The ANA Email Experience Council (EEC) recognizes individuals who represent the best and brightest in the email marketing industry.

We are excited to promote and honor stand-out email marketers and campaigns.

Nominations are being accepted for the 2022 ANA EEC Awards until March 18. These innovative and shining examples of best practices and high caliber thought leaders will be honored at the 2022 ANA Email Evolution Conference on May 17. We hope you’ll join us at the Awards Celebration in cheering on your peers and mentors.

Below is additional information about our Awards Program and the 2021 award winners.

 

Stefan Pollard Email Marketer of the Year Award

Congratulations to the 2021 Stefan Pollard Award winner: Scott Cohen, Sr. Email Marketing Manager, Purple

2021 Award finalist: Ryan Phelan, Co-Founder and Chief Strategist, RPE Origin

 

 

Previous Stefan Pollard Email Marketer Winners

  • 2020: Sandra Cordero, Torrid
  • 2019: Kait Creamer, Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • 2018: Alice Li, Shutterstock
  • 2017: Genevieve Longtin, Sharecare
  • 2016: Jeanne Jones, Alaska Airlines
  • 2015: Alessandra Souers, JibJab
  • 2014: Zack Notes, UncommonGoods
  • 2013: Sal Tripi, Publishers Clearing House
  • 2012: Meg Reynolds, REI
  • 2011: Loren McDonald, IBM Marketing Cloud

"This award is an incredible honor, and I'm humbled to receive one of what is essentially the Oscars of the email marketing industry. I was fortunate to meet Stefan Pollard when my email career was in its infancy, and his wisdom and spirit are part of what drew me into an industry that is truly unique—where competitors become friends, and friends can really become family.

It's that spirit of continual growth, innovation, and comradery that move the industry forward—a spirit I hope I live up to in winning this award. I'm incredibly grateful to my peers, friends, family, and mentors who have helped drive not only my success, but the success of an entire channel and industry."

 

-Scott Cohen, Sr. Email Marketing Manager, Purple
- 2021 Stefan Pollard Email Marketer of the Year Award Winner


Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Award

Congratulations to the 2021 Thought Leader of the Year Award winner: Kath Pay, CEO, Founder & Author, Holistic Email Marketing

2021 Award finalist: Corrina Cohen, Marketing Automation Developer, Caleres Inc.

 

 

Previous Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Winners

  • 2020: Simms Jenkins, BrightWave
  • 2019: Matthew Vernhout, 250ok
  • 2018: Chad White, Litmus
  • 2017: David Daniels, The Relevancy Group
  • 2016: David Baker, Cordial
  • 2015: Justine Jordan, Litmus
  • 2014: Dennis Dayman, Return Path

"Winning EEC's Thought Leader of the Year Award is a tremendous honor. I'm overwhelmed, ecstatic, and immensely grateful. Our email community is unique in that so many of us share the mission to help each other grow and learn.

Being recognized for my work in these efforts is doubly gratifying, indeed, because Stefan Pollard, who inspired these awards, was my mentor, my dear friend, and my role model as a thought leader. I know he would be so very happy for me. Thank you so much for this honor!"

-Kath Pay, CEO, Founder & Author, Holistic Email Marketing
- 2021 EEC Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Award Winner