Workshop: 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.
Co-Founder & Principal
Agency Mania Solutions
Workshop: Optimizing Agency Relations
Bruno Gralpois is the co-founder and principal of Agency Mania Solutions, a service and technology firm. He is a member of the ANA Faculty who has shaped industry-wide initiatives to improve understanding and practices in agency management.
Founder and President
Type A Communications
Workshops: Content Marketing, Brand Storytelling, Marketing and Sales Alignment
Carla Johnson founded Type A Communications to help marketers unlock, nurture and strengthen their storytelling muscle so they can create delightful experiences for audiences. She brings 20+ years of B2B experience to her ANA Faculty role.
Customer Manufacturing Group
Workshops: Strategic Marketing, Aligning Marketing with Sales, Customer Centricity
Jeff Krawitz is the principal at Customer Manufacturing Group (CMG), a sales-marketing consultancy focused on marketing processes. Jeff is a member of the ANA Faculty and a professor of marketing at NYU and Columbia University.
Workshops: Customer Centricity, Marketing Matters, Integrated Marketing Communications, Brand Management Fundamentals, Marketing Plan In A Day
Paul Kurnit is the founder of Kurnit Communications, KidShop, and PS Insights. A member of the ANA Faculty, Paul is an internationally recognized marketing professional with over 25 years in the advertising and entertainment businesses.
Workshops: Effective Writing For Any Platform, Elevating Your Creative, Marketing Plan In A Day
Steve Lance is a partner at PS Insights. His background as a copywriter and creative director includes a full range of advertising campaigns. Steve is a member of the ANA Faculty and a three-time Emmy Award winner.
Chief Growth Officer
Workshop: Marketing Measurement
Pat LaPointe is the chief growth officer at Growth Calculus, where he advises firms on strategies for systemic growth through smarter marketing. Pat is a member of the ANA Faculty and is a guest lecturer at major business schools.
Executive Director of The Kellogg CMO Program
Kellogg School of Management
Workshop: Digital Leadership for CMOs
Eric Leininger joined Kellogg School of Management from McDonald's Corporation, where he was Corporate Senior Vice President since 2004. Eric is a clinical associate professor of executive education at Kellogg. He co-leads Kellogg's Chief Marketing Officer Program with Professor Gregory Carpenter. He and Professor Carpenter also lead Kellogg's Marketing Leadership Summit, an annual event that is co-hosted with Egon Zehnder and McKinsey.
The Linderman Media Group
Workshop: Media Strategy
Allan Linderman is the president of The Linderman Media Group, a media consulting, training, and auditing company. Allan is an ANA Faculty member and is responsible for the first fixed position network TV vignette to air in NFL football.
Workshop: Digital Innovation Lab- Organizing for Marketing in a Digital Age
Pandora Lycouri is a partner with Millward Brown Vermeer, where she leads client engagements in marketing and brand strategy. Pandora is an ANA Faculty member and has consulted clients on managing crises to protect the brand from value erosion.
Workshop: Elevating Your Creative
Jane Maas has been described as a legend, and is best known for her direction of the “I Love New York” campaign, which revitalized tourism in both city and state. She is a member of the ANA Faculty.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Workshop: Multicultural Marketing- Marketing To The New Majority
Kathryn Martinez is president and CEO of Avalon. She is a member of the ANA Faculty and is considered a subject matter expert on multicultural consumer groups in the U.S.
McNealy Advanced Communications (MAC)
Workshops: From Insights to Great Messaging, Customer Centricity, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Innovation
Roderick M. McNealy is principal of McNealy Advanced Communications (MAC), whose mission is to provide insight-driven, customer-focused marketing solutions. Rod is a member of the ANA Faculty and is an in-demand speaker.
Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina
Workshop: The Art and Science of Brand Building
Mark McNeilly is a lecturer at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In addition to being a member of the ANA Faculty, Mark is the author of three books.
Workshops: Digital Marketing, Social Media, Mobile Marketing
Nick New is managing director of the North America operation at Knowledge Engineers. Nick is an experienced digital marketer and a member of the ANA Faculty.
Workshop: Media Strategy
Steve Palmisano is the founder of AdElevate and a member of the ANA Faculty who brings with him a long history of collaboratively driving strong dominant brands in both general and multicultural markets.
Director Experience Strategy
Workshop: Customer Experience Innovation Lab
Zachary Jean Paradis is a strategist, professor and writer obsessed with transforming lives through customer experience. He works at SapientNitro as co-lead for the firm’s Experience Innovation group and teaches at the IIT Institute of Design, and is author of Naked Innovation.
Founder & Chief Measurement Officer
Workshop: Customer Experience Design
Stan Phelps is the founder and chief measurement officer at 9 INCH and a member of the ANA Faculty. He has been named by SAP as a Top 60 Customer Experience Influencer.
Workshops: Sports Sponsorship and Event Marketing
Richard Reider is president of RaR Consulting and has over 30 years of marketing and sales experience. He is a member of the ANA Faculty with a background in sports and entertainment marketing.
Head of Performance Solutions Activation, North America
Workshop: Google mLab: Transforming Your Mobile Marketing Customer Experience
Tim Reis is head of performance solutions, North America, at Google. He is a member of the ANA Faculty and has served in roles that have spanned print, television, and online.