ANA Committee Member Testimonials
To see how ANA committees are truly a benefit that makes a difference for our members, here are just a few testimonials from committee members:
"The committee meetings provide an excellent resource to discuss industry topics with my counterparts at other companies. I have taken many things away from the committee meetings via the presenters and following discussions with other attendees: ideas on how to further evolve my digital tech stack, discussion around industry trends which I can share with my executive leaders and insight into how other brands have solved some of the same industry hurdles that I was facing. Leading a small internal media team, I have found the meetings to be a valuable resource for which I can tap into."
Shaun Healy, Senior Brand Manager, Media & IMC Partnerships, U.S. Cellular Corporation
"The ANA Multicultural Committee's programs are a must attend for anyone wishing to learn, grow and apply learnings in the multicultural market space."
Frank Gomez, Strategic Advisor, Educational Testing Service (ETS)
"The ANA Committee meetings are a great way to learn what challenges other marketers are facing and to debate new ideas and solutions to the issues we are all facing. The meetings help facilitate connections to people throughout the industry that you can lean on for insight and advice throughout the year."
Blaise D’Sylva, Vice President, Media and Content Planning, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
"ANA committee meetings have been instrumental in keeping my team informed and up to date on industry practices"
Vicky Sparks, Senior Manager, Media Procurement & Circulation Strategy, Grainger
"Committee meetings are an opportunity to hear about and discuss new techniques and technologies with my peers. I also use Committee meetings to uncover unique solutions to common business issues."
Randy Berkowitz, Vice President, Market Research, Combe Incorporated
"I am a member of the Digital and Social Media Committee. The committee meetings are a fantastic opportunity to share best practices, learn about new channels and channel enhancements and network with other digital marketing professionals. The case studies and marketing trends shared during the meetings have influenced our digital marketing plans and channel strategies."
Emily Johnson, Social Media Marketing Manager, National Grid
"I find the ANA committee meetings very valuable in expanding my knowledge base, gaining new perspectives on current issues and trends, and increasing my professional network. I would highly recommend active committee participation in the ANA."
Dave Berlin, Director, Digital Offer & Business Development, BP/Castrol
"The ANA Digital & Social Committee pulls marketers together to share what they are experiencing and gain practical guidance from their peers. We all need that outside voice that is not motivated by anything other than one marketer’s compassion for another to help inform the decisions we all need to make. The ANA Committee makes that possible."
John Bell, Vice President, Enterprise Digital Marketing, Travelers Insurance
"There is value in attending ANA committees at the very least to hear new ideas, benchmark against the industry and meet others in the same field."
Andre Chalonec, Senior Manager-A&M, PepsiCo, Inc.
"ANA is great way to network, connect and be in the know of the latest industry best practices and insights. It's a true sounding board of peers to address real life issues, identify opportunities and connect! Outstanding!"
Warren Byrum, Director, Category Management–Marketing Services, American Express Company
"Participating in an ANA committee meeting is an opportunity to broaden your thinking and apply what others are doing to the challenges you face in your company."
Kevin Scully, Director, Brand Systems, IBM Corporation
"The ANA case studies available have been key to my business acumen. The best part of these available resources are the learnings and insights I have taken away, to help me with my own business analytics in sponsorships, agency financial management, and agency consolidation."
Rocio Sotelo, Senior Financial Analyst, Intel Corporation
"The ANA committee meetings are an invaluable benefit of our ANA membership. The small group model is ideal for sharing ideas and insights in a very interactive and meaningful way."Lisa Pacenza, Senior Marketing Manager, Deloitte
"Over the past few years, we have become further engaged with the ANA by attending conferences, joining committees and attending them frequently, hosting meetings, presenting at meetings, joining webinars, participating in and utilizing research, mentoring, etc. We have found extreme value in networking, benchmarking, getting insights into "what's next", the mentorship program, etc. We will continue to grow our engagement and encourage others to do so. That is the best way for us all to help one another, which in the end is what these organizations are all about."
Mary Ann Brennan, Senior Director, Global Procurement, Mattel, Inc.