Email Excellence Center Committee


Open to Client-Side Marketer members and Platinum/Gold/Silver members (MSP or Nonprofit) only

Purpose of this group:

In 2022, ANA Reports email is the single most utilized tool in the marketer's media tool kit with 84% of marketers reporting using email. Email - the now 50-year-old first “digital” media is experiencing a renaissance due to cookie deprecation.

The value of Zero Party data is rising, one report shows a unique email address doubling in value in the last year. Interests are shifting from email open rates to subscriber engagement insights - each predicated on the unique individual identifier zero party email address.

The new ANA Email Excellence Center (EEC) is the premier organization for email marketing professionals.

Members are integral participants in a community of today’s most influential players, movers and shakers in email marketing. Members network and knowledge share through our annual conference, committee meetings, webinars and offer online resources to foster community, drive excellence, and create opportunities for growth in the industry.

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Our mission is to be the voice of the email marketing community, and the source of knowledge and expertise for new entrants and seasoned practitioners.

Committee Leadership:

  • ANA Email Excellence Center Co-Chair: Matthew Vernhout, VP Deliverability, North America, Netcore Cloud
  • ANA Email Excellence Center Co-Chair: Karen Talavera, Founder and Principal, Synchronicity Marketing
  • ANA Email Excellence Center Co-Chair: Kelly Haggard, VP, Channel Innovation and Optimization, Synchrony

The ANA staff members managing the Email Excellence Center Committee are Bill ZengelDenise Adrian, and David C. Morgan.

We are a community to:

  • EDUCATE the latest trends and techniques through EEC-hosted webinars, reports, and events.
  • ADVOCATE ethical email marketing best practices and technologies through guidance and knowledge-sharing.
  • CONNECT with experts, thought-leaders, and peers in your field from across the globe.
  • LEAD through engagement and volunteer opportunities with EEC committees and projects.
Name Title Company
Kelly Haggard (Co-chairperson) VP, Channel Innovation and Optimization Synchrony Financial
Karen Talavera (Co-chairperson) Founder and Principal Synchronicity Marketing
Matthew Vernhout (Co-chairperson) Vice President, Deliverability North America Netcore Cloud
Katie Ackels VP Marketing Fitness Connection
Denise Adrian Director, Email Experience Council ANA
Patricia Alombro Sr. Brand Marketing Specialist, Bosch BSH Home Appliances Corp.
Amanda Andrasic VP/Manager - Creative Operations Manager JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Dawn Banning Digital Media Manager Badcock Corporation
Marc Blaskey   Wunderman Thompson
Marcibel Brizuela Digital Services Specialist AvMed
April Burke Principle Product Marketing Specialist Gen Digital, Inc.
Evy Camacho Brand and Experience Specialist TXU Energy Retail Company LLC
Keizzel Camacho Manager, Campaign Operations DocuSign, Inc.
Jose Cebrian EVP, Automobility, Travel, and Entertainment Merkle, Inc.
Hamish Cheng Coordinator, Business Marketing ANA
Ted Chi SVP, Digital Marketing & Media Strategy NBCUniversal
Charmaine Cirksey Manager, Digital Marketing Travel + Leisure Co
Lindsey Coombs Marketing Communications SAS Institute Inc.
Amanda Crosby Email Marketing Specialist IDEAL Industries, Inc.
Heather Curcio Manager, Email Marketing AARP
Jo Dahlen Solutions Marketing, Sr. Director Securian Financial Group, Inc.
Sonia David Vice President, Business Marketing ANA
Anna DeLeo Brand Marketing Manager Sonesta International Hotels Corporation
Jillian Dimoff Strategic Account Executive Cheetah Digital Inc
Michael Donnelly Executive Vice President ANA
Kim Downing Digital Marketing Strategist KSU Foundation
Ivey Evans Sr. Manager, Digital Content and Communications AFLAC, Inc.
Una Faller-McCauley Snr Manager, Email+Mobile Marketing Hilton
Jessie Fernandez-Garcia Sr. Email Developer Travel + Leisure Co
Kelly Flynn Senior Director, Member Relations ANA
Dan Gaddie Sr. Product Manager, Marketing Technology Humana Inc.
Ruwani Ganepola   Benjamin Moore
Claudia Garcia Digital Customer Manager Michelin North America, Inc.
Morgan Gertler Digital Content Strategist Valley Bank
Felipe Gonzalez Marketing AutoNation, Inc.
Noelle Goodman Director of Direct Marketing for Business AT&T Inc.
Aaron Grieser Manager -Customer Engagement Strategy Planning & Integration Disney Parks, Experiences & Consumer Products
Courtney Groth B2B Marketing Manager Realtor.com
Rosanna Hale Senior Manager Digital Marketing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Denise Higgins Senior Marketing Consultant Key Corp.
Steve Huisel VP, CareCredit Cardholder Loyalty and Growth Marketing CareCredit
Mandy Hummel Client Account Director Epsilon
Amy Hutchinson Brand and Creative Manager CMFG Life Insurance Company
Ioana Irina Director of Marketing Architecture, Automation, and Customer Relationship Management HP Inc.
Lindsay Isaacs Website Content Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Claire Kasaian Marketing Associate The KERN Organization Inc.
Erika Kelly Sr. Analytics Consultant The Principal Financial Group
Sampath Kummam AVP Synchrony Financial
Thaila Lagunero Specialist, Direct & Email Marketing Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.
Jonathan Lamas Senior Digital Marketing Specialist CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance
Tania Lopez International Marketing Coordinator Watkins Wellness
Suzanne Lowman Business Development Manager Iowa Student Loan
Hillary MacDougall Sr. Channel Marketing Manager Myriad Genetics
Jenny Maglio Director, Marketing Automation Laughlin Constable, Inc.
Daniela Malkin   Boehringer Ingelheim
Jennifer Manger Social Media Marketing Wells Fargo & Co.
Susan Marsh Communications Specialist Vision Service Plan, Inc.
Lindsay Massey AVP Marketing Victoria's Secret & Co.
Jacqueline Mary Massmann   Land O Lakes
Holly McClurkin Email Marketing Specialist Atria Senior Living
Sheila McGarrigle Marketing Communications Coordinator ShelterPoint Life Insurance Company
Clifford McGowen Director, Marketing Operations, Digital Nationwide
Alex Merkel Senior Marketing Specialist Mayo Clinic
Deepika Misra PMM AT&T Inc.
David Morgan Manager, Business Marketing Practice ANA
Kim Moseman Digital Marketing and Content Manager Crews Control Corporation
Allison Myers Prospect Communications Manager University of Phoenix
Christine Nelson Base Growth for Verizon Business Group Verizon Business Group
Kristin Nice E-Commerce Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company
Cynthia Nunez Advisor Dell Inc.
Matt Oglesby Data and Email Marketing Manager Visit Orlando
April Paige Marketing Manager AtData
Mayra Partida Web Specialist Community Health Choice
Ian Phimister VP of Marketing, Science & Technology Signet Jewelers
anthony piccirillo Director of Deliverability RXMG
Nicole Pinckney Director of Channel Strategy, Loyalty & Personalization CVS Health
Jaime Polisoto Brand Director FIFCO USA
Pratheep Raj Manager - Marketing QuEST Global
Judah Rinzel   WPS Health Solutions
Alexa Robbins Marketing Manager Customer Portfolios
Adam Rome National Advertising Manager U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service
Heidi Roy Email Marketing Specialist Joni and Friends
Jessica Ryan Enterprise Sales Director Data Axle
Erica Sabino Marketing Coordinator Pokeworks
Kim Saelee Sr. Marketing Manager, Production & Programs Everyday Health Inc. a Ziff Davis Company
Fran Salinas-Ryan AVP, Digital Marketing Designer Marketing Solutions Synchrony Financial
George Sayah Global ABM Email Manager Salesforce.com
Danielle Schneider Enterprise Email Program Manager Land O' Lakes, Inc.
Susan Seelbach Digital Manager, Email Strategy Children's Health
Zeba Shaikh Email Marketing Associate Manager RingCentral, Inc.
Marisa Smith CRM Manager (Department Head) E&J Gallo
Robin Smith Director, Digital Marketing Channels Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Tracy Smith Audience Engagement Lead Cisco
Shyleen Stogbauer Senior Creative Manager Sargento Foods Inc.
Donovan Stohlberg Director, Internal Marketing Agency Securian Financial Group, Inc.
Slava Stoycheva   Allstate Insurance Company
Kim Stueve Manager, Systems and Marketing Information The Bank of Missouri
Alexa Surmick Email Marketing Analyst Burlington Stores, Inc.
Taryn Talley Head of Marketing Position2
Sai Sushanth Vellampalli Sr. Analyst Synchrony Financial
Jessica Wade Marketing Associate National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Jason Walker Brand Manager Moist Snuff Swedish Match
Chris Wyatt Managing Director. Direct Response Marketing Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Judith Zablah Growth Manager Dragons Group LLC
Bill Zengel Senior Vice President ANA
  • Name

    Kelly Haggard (Co-chairperson)

    Title

    VP, Channel Innovation and Optimization

    COMPANY

    Synchrony Financial
  • Name

    Karen Talavera (Co-chairperson)

    Title

    Founder and Principal

    COMPANY

    Synchronicity Marketing
  • Name

    Matthew Vernhout (Co-chairperson)

    Title

    Vice President, Deliverability North America

    COMPANY

    Netcore Cloud
  • Name

    Katie Ackels

    Title

    VP Marketing

    COMPANY

    Fitness Connection
  • Name

    Denise Adrian

    Title

    Director, Email Experience Council

    COMPANY

    ANA
  • Name

    Patricia Alombro

    Title

    Sr. Brand Marketing Specialist, Bosch

    COMPANY

    BSH Home Appliances Corp.
  • Name

    Amanda Andrasic

    Title

    VP/Manager - Creative Operations Manager

    COMPANY

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Name

    Dawn Banning

    Title

    Digital Media Manager

    COMPANY

    Badcock Corporation
  • Name

    Marc Blaskey

    Title

     

    COMPANY

    Wunderman Thompson
  • Name

    Marcibel Brizuela

    Title

    Digital Services Specialist

    COMPANY

    AvMed
  • Name

    April Burke

    Title

    Principle Product Marketing Specialist

    COMPANY

    Gen Digital, Inc.
  • Name

    Evy Camacho

    Title

    Brand and Experience Specialist

    COMPANY

    TXU Energy Retail Company LLC
  • Name

    Keizzel Camacho

    Title

    Manager, Campaign Operations

    COMPANY

    DocuSign, Inc.
  • Name

    Jose Cebrian

    Title

    EVP, Automobility, Travel, and Entertainment

    COMPANY

    Merkle, Inc.
  • Name

    Hamish Cheng

    Title

    Coordinator, Business Marketing

    COMPANY

    ANA
  • Name

    Ted Chi

    Title

    SVP, Digital Marketing & Media Strategy

    COMPANY

    NBCUniversal
  • Name

    Charmaine Cirksey

    Title

    Manager, Digital Marketing

    COMPANY

    Travel + Leisure Co
  • Name

    Lindsey Coombs

    Title

    Marketing Communications

    COMPANY

    SAS Institute Inc.
  • Name

    Amanda Crosby

    Title

    Email Marketing Specialist

    COMPANY

    IDEAL Industries, Inc.
  • Name

    Heather Curcio

    Title

    Manager, Email Marketing

    COMPANY

    AARP
  • Name

    Jo Dahlen

    Title

    Solutions Marketing, Sr. Director

    COMPANY

    Securian Financial Group, Inc.
  • Name

    Sonia David

    Title

    Vice President, Business Marketing

    COMPANY

    ANA
  • Name

    Anna DeLeo

    Title

    Brand Marketing Manager

    COMPANY

    Sonesta International Hotels Corporation
  • Name

    Jillian Dimoff

    Title

    Strategic Account Executive

    COMPANY

    Cheetah Digital Inc
  • Name

    Michael Donnelly

    Title

    Executive Vice President

    COMPANY

    ANA
  • Name

    Kim Downing

    Title

    Digital Marketing Strategist

    COMPANY

    KSU Foundation
  • Name

    Ivey Evans

    Title

    Sr. Manager, Digital Content and Communications

    COMPANY

    AFLAC, Inc.
  • Name

    Una Faller-McCauley

    Title

    Snr Manager, Email+Mobile Marketing

    COMPANY

    Hilton
  • Name

    Jessie Fernandez-Garcia

    Title

    Sr. Email Developer

    COMPANY

    Travel + Leisure Co
  • Name

    Kelly Flynn

    Title

    Senior Director, Member Relations

    COMPANY

    ANA
  • Name

    Dan Gaddie

    Title

    Sr. Product Manager, Marketing Technology

    COMPANY

    Humana Inc.
  • Name

    Ruwani Ganepola

    Title

     

    COMPANY

    Benjamin Moore
  • Name

    Claudia Garcia

    Title

    Digital Customer Manager

    COMPANY

    Michelin North America, Inc.
  • Name

    Morgan Gertler

    Title

    Digital Content Strategist

    COMPANY

    Valley Bank
  • Name

    Felipe Gonzalez

    Title

    Marketing

    COMPANY

    AutoNation, Inc.
  • Name

    Noelle Goodman

    Title

    Director of Direct Marketing for Business

    COMPANY

    AT&T Inc.
  • Name

    Aaron Grieser

    Title

    Manager -Customer Engagement Strategy Planning & Integration

    COMPANY

    Disney Parks, Experiences & Consumer Products
  • Name

    Courtney Groth

    Title

    B2B Marketing Manager

    COMPANY

    Realtor.com
  • Name

    Rosanna Hale

    Title

    Senior Manager Digital Marketing

    COMPANY

    R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
  • Name

    Denise Higgins

    Title

    Senior Marketing Consultant

    COMPANY

    Key Corp.
  • Name

    Steve Huisel

    Title

    VP, CareCredit Cardholder Loyalty and Growth Marketing

    COMPANY

    CareCredit
  • Name

    Mandy Hummel

    Title

    Client Account Director

    COMPANY

    Epsilon
  • Name

    Amy Hutchinson

    Title

    Brand and Creative Manager

    COMPANY

    CMFG Life Insurance Company
  • Name

    Ioana Irina

    Title

    Director of Marketing Architecture, Automation, and Customer Relationship Management

    COMPANY

    HP Inc.
  • Name

    Lindsay Isaacs

    Title

    Website Content Manager

    COMPANY

    Georgia Department of Economic Development
  • Name

    Claire Kasaian

    Title

    Marketing Associate

    COMPANY

    The KERN Organization Inc.
  • Name

    Erika Kelly

    Title

    Sr. Analytics Consultant

    COMPANY

    The Principal Financial Group
  • Name

    Sampath Kummam

    Title

    AVP

    COMPANY

    Synchrony Financial
  • Name

    Thaila Lagunero

    Title

    Specialist, Direct & Email Marketing

    COMPANY

    Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.
  • Name

    Jonathan Lamas

    Title

    Senior Digital Marketing Specialist

    COMPANY

    CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance
  • Name

    Tania Lopez

    Title

    International Marketing Coordinator

    COMPANY

    Watkins Wellness
  • Name

    Suzanne Lowman

    Title

    Business Development Manager

    COMPANY

    Iowa Student Loan
  • Name

    Hillary MacDougall

    Title

    Sr. Channel Marketing Manager

    COMPANY

    Myriad Genetics
  • Name

    Jenny Maglio

    Title

    Director, Marketing Automation

    COMPANY

    Laughlin Constable, Inc.
  • Name

    Daniela Malkin

    Title

     

    COMPANY

    Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Name

    Jennifer Manger

    Title

    Social Media Marketing

    COMPANY

    Wells Fargo & Co.
  • Name

    Susan Marsh

    Title

    Communications Specialist

    COMPANY

    Vision Service Plan, Inc.
  • Name

    Lindsay Massey

    Title

    AVP Marketing

    COMPANY

    Victoria's Secret & Co.
  • Name

    Jacqueline Mary Massmann

    Title

     

    COMPANY

    Land O Lakes
  • Name

    Holly McClurkin

    Title

    Email Marketing Specialist

    COMPANY

    Atria Senior Living
  • Name

    Sheila McGarrigle

    Title

    Marketing Communications Coordinator

    COMPANY

    ShelterPoint Life Insurance Company
  • Name

    Clifford McGowen

    Title

    Director, Marketing Operations, Digital

    COMPANY

    Nationwide
  • Name

    Alex Merkel

    Title

    Senior Marketing Specialist

    COMPANY

    Mayo Clinic
  • Name

    Deepika Misra

    Title

    PMM

    COMPANY

    AT&T Inc.
  • Name

    David Morgan

    Title

    Manager, Business Marketing Practice

    COMPANY

    ANA
  • Name

    Kim Moseman

    Title

    Digital Marketing and Content Manager

    COMPANY

    Crews Control Corporation
  • Name

    Allison Myers

    Title

    Prospect Communications Manager

    COMPANY

    University of Phoenix
  • Name

    Christine Nelson

    Title

    Base Growth for Verizon Business Group

    COMPANY

    Verizon Business Group
  • Name

    Kristin Nice

    Title

    E-Commerce

    COMPANY

    Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company
  • Name

    Cynthia Nunez

    Title

    Advisor

    COMPANY

    Dell Inc.
  • Name

    Matt Oglesby

    Title

    Data and Email Marketing Manager

    COMPANY

    Visit Orlando
  • Name

    April Paige

    Title

    Marketing Manager

    COMPANY

    AtData
  • Name

    Mayra Partida

    Title

    Web Specialist

    COMPANY

    Community Health Choice
  • Name

    Ian Phimister

    Title

    VP of Marketing, Science & Technology

    COMPANY

    Signet Jewelers
  • Name

    anthony piccirillo

    Title

    Director of Deliverability

    COMPANY

    RXMG
  • Name

    Nicole Pinckney

    Title

    Director of Channel Strategy, Loyalty & Personalization

    COMPANY

    CVS Health
  • Name

    Jaime Polisoto

    Title

    Brand Director

    COMPANY

    FIFCO USA
  • Name

    Pratheep Raj

    Title

    Manager - Marketing

    COMPANY

    QuEST Global
  • Name

    Judah Rinzel

    Title

     

    COMPANY

    WPS Health Solutions
  • Name

    Alexa Robbins

    Title

    Marketing Manager

    COMPANY

    Customer Portfolios
  • Name

    Adam Rome

    Title

    National Advertising Manager

    COMPANY

    U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service
  • Name

    Heidi Roy

    Title

    Email Marketing Specialist

    COMPANY

    Joni and Friends
  • Name

    Jessica Ryan

    Title

    Enterprise Sales Director

    COMPANY

    Data Axle
  • Name

    Erica Sabino

    Title

    Marketing Coordinator

    COMPANY

    Pokeworks
  • Name

    Kim Saelee

    Title

    Sr. Marketing Manager, Production & Programs

    COMPANY

    Everyday Health Inc. a Ziff Davis Company
  • Name

    Fran Salinas-Ryan

    Title

    AVP, Digital Marketing Designer Marketing Solutions

    COMPANY

    Synchrony Financial
  • Name

    George Sayah

    Title

    Global ABM Email Manager

    COMPANY

    Salesforce.com
  • Name

    Danielle Schneider

    Title

    Enterprise Email Program Manager

    COMPANY

    Land O' Lakes, Inc.
  • Name

    Susan Seelbach

    Title

    Digital Manager, Email Strategy

    COMPANY

    Children's Health
  • Name

    Zeba Shaikh

    Title

    Email Marketing Associate Manager

    COMPANY

    RingCentral, Inc.
  • Name

    Marisa Smith

    Title

    CRM Manager (Department Head)

    COMPANY

    E&J Gallo
  • Name

    Robin Smith

    Title

    Director, Digital Marketing Channels

    COMPANY

    Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
  • Name

    Tracy Smith

    Title

    Audience Engagement Lead

    COMPANY

    Cisco
  • Name

    Shyleen Stogbauer

    Title

    Senior Creative Manager

    COMPANY

    Sargento Foods Inc.
  • Name

    Donovan Stohlberg

    Title

    Director, Internal Marketing Agency

    COMPANY

    Securian Financial Group, Inc.
  • Name

    Slava Stoycheva

    Title

     

    COMPANY

    Allstate Insurance Company
  • Name

    Kim Stueve

    Title

    Manager, Systems and Marketing Information

    COMPANY

    The Bank of Missouri
  • Name

    Alexa Surmick

    Title

    Email Marketing Analyst

    COMPANY

    Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • Name

    Taryn Talley

    Title

    Head of Marketing

    COMPANY

    Position2
  • Name

    Sai Sushanth Vellampalli

    Title

    Sr. Analyst

    COMPANY

    Synchrony Financial
  • Name

    Jessica Wade

    Title

    Marketing Associate

    COMPANY

    National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
  • Name

    Jason Walker

    Title

    Brand Manager Moist Snuff

    COMPANY

    Swedish Match
  • Name

    Chris Wyatt

    Title

    Managing Director. Direct Response Marketing

    COMPANY

    Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
  • Name

    Judith Zablah

    Title

    Growth Manager

    COMPANY

    Dragons Group LLC
  • Name

    Bill Zengel

    Title

    Senior Vice President

    COMPANY

    ANA