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Tree of Life Appoints New Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

September 3, 2020 News

Tree of Life Bookstores (TOL) is excited to announce the hiring of Kara Bunde-Dunn as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  

TOL’s flagship product is the premier subscription based, auto-fulfillment program for course materials called Textbook Butler. Textbook Butler provides all of the required course materials, in the student’s preferred format, and delivered before the first day of classes. All of your materials. None of the hassle. Kara will use her experience in the higher education marketplace to expand and grow Textbook Butler.

“We are so thankful to have Kara on the TOL and Textbook Butler team,” said Darren Campbell, Chief Executive Officer of TOL. “Her expertise in the industry will help us further our mission of ensuring every student has all of their materials, at an affordable price, before the first day of class.”

Bunde-Dunn serves on the NACAS Foundation Board, the ICBA Advisory Council and the NACS Advisory Council. Prior to joining TOL, Bunde-Dunn served as the senior vice president of sales, marketing, and customer success at Nebraska Book Holdings Inc. and its divisions Nebraska Book Company, PrismRBS, Campus Store Design, and Campus Advisor Services. Prior to NBC, she served as the vice president of business development for National Research Corporation (NRC) and held several senior-level positions at Talent Plus, Inc.

“I am excited to bring what I’ve learned throughout my career to TOL, and I look forward to focusing much of my time on strategies to expand our footprint in course materials delivery,” Bunde-Dunn commented. “It is an exciting time to provide innovative solutions to the higher education marketplace that lower the cost of education and provide all of the course materials needed for students to be successful.”

About Tree of Life Bookstores

TOL, headquartered in Marion, Indiana, is a privately held company that has served campuses from coast to coast for more than 20 years. Through original thinking, unique solutions, and relevant products, TOL strives to transform the student experience, impact graduation rates, and contribute to the financial health of our partner schools. TOL provides innovative course material auto-fulfillment services through Textbook Butler; ensuring every student has all of their course materials at an affordable price before the first day of class. Additionally, TOL operates campus stores across the country and will continue to expand in the United States. For more information, visit textbookbutler.com and treeoflifebooks.com.

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