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Nicole Ames

Founder and Principal

Twist IMC

Workshops Taught: Integrated Marketing Communications, Social Media, Digital Marketing

Twist IMC, is a consultancy Nicole created to help corporations implement best-practice principles of integrated marketing and social media. Nicole is an ANA Faculty member who has gained client-side experience working at Fortune 500 companies.

Michael Becker

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

mCordis, LLC

Workshops Taught: Mobile Marketing

Michael Becker is an ANA Faculty member and the co-founder and managing partner of mCordis, where he advises marketers, sellers, and technology enablers on marketing, positioning, and content strategy.

Paul Berney

Co-Founder and Managing Partner EMEA

mCordis, LLC

Workshops Taught: Mobile Marketing

Paul Berney is the managing partner EMEA and co-founder of mCordis. Paul is a member of the ANA Faculty with over 25 years of experience in a variety of sales, marketing, business development, and commercial roles.

Doug Brames

Founder and Principal

The Brand Depot, LLC

Workshops Taught: Elevating Your Creative

Doug Brames brings his capability in developing Brands for Fortune 500 companies (Tyson Foods,Kellogg’s, HJ Heinz, Chiquita) as a consultant for organizations looking to improve their foundational brand tools. He frequently quest lectures and presents case studies at the Universities of Arkansas, Florida, Tennessee and others. Doug is the founder and principal of The Brand Depot, a marketing consultancy based in Northwest Arkansas.

Rex Briggs

Founder

Marketing Evolution

Workshops Taught: Measuring and Managing Marketing Performance

Rex Briggs is the founder of Marketing Evolution, a firm that helps clients measure advertising and marketing effectiveness. Rex is a member of the ANA Faculty and is the author of SIRFs-Up — Catching The Next Wave In Marketing.

Brett Colbert

Chief Procurement Officer

MDC Partners

Workshops Taught: Procurement Beyond Savings

Brett Colbert is the chief procurement officer for MDC Partners, a business transformation organization. He is an ANA Faculty member with over 15 years of experience in executive management at both advertising and media agencies.

Neil Cohen

Vice President of Marketing

Visage

Workshops Taught: Integrated Marketing Communications, Aligning Marketing to Sales

Neil Cohen is the vice president of Visage, an enterprise mobility management (EMM) SaaS company. He is an ANA Faculty member with experience creating, building, and managing brands for start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Richard Costello

Founder

MagicEcho

Workshops Taught: Integrated Marketing Communications, The Art and Science of Brand Building, Marketing Plan In a Day, Marketing Innovation

Richard Costello is the founder of MagicEcho, a consultancy that facilitates retreats, strategy reviews, and brainstorming sessions. He is a member of the ANA Faculty and has served as a board member and chairman of the ANA.

George Cressman

Founder and President

World Class Pricing

Workshops Taught: B-to-B Profitable Pricing Management

George Cressman is founder and president of World Class Pricing. He has consulted with clients worldwide in areas of business and marketing strategy, planning, pricing strategy, competitive strategy and marketing research.

Joanne Davis

President and Founder

Joanne Davis Consulting

Co-President/Partner

SCAN International

Workshops Taught: Optimizing Client and Agency Relations

Joanne Davis is the president and founder of Joanne Davis Consulting. She is a member of the ANA Faculty and one of the industry’s best-known speakers and writers on client-agency relations.

Nina DiSesa

Creative Management Consultant

JLB + Partners

Workshops Taught: Inspiring Great Creative

Nina DiSesa retired in 2010 from her award-winning advertising career as Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of McCann Erickson New York. She now works in New York City as a Creative Management Consultant for JLB + Partners.

Marjorie Dufek

Director, Digital Marketing

Brown-Forman Corporation

President

Amiga Marketing LLC

Workshops Taught: Digital Marketing, Social Media, Content Marketing

Marjorie Dufek is the director, digital marketing for Brown-Forman Corporation, and the president of Amiga Marketing LLC. She is a member of the ANA’s Digital Marketing Committee and is an ANA Faculty member.

Leslie Ehm

President & Chief Fire Starter

Combustion

Founder & Principal

Three Training

Workshops Taught: ThinkLab, Elevating Your Creative

Leslie Ehm is the president and chief fire starter at Combustion and the founder of Three Training. She is an ANA Faculty member with over 25 years of experience in the world of creative collaboration.

Lauren Epshteyn

Advertising Sales Strategy Executive

Google

Workshops Taught: Google mLab: Transforming Your Mobile Marketing Customer Experience

Lauren Epshteyn is an advertising sales strategy executive at Google. She is a member of the ANA Faculty and is a frequent speaker and panelist on the state and future of mobile marketing.

Ed Faruolo

Founder

VitaLincs LLC

Workshops Taught: Marketing Plan In A Day

Ed Faruolo is the founder of VitaLincs, a consultancy that helps its clients increase their appeal within the markets they serve. He is an ANA Faculty member who brings a foundation of real-world experience and learning.

Barbara Ford

Senior Vice President

AMG Strategic Advisors

Workshops Taught: Optimizing Agency Relations

Barbara Ford is a senior vice president at AMG Strategic Advisors, where she leverages her broad base of brand building success working with leading advertising agencies and blue-chip companies. She is an ANA Faculty member.

Jillian Gibbs

Founder and CEO

APR

Workshops Taught: Optimizing Your Ad Production Dollars

Jillian Gibbs is the founder and CEO of APR, a global ad production consultancy. Jillian is a member of the ANA Faculty and a widely recognized and respected industry leader.

Harry J. Gold

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Overdrive Interactive

Workshops Taught: Digital Marketing, Social Media

Harry Gold is the founder and CEO of Overdrive Interactive, an award winning digital marketing firm. He is a member of the ANA Faculty and a lecturer on search engine marketing, social media marketing, and online media.

Mitchell Goozé

Principal

Customer Manufacturing Group

Workshops Taught: Strategic Marketing, Aligning Marketing with Sales, Customer Centricity

Mitchell Goozé is a principal with the Customer Manufacturing Group, a leading marketing/sales process management consultancy. He is a member of the ANA Faculty and was named Marketing Speaker of the Year.

Wendell Grimsley

Workshops Taught: Assignment Briefing

Wendell Grimsley is a marketing professional with over 23 years of agency and client-side experience. He is a member of the ANA Faculty and has extensive experience in direct marketing.

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