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Our faculty are experts, thought leaders, and innovators with seasoned real-world client-side, consulting, and/or agency experience. ANA faculty are committed to helping improve your effectiveness and efficiency with proven frameworks and solutions. They leverage their practical experience to help enhance your skills and build your brand.

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ANA Content Image Will Griffiths As a Senior Account Director, he works with Avalon’s Vice Presidents on account strategy, oversees account program management for his teams, and is a budgeting and analysis whiz. Will has an aptitude for numbers, and enjoys digging deep into the data to help clients, including Friends of the Smithsonian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Yellowstone Forever, and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, improve response, returns, and retention.
ANA Content Image Abel Sanchez-Hermosilla Martinez With 20+ years of experience in business management, marketing, brand innovation, technology, and sustainability, Abel Sanchez-Hermosilla, is an enthusiastic professional, experienced in understanding consumers and growing brands. With an entrepreneurial mindset, Abel has also been involved in two start-ups, is visiting professor in 2 business schools in Spain, and is often invited as a guest speaker.
ANA Content Image Tarek Abousalem With 20+ years of digital marketing experience, Tarek Abousalem has worked, and consulted, from start-ups to fortune 500 companies. He’s also a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and a public speaker on different digital topics such as Social Media, Ecommerce, and Content Strategy.
ANA Content Image Advertising Production Resources Advertising Production Resources (APR) is a Woman-Owned & Women-Led content creation optimization consultancy that oversees over $1 Billion in annual production spend and agency fees for approximately 70 advertisers around the globe. With hands-on production experience in TV, Print, OOH, Digital Videos, Web, Mobile, Social, and Experiential, our 150+ team members around the world collaborate with advertisers and their creative resources to establish best practices & locate efficiencies in their content creation ecosystems.
ANA Content Image Nicole Ames Nicole Ames is recognized for her expertise in digital media and helping marketers understand how new and transformative technologies affect business. Since founding Twist IMC, Nicole has worked with several leading corporations to help their teams develop and implement effective digital marketing strategies. She has conducted more than 300 client workshops with industries ranging from technology, health care, media, energy, services and consumer products
ANA Content Image Renee Azoulay Renee is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Fashion Institute of Technology teaching shopper marketing, research methods in integrated marketing and direct marketing. “Converting Shoppers to Buyers” the textbook she has co-authored is in use at FIT.
ANA Content Image Matt Bailey Matt Bailey, president of SiteLogic, successfully dismantles the complexity of online marketing into practical, understandable concepts. Since 1998, Matt has taught at over 1,000 companies, conferences and workshops. He is one of the highest rated speakers world-wide for his ability to communicate complex information in a practical, humorous way.
ANA Content Image Laura Bates Laura founded Brand Verve with the mission of helping organizations infuse more vitality into their brands. She is an ANA Faculty member who has held brand leadership positions at Procter & Gamble, Marriott International and Domino’s Pizza. She consults to Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups and nonprofits.
ANA Content Image Mark Beal Mark Beal is the Founder and Principal of Mark Beal Media, a consultancy he created after more than 25 years in marketing to help brands better understand how to effectively engage the next most important consumer segment, Generation Z.
ANA Content Image Michael Becker Michael Becker is an intentionally recognized identity & personal information management, connected, digital & mobile marketing, solutions strategic advisor, speaker, entrepreneur, and academic. He advises companies on personal information economy business strategy, product development, business development, and sales & marketing strategies.
ANA Content Image Blum Consulting Partners Blum Consulting Partners, Inc. is a creative process consultancy dedicated to streamlining creative marketing organizations, optimizing in-house agencies, and maximizing relationships with creative partners.
ANA Content Image Jeffrey Bowman Jeffrey L. Bowman is an author, founder and chairman of the REFRAME: The Brand™, a business acceleration platform dedicated to preparing executives and the enterprise for the New Majority workplace and marketplace. Jeffrey teaches our Future Proof Your Brand using the Total Market Approach Workshop.
ANA Content Image Simon Bradley Simon is an international marketing leader with extensive client side experience with brands like Virgin Atlantic Airways, the New York Knicks, The Rockettes and Madison Square Garden. He is also an Adjunct Professor in Integrated Marketing at New York University.
ANA Content Image Evan Carroll As the author of three books, Evan has appeared in major news outlets including The New York Times, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR’s Fresh Air, The Atlantic, and Popular Science. The reason? He has a reputation for anticipating what’s next and sharing that vision in an approachable way.
ANA Content Image Catherine Coleman, Ph.D. Chair of Strategic Communication and Professor Strategic Communication, Texas Christian University
ANA Content Image Jennifer Cawley Jennifer Cawley has spent two decades helping transform organizations through brand purpose and reputation management. Her work as a senior communication strategist has helped brands connect consumer and business insights into scalable purpose strategies.
ANA Content Image Craig A. Coffey Craig is the Founder and President of Way Maker Leadership, an Executive Coaching practice, focused on helping senior marketers unlock and grow their talents, lead more powerfully, build stronger teams and deliver inspired results. Notably, Craig is a Diversity & Inclusion champion who helps clients recruit, develop, and advance future leaders.
ANA Content Image Brett Colbert 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. Brett teaches our Procurement Beyond Savings Workshop.
ANA Content Image Philippa Cross For over 15 years Philippa’s passion has been helping global brands bring environmental and social impact into their core to engage with consumers around a shared purpose. As Senior Global Sustainable Business Director at Unilever, she developed sustainability programs for brands including Ben & Jerry’s, Hellmann’s and Knorr that delivered tangible business impact; increasing consumer loyalty and earning additional shelf-space at retail.
ANA Content Image Mary Czarnecki Mary Czarnecki works with brand leaders to apply a customer-centric approach to increase revenue and customer impact. Market-leading brands turn to her to upskill their teams and implement effective marketing strategies. She has worked with clients across numerous industries, including health care, beauty, technology, finance, insurance, and consumer products. She consults with Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups and entrepreneurs.
ANA Content Image Joanne Davis 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. Joanne teaches our Optimizing Client and Agency Relations Workshop.
ANA Content Image Matthieu Dejardins Matthieu Dejardins is CEO & Founder of NextUser, a marketing platform empowering marketers with data intelligence to drive engagement and conversion across all marketing channels. Matthieu has over 15 years of experience in the e-commerce and technology industry.
ANA Content Image Lisa Lozano DePoy Lisa Lozano DePoy is a long-time marketing and advertising professional. She has a diverse background on both the Agency and Client side of advertising, in a broad range of industries and categories. Within every role and brand, Lisa spent her career working to gain a better and clearer understanding of different audiences and connecting unique insights to drive great work.
ANA Content Image Lindsey DeWitte Lindsey is an integrated marketer dedicated to helping brands define, live and share their brand purpose. She leads a sought after public relations practice focused on the development of reputation-building business and communications strategies.
ANA Content Image Kisha Dixon As a training leader, public speaker, and culture change agent, Kisha Dixon, has seen leadership defined numerous ways over the years. With over 25 years of experience designing and facilitating behavior-based sales, coaching, and leadership solutions, Kisha's approach is refreshingly unique. She recognizes that identifying the specific rhythms in an organization’s culture is the key to creating visible, empowering leadership, and culture change.
ANA Content Image Mitch Duckler Mitch Duckler is managing partner of FullSurge, a strategic consulting firm that helps clients achieve business growth through brand building. Mitch teaches Developing a Brand Portfolio Strategy Workshop.
ANA Content Image Ed Timke, Ph.D. Professor of Advertising + Public Relations; Michigan State University
ANA Content Image Ed Faruolo 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. Ed teaches our Marketing Plan In A Day and The Art & Science of Brand Building Workshop.
ANA Content Image Neil Feinstein Neil is an award-winning Creative Director turned Brand & Digital Strategist turned college professor. He spent 30 years in advertising, winning a shelf filled with awards in creative development and digital innovation.
ANA Content Image Christine Fleming McIsaac After over a decade of working on the “inside” for Pearson Education and Scholastic, Christine started her own business and uses her experience in marketing, editorial, and sales to help all publishers reach their customers. Her company, Smart Solutions Group, Inc., specializes in everything marketing — from market research and strategic planning to campaign execution and product implementation.
ANA Content Image Tom Fleming Tom Fleming brings nearly three decades of direct marketing experience to his clients, including from executive level positions at Novus Media, PMX, and ALC (now Adstra). He started his career at Fingerhut, working in both customer acquisition and reactivation marketing.
ANA Content Image Jeff Fromm Jeff Fromm is a subject matter expert and professional speaker on consumer trends and brand strategy. He is a contributing writer for Forbes and author of four books: “Marketing to Millennials,” “Millennials with Kids,” “Marketing to Gen Z” and “The Purpose Advantage” (September 2019).
ANA Content Image Mary Getz With more than 15 years of experience in online communications and fundraising, Mary Getz has been the strategic and creative lead for digital campaigns for a diverse range of charitable, political and religious institutions. Mary’s thought leadership has helped her clients raise money, grow and cultivate their constituent base, drive advocacy actions and develop their online brands.
ANA Content Image Jillian Gibbs Jillian Gibbs founded Advertising Production Resources (aka APR Consulting), a global content creation optimization consultancy that helps marketers determine how to define and implement an efficient modern content creation ecosystem. She has been a member of the ANA faculty since 2009 and is recognized throughout the industry as a thought leader in the marketing production space.
ANA Content Image Harry J. Gold 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. Harry teaches our Digital Marketing and Social Media Workshops.
ANA Content Image Mitchell Goozé 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. Mitchell teaches our Strategic Marketing, Aligning Marketing with Sales and Customer Centricity Workshops.
ANA Content Image Jose 'Pepe' Gorbea With two and a half decades of experience in creativity, marketing, sustainability, technology, and brand innovation, Jose Gorbea, aka ‘Pepe,’ is a passionate leader, well-established speaker, marketing professor, and expert in revitalizing brands through purpose, consumer co-creation and sustainability.
ANA Content Image Rachel Gordon Rachel is an ANA Faculty member who has 20 years of experience working as an in-house innovation leader, innovation consultant and independent advisor. Triple Agent is an agency Rachel created to help ambitious industry leaders create internal structures and repeatable systems for successful long-term growth and innovation.
ANA Content Image Bruno Gralpois 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. Bruno teaches our Optimizing Agency Relations Workshop.
ANA Content Image Lisa M. Harrison Lisa Harrison has been managing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the public and private sectors for over 20 years. Lisa develops and delivers in-person and virtual training, works with organizations on creating diverse strategic plans, and helps organizations build impactful, inclusive workforce development programs.
ANA Content Image Jeff Hasen Jeff Hasen has counseled businesses of all sizes, enabling them to define their mobile strategy, establish or further their mobile project roadmap, and identify additional business growth opportunities. Through his work, companies have become equipped to manage the prioritization of mobile cross-channel solutions that facilitate sales and drive customer loyalty.
ANA Content Image Don Hinman Don Hinman, founder of dhConsulting, is a data-driven marketing consultant. He helps marketers and others understand and utilize marketing data across multiple customer-centric channels. Don is often referred to as “Dr. Data” due to his experience and expertise across the industry in the creation and use of data in data marketing applications.
ANA Content Image Roger Hiyama Roger Hiyama leads the solutions and innovation group at Wiland, where he develops new product initiatives and data solutions to meet the evolving needs of the nonprofit sector. His focus is on data trend analysis, mid-level and major donor fundraising, and new donor acquisition solutions using digital marketing.
ANA Content Image Jonathan Holburt Holburt Consulting helps clients with branding needs. Jonathan is an ANA Faculty member who has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies while employed at leading multinational ad agencies in Asia. Jonathan teaches our Convey, Compel, Convince Presentation Skills Workshop.
ANA Content Image Jim Huffman GrowthHit, is a consultancy Jim created to help companies implement best-practice principles of technical marketing and data-drive growth. Jim is an ANA Faculty member who has gained client-side experience working with founders that worked at Techstars, Apple and Google.
ANA Content Image Chrissy Hyre Throughout her career, Chrissy has been obsessed with driving innovative, impactful ways to communicate with donors and supporters. She has a particular passion for developing multichannel strategies designed to increase new donor recruitment, build midlevel programs, expand SMS fundraising and engagement, and grow monthly giving programs. Her wide breadth of experience in fundraising across channels has helped her pioneer new strategies to grow her clients’ programs – and nothing thrills her more than testing something totally out of box and new… especially if it’s successful!
ANA Content Image Howard Ibach Howard Ibach is an author, essayist, adjunct college instructor, workshop leader and public speaker. In 2009, his critically acclaimed text, How To Write An Inspired Creative Brief, was ranked #7 on About.com’s “Top 10 Advertising Books You Absolutely Must Read.” In 2015, the 2nd edition earned the #1 spot on this list.
ANA Content Image Jason Chambers, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion // Professor of Advertising // University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
ANA Content Image Jean Grow, Ph.D. Founder & Chief Truths Teller at GROW // Professor Emerita at Marquette University
ANA Content Image Joanna Jenkins, Ph.D. Affiliate Professor, St. Joseph's University // Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University
ANA Content Image Susan Jones Susan K. Jones is a tenured, full Professor of Marketing at Ferris State University, the principal of Susan K. Jones Associates, and an adjunct instructor at West Virginia University's IMC Master's Degree program. Ms. Jones launched her own firm in 1980, specializing in business-to-business, collectibles, catalogs, educational products, and financial services. She joined Ferris State in 1990.
ANA Content Image Joe Jordan Joe Jordan grows businesses and improves performance through better leadership, sales enablement, and critical thinking.
ANA Content Image Kathleen Franz, Ph.D. Title Chair and Curator, Division of Work & Industry, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution // Associate Professor of History, History Department, American University, Washington, D.C. // Smithsonian
ANA Content Image Ken Zachmann A leader in the data-driven AdTech space that spans 20 years across both the U.S. and the EU. Ken worked on the ground floor of a data start-up that yielded an eight-figure exit and served as VP and SVP for two leading digital data firms and saw them through to acquisition in 2017.
ANA Content Image Kenan Ali Kenan has been leading internal cultural and employee transformation initiatives along with customer experience transformation initiatives for large, complex and global clients like Lenovo, Pfizer, Sanofi and Cartier for the last 13+ years. His career started in brand strategy and he comes with a decade of experience in launching and relaunching iconic global brands.
ANA Content Image Greg Kihlstrom Greg Kihlström is an author, entrepreneur, and speaker that helps organizations turn big ideas into real, tangible results. He is an ANA Faculty member who helps Fortune 500 companies with customer experience, employee experience, and digital transformation initiatives.
ANA Content Image Olena Kushch Olena Kushch is the founder and principal of CultureSpace, consulting and training organizations on multicultural marketing and cross-cultural competencies. Olena teaches Best Practices for Effective Multicultural Marketing: Working with Your Creative Partners to Develop Authentic Campaigns.
ANA Content Image Steve Lance Author and Emmy Award-winner Steve Lance is a partner at PS Insights. His background as a copywriter and creative director includes a full range of advertising campaigns for such clients as SONY Entertainment, Crest Toothpaste, Citizen Watch, J&B Scotch, JIF Peanut Butter, Post Cereals, Verizon, Bell Atlantic, and Hyperion Solutions. He has been creative director of NBC and executive copywriter for numerous cable television networks including The Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Communications, History Channel, National Geographic, and PBS.
ANA Content Image Latha Sarathy Chief Research Officer, ANA
ANA Content Image Laurel Steinfield, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Ivey Business School, Western University // Former Associate Professor of Marketing, Bentley University
ANA Content Image Laurence Adrian Laurence is a leader in transforming businesses through innovative new products. With over 15+ years of consultancy experience, he's a strategy, design, and technology specialist with a proven track record, leading large teams for brands like Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley, Ringier AG, Prudential, and NBC Sports. His work has received numerous accolades, including BAI Global Innovation Awards, Fast Company's Innovation by Design, W3 Awards, Effies and the Webbys.
ANA Content Image Linda Tuncay Zayer, Ph.D. Professor of Marketing and John F. Smith Chair in Business Administration; Chair of the Department of Marketing; Loyola University, Chicago
ANA Content Image Elliot Lum Elliot Lum is currently Vice President, Talent Strategy and Program Development at the Advertising Education Foundation (AEF) where he is leading their efforts to shape the future of marketing talent. Prior to this role, Elliot was Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Columbia Records where for six years, he put together marketing partnerships between brands and artists.
ANA Content Image Jane Maas (In Loving Memory 1932-2018) 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 was a valued member of the ANA Faculty for over 25 years. Her on-demand course “Inspiring Great Creative”, remains a part of the ANA on-demand training portfolio.
ANA Content Image Jeraul Mackey Jeraul Mackey Training and Development is a consultancy Jeraul created to help creative organizations implement equity-centered processes in the workplace. Jeraul is a Harvard-trained facilitator who has worked with leading marketing and communications companies throughout the country.
ANA Content Image Mahzarin Banaji, Ph.D. Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics; Harvard University
ANA Content Image John Mancuso John Mancuso, ANA Instructor, founded Authentic Communication Matters (ACM), which serves clients in a diverse set of industries. ACM’s courses are customized and designed to enhance business continuity, strengthen professional relationships and guide clients into innovative ways to solve work-related problems.
ANA Content Image Jay Mandel After nearly twenty years serving some of the world’s largest Fortune 500 companies in senior marketing roles, Jay now channels that experience to help organizations and individuals deliver emotional and meaningful connections with customers.
ANA Content Image Nancie McDonnell Ruder Nancie is the President and Founder of Noetic Consulting, a marketing and advertising consultancy, based in Washington, D.C. Noetic partners with Fortune 500 clients, nonprofits and agencies to provide training, strategic positioning, marketing process and general marketing consulting. She teaches Strategic Customer Centered Marketing.
ANA Content Image Chuck McLeester Chuck McLeester is a marketing strategist and analyst with experience in a variety of categories including health care/pharmaceuticals, financial services, pet products, travel/hospitality, and publishing. He spent several years as a client-side direct marketer before moving to the agency side 25 years ago.
ANA Content Image Roderick M. McNealy 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. He teaches From Insights to Great Messaging, Customer Centricity, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Marketing Innovation.
ANA Content Image Caroline Mendez With 13 years of experience in the direct marketing industry, Caroline has developed a profound passion for aiding non-profits in optimizing their relationships with supporters and surpassing financial goals. Holding the role of Vice President of Client Services at SD&A Teleservices, she collaborates closely with a talented account team to cultivate enduring partnerships with some of the nation's most prominent names, including the ASPCA, Sierra Club, and Doctors Without Borders. Finding immense fulfillment in aiding these organizations in their remarkable endeavors, she takes pride in her responsibilities.
ANA Content Image Steve Moynihan Steve is the President of Moynihan Sales & Marketing Solutions, a consulting practice specializing in helping early-stage advertising and marketing technology companies with sales strategy, go-to-market planning, and frontline sales. His area of focus is on the data space, working with several solution providers that address different aspects of consumer data collection and activation.
ANA Content Image Temitayo Osinubi T. Osinubi is the Co-Founder and CEO of STEM Whisperers; a disruptive education consulting company built to replace the school-to-prison pipeline with Marketing Technology (MarTech) careers.
ANA Content Image Steve Palmisano 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. Steve teaches Media Strategy.
ANA Content Image Patty Radford Henderson Patty Radford Henderson is a senior strategist, former agency owner, speaker, educator, and startup founder with over 25 years of experience. She’s worked with Aveda, Thomson Reuters, Red Wing Shoes, General Mills, Northwestern Mutual, Shinola, and Medela and has held leadership positions at Target and Regis. Patty has a passion for sharing the proven frameworks she’s developed throughout her career and has been a speaker and educator since 2008. Her areas of expertise lie in brand building, content strategy, integrated marketing planning, and the omnichannel customer experience.
ANA Content Image Stan Phelps Stan Phelps, CSP® is the founder of StanPhelpsSpeaks.com, a consultancy that works with organizations to win the hearts of their customers and employees. He is also a TEDx Speaker, the author of 18 books, and a former Forbes contributor. His work today is focused on the value of customer experience as a competitive differentiator and the importance of employee engagement in building a strong corporate culture.
ANA Content Image Matt Prohaska Matt Prohaska, CEO and Principal, heads Prohaska Consulting’s efforts to help clients navigate digital and programmatic change. More than 100 clients globally have chosen the organization for its strategic guidance, project leadership and training. Matt teaches Harnessing the Power of Programmatic.
ANA Content Image Michael Quinn Michael has built agencies by winning pitches, both on-staff and as an agency founder, for over 20 years. Today, he teaches practical skills and offers insight based on experience, ongoing industry research and recent conversations about pitching with senior corporate decision-makers.
ANA Content Image Jean Marc Rejaud Accomplished marketing executive and consultant, Jean Marc Rejaud is a Full-Time Professor and Assistant Chair in the Advertising and Marketing Communications Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology where he teaches and researches new trends-best practices in Shopper Marketing, Fashion Marketing, Digital & Social Marketing, and Global Marketing.
ANA Content Image Ernan Roman Mr. Roman is recognized as an industry pioneer. He was recently inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame for his pioneering work in creating three transformational methodologies: Integrated Direct Marketing, Opt-In Marketing, and Voice of Customer Relationship Research.
ANA Content Image Natalie Ross Natalie is a seasoned branding professional, having worked at the world’s leading branding firms, Interbrand and Landor, as a marketing professional within Fortune 500 companies including MasterCard and JP Morgan Chase, and as a Principal and Managing Partner at FullSurge, her strategic brand and marketing consultancy created to help build brands the world can’t live without.
ANA Content Image Andrea B. Ruskin Andrea is a Strategic Consultant and Partner at Blum Consulting Partners who works with marketers to implement workflow that drives a more creative, effective, and strategic process.
ANA Content Image Dr. Devyani Sadh As CEO at Data Square, Dr. Sadh, has successfully spearheaded numerous programs for CRM and Data Infrastructures, Hygiene, BI, Predictive Analytics, Digital Integration, Campaign Management, Marketing Automation and CRM Strategy consulting for clients such as Adobe, Cisco, IBM, The Jones Group, JP Morgan Chase, Kraft General Foods, Red Door Spas, Oppenheimer Funds, Sony and USTA.
ANA Content Image Nicole Sebree-Henry A marketing professional with 20 years of experience, Nicole Sebree-Henry has managed advertising campaigns and leveraged visibility for Fortune 500 brands including Ford Motor Company, FedEx, and Caesars Entertainment.
ANA Content Image Rebecca Shapalis Rebecca joined Avalon after 10 years with Production Solutions, a direct mail implementation firm. Her extensive experience, deep knowledge, and wide range of skills, including in project management, strategy, and quality assurance, have been instrumental in helping Avalon’s clients control costs and increase revenues.
ANA Content Image Dina Shapiro Dina Shapiro is the founder of Yorkville Consulting. She is a member of the ANA Faculty with more than 20 years of marketing experience ranging across internal and external stakeholders and touchpoints. Dina teaches Elevating Your Creative, Optimizing Agency Relations, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Integrating Across the Organization.
ANA Content Image Cord Silverstein Cord Silverstein, a distinguished digital marketing strategist with over two decades of experience, has been at the forefront of integrating AI into marketing, revolutionizing how marketing teams compete in their industry. His dual expertise from client and agency perspectives has crafted his unique approach, making him a pivotal figure in driving success for numerous Fortune 500 brands, including Lenovo, BlackRock, Nationwide, EY, and Siemens.
ANA Content Image Nancy Smith Nancy Smith is President and CEO of Analytic Partners Inc., a global marketing analytics consultancy and technology company that she founded in 2000. Analytic Partners provides results-driven analytics, consulting and proprietary technology to provide data driven marketing solutions including marketing mix modeling and multi-touch attribution. Nancy focuses her organization to look beyond just measuring marketing ROI to driving change for AP clients with forward-looking, predictive insights.
ANA Content Image George Stenitzer George Stenitzer founded Crystal Clear Communications in 2014 to create inventive answers to marketing challenges. The Content Marketing Institute named George Content Marketer of the Year and BtoB magazine twice named him a Best Marketer. George teaches Content Marketing.
ANA Content Image Ruth Stevens Ruth P. Stevens consults on customer acquisition and retention, specializing in B2B markets. She advises companies on go-to-market strategy, sales lead generation, customer and prospect data, content marketing and ABM. Crain’s BtoB magazine named Ruth one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Marketing.
ANA Content Image Lauren Stradley Lauren is Senior Strategy Consultant at Noetic Consulting, a marketing and advertising consultancy, based in Washington, D.C. Noetic partners with Fortune 500 clients, nonprofits and agencies to provide training, strategic positioning, marketing process and general marketing consulting. Lauren teaches Strategic Customer Centered Marketing.
ANA Content Image Emily Sullivan Emily Sullivan is a Sustainability Strategist within Barkley’s Purpose and Sustainability practice,  supporting Barkley’s B Corp certification and “Add Good” impact strategy. She carries a unique combination of managing cross-functional projects with professional expertise in product development, digital marketing, and corporate social responsibility across businesses, corporate foundations, and nonprofit organizations.
ANA Content Image Sunny Tsai, Ph.D. Professor, Department Chair of Strategic Communication; University of Miami
ANA Content Image Susan Dobscha, Ph.D. Marketing Professor, Bentley University
ANA Content Image Syeda Ammara Abedi Syeda Ammara Abedi, Founder & Principal Consultant of Ammentic Enterprises, LLC, is an organizational psychologist and an executive and leadership coach. She teaches organizational psychology to graduating seniors at the University of Houston-Clear Lake and has been working with executives from different industries over the last decade.
ANA Content Image Jeff Thomas With over 25 years of work experience in direct marketing, I am a seasoned leader in business development, sales, and customer service. I currently work as the Director of Business Development at RWT Production, where I oversee the strategic growth and expansion of the company's services and client base.
ANA Content Image Transparent Partners Transparent Partners is an independent marketing technology and data consulting firm. They identify the unique mix of data, technology, and operational processes that empower brands to thrive in the ever-changing marketing landscape.
ANA Content Image Connor Trombley Connor Trombley is the Chief Strategy Officer of Detroit Podcast Studios, a turnkey production agency that helps global brands build, launch, and scale corporate podcasts to drive customer engagement, amplify marketing effectiveness, and maximize ROI.
ANA Content Image Tyrha Lindsey-Warren, Ph.D., MBA Managing Director at L.A.I. Communications // Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing at Baylor University
ANA Content Image Marc Vermut Marc Vermut, VP, Market Strategy, is responsible for Neustar’s Retail practice, helping brands make better, data-driven marketing investment decisions. He previously was responsible for deploying Neustar Marketing Solutions across identity, segmentation, activation and measurement, and delivering strategic insights to senior management.
ANA Content Image Veronica Romney Veronica Romney is a 16+ year marketing leadership expert, international speaker, podcast host, and the proud creator of the Rainmaker Residency™ programs. As a former Speaker and Trainer for Tony Robbins and Dean Graziosi, Chief of Staff at BossBabe, Director of Marketing Suite Products for a $2B evaluated software company, and former Marketing Agency Owner, she’s had the privilege of witnessing the marketing industry's evolution firsthand from every angle possible.
ANA Content Image Renee Walker Renée T. Walker is an award-winning brand, marketing and communications executive who honed her expertise through executive positions with multimillion and billion-dollar brands in the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
ANA Content Image Jim Wallace Jim has over 25-years’ experience as an award-winning global marketer and consultant with deep expertise in marketing operations, agency management, and marketing communications. Jim works with Blum on in-house and external agency operations, in-house agency valuation, agency and client operating models and processes such as evaluations, compensation, and production models.
ANA Content Image Alan Weber Alan Weber is the current Principal of the Data to Strategy Group with broad experience in database marketing, sales, and service, working in both large and small companies as well as for nonprofit organizations.
ANA Content Image Ted Wright Ted Wright has been at the forefront of word of mouth marketing since he helped reignite the Pabst Blue Ribbon brand in 2000. A 20-year marketing veteran and an alumnus of Booz Allen Hamilton, Ted also holds an M.B.A. with honors from The University of Chicago.
ANA Content Image Kaiser Yang Kaiser is the CEO of Platypus Labs, helping organizations unlock their innovation potential so that they can outpunch the competition and drive measurable business growth. Kaiser is an ANA Faculty member who has gained client-side experience working at Fortune 500 companies.
ANA Content Image Erin Yasgar Erin Yasgar’s reputation for innovation and breadth of knowledge inform her work as Prohaska Consulting’s Global Buyer Strategy Team Lead. In this role, she helps buy-side clients – brands and agencies – navigate the complexities of the programmatic buying landscape.
ANA Content Image Raquelle Zuzarte Raquelle M. Zuzarte is an award-winning global marketing leader, who has led successful brand campaigns at Johnson & Johnson, P&G, Washington Post, Accenture, CBS, Time Warner and Charter.