing - luxury properties at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas, Nevada. He formerly served as vice president for marketing and brand management at Eastbay, a subsidiary of Foot Locker. Prior to this position, he served as director of strategy & innovation for the Water+ brand at PepsiCo. He also held marketing positions with a number of sports teams, including the Miami Dolphins, Orlando Magic, and Columbus Blue Jackets. As a student, Mr. Shumate was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Concerned Black Students, and Union Board, and he was among the founders of WittFest.



  • Director

    Current role