Joel Depue joined MediaTech Institute as the President beginning in July 2020. Joel began his career in higher education in 2003 as a Financial Aid Officer at a Dallas based healthcare college, and his desire to see students achieve their educational and career goals has kept him in the industry ever since. Over the next 17 years, he worked for various colleges and universities to oversee the campus operations to ensure colleges are offering their students the best experience possible. He is an alumni of Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He also has an Associates degree in Business Management from North Lake College, and two certifications in Leadership and Human Resources Management. He was nominated to the Texas Higher Education Board of Directors for 2018 and 2019 as a top higher education leader in Texas.
Joel is an avid outdoorsman and loves to hunt and fish. He is a sports junky and loves anything with Texas A&M Aggies or the Dallas Mavericks. He spends most of his free time with his wife, daughter, grandson, and 2 dogs!