Board of Directors

President 
Kim Theiss
VP, Portfolio Sales
Disney Advertising Sales

 

Vice President
Richard Roche

Executive Vice President, Client Strategist
Edelman

Secretary
Baomy Wehrle

Director of Ad Sales Turner

Treasurer
Jill Sylvester

Connect @ Publicis Media
Publicis Media

 

Assistant Treasurer
Maureen Glure

EVP
Starcom

Immediate Past President
Lizette Williams
Head of Cultural
Engagement
McDonald's

Director
Dave Cleary

President of Sales, Central Region
Microsoft
Director
Paul Dean

RVP Sales
NinthDecimal
Director
Josh Ehart

EVP, Chief Innovation Officer
Energy BBDO

Director
Fay Ferguson

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Burrell Communications Group

Director
Shaun Healy

Sr. Manager, Media and Digital Marketing
US Cellular
Director
Lisa Jillson

Marketing Leader
Arity
Director
Tina Justice

Client Planning Director
Viacom
Director
Dr. Rachel Mersey

Associate Professor

Northwestern Medill
Director
Marie Myszkowski
EVP, Managing Director
Spark Foundry
Director
Keevie Silvay

Global Client Lead
Facebook

Director
Rocco Smeriglio

Advertising Agency Development Lead
Target

Director
Jason DaWayne Smith

Sr. Partner, Managing Director of Digital Investment
Mindshare
Director
Susan Stefaniak

Global Managing Director
Ogilvy and Mather
Director
Kristian May-Stewart

Sr. VP Strategy Analytics and Research
Ten35
Director
Edna Uribe

Vice President, Director of Sales
Univision

Director
Joan Vivaldelli

Sr. VP, Director Talent Management

Leo Burnett

 

Director
Leslie Wheeler,
VP, National Sales, Central Region

Screenvision

 

 

Monique N. Bhargava 
Partner/CAF Legal Counsel
Loeb and Loeb
 

 

   

 

 

 

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