ANA Trainers


Nancie McDonnell Ruder

As the Dean’s Business Distinction award winner at University of Chicago, Nancie mastered the rigor of marketing strategy academically and has applied it successfully in business ever since. Nancie has over two decades of experience in marketing strategy, marketing training, branding and consumer research. She began her professional career at the Leo Burnett Company in Chicago, Illinois. For over a decade, she served clients such as Procter & Gamble, The Gap and Discovery Communications. Since launching Noetic Consulting in 2002, Nancie has provided strategic guidance to clients large and small, including AT&T, Georgetown University, Nike, Vail Resorts, Samsung Electronics and Discovery Communications.

Nancie is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she is an adjunct professor, and received her Masters in Business Administration at the University of Chicago. She is a Board member and strategic advisor for National Children’s Medical Center in Washington, helping to promote programs and raise funds for its Specialty Care Units. Noetic is a WBENC certified women owned business.