Chuck Hatsis is the president of Surge Consulting, a consultancy that specializes in marketing efficiency, and a marketing procurement pioneer who since 1998 has been delivering financial and operational efficiencies for many of the world’s leading advertisers. Prior to leading Surge, Mr. Hatsis was a senior manager in Deloitte Consulting’s strategy and operations practices in the U.S. and Brazil; senior vice president, business services at ABN AMRO Bank; assistant vice president, supply management services at Nationwide; and an M.B.A. intern at The Procter & Gamble Company.
He has presented at national and regional ANA conferences, the Institute for Supply Management conferences, and is a former member of the ANA Advertising Financial Management Committee. Mr. Hatsis has been quoted in Advertising Age, published in Purchasing Today and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, and was recently recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine as a 2011 Pro to Know.
He graduated magna cum laude in finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received an M.B.A. in marketing and strategy from The Anderson School at UCLA. He has served as a guest lecturer at Loyola University’s Graduate School of Business and marketing procurement instructor in the ANA School of Marketing.