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Jeff Kallay

Senior VP of Enrollment Consulting

Jeff is a nationally respected authority on campus visit experiences and student recruitment. Over the course of his career, he has worked with more than 300 college and university campuses across the country to create compelling visit experiences—the kind of experiences that align with strategic enrollment goals while also forging strong connections with best-fit students and their families. 

Jeff graduated from Lee College with a Bachelor of Science in 1986. Now, as Senior Vice President of Enrollment Consulting at Echo Delta, Jeff serves as an on-campus advisor and training facilitator, providing analysis, insights, and generational research to help our clients showcase themselves with authenticity and transparency. Outside of his agency responsibilities, Jeff remains an active thought leader in the higher education space and regularly commands speaking engagements at workshops and conferences nationwide.

Areas of Expertise

  • Enrollment Management
  • Campus Visits
  • The Experience Economy
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • American Generations

Random Facts

I’m a sci-fi fan (but not fantasy); Battlestar Galactica (reimagined) is at the top of my list.

Books that changed my life include Green Eggs and Ham, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and The Experience Economy.

Sirius XM’s 1st Wave and Lithium channels get most of my play time.

I was born in Pittsburgh, PA, to a blue-collar, immigrant family; I’m also a first-generation college graduate.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Co-founder of Render Experiences (now RNL+Render), the leading firm for campus visit experiences
  • Featured on the cover of the Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Featured in the national section of the New York Times, University Business magazine, Inside Higher Ed, and several other leading industry publications
  • Winner of Pine & Gilmore’s Experience Management Achievement (EMA) Award, 2006

Jeff’s Recent Writings