Founder and Principal
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.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
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.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner EMEA
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.
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.
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.
Chief Procurement Officer
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.
Vice President of Marketing
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.
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.
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.
President and Founder
Joanne Davis Consulting
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.
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.
Director, Digital Marketing
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.
President & Chief Fire Starter
Founder & Principal
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.
Advertising Sales Strategy Executive
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.
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.
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.
Founder and CEO
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.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
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.
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.
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.