Senior marketing and communications
executive with expertise in integrated campaigns, consumer and B2B marketing, corporate
communications, issues management, change management, executive visibility/thought leadership, content development, and social
and digital media
Entrepreneur who conceived of and built award-winning business
Seasoned and confident counselor; track record of leading teams to deliver complex projects
Strategic planning, integrated marketing, brand management, budget management, interpreting data and analytics, oral and written communications, leader, collaborator, creative, problem-solver, mentor, fast learner, listener, self-directed, hard worker.
Executive Vice President, 04/2016 to 10/2017Text100 － New York, NY
Turned around NYC office after four years
of declining revenue and profit. Added
Egon Zehnder, Corning, Panasonic and QVC, among others, resulting in
8% revenue growth and 10% profit growth in FY2017.
Made strategic hires across key growth areas and
restructured leadership team.
Worked with finance team to create actionable
reports and processes.
As member of the global executive committee, collaborated on global vision for agency and action plan to drive results.
Provided day-to-day counsel to clients: Corning, Panasonic, Cognizant, Xerox/Conduent, British Air and Harman.
CEO, 05/2005 to 03/2016Emanate － New York, NY
Envisioned and built award-winning $35 million Omnicom
DAS agency from ground up -- including value proposition, client business and
talent -- across four geographies: New York, Los Angeles, London and Munich.
Named PR WEEK Agency of the Year in 2010 and
CRAIN'S 2011 Best Places to Work in NYC.
Strategic counselor for entire client
roster, which included financial services, travel, food, health and beauty
companies -- Bank of America (BofA ML, Home Loans, Card, Small Business and Retail), Hilton Hotels, and Philips Consumer Electronics, among others.
Accountable for strategic vision, talent acquisition and
retention, senior client relationships, P&L management, agency marketing
and new business generation.
Partner, Associate Director, 12/1992 to 04/2005Ketchum － New York, NY
Volunteered to take on agency's
biggest challenges; each time exceeded client and company expectations.
Promoted rapidly from
start as Account Supervisor.
Consistently over-delivered against
individual and company goals.
Awarded PR Week Global Campaign of
the Year in 2006 for strategic program for National Geographic Society and IBM's
Genographic Project. Senior lead on award-winning work throughout tenure.
Broad responsibilities in flagship
office included attracting and retaining talent, strengthening and growing
existing client relationships, and leading new business efforts across brand
and corporate practices.
Part of leadership team credited
with delivering consistent, above-plan performance.
Bachelor of Arts:Art HistoryUniversity of Virginia － Charlottesville, VA
McIntire School of Commerce Summer Business Institute
PR Week Agency of the Year, 2010
PR Week Global Campaign of the Year, 2006
Multiple Silver Anvils and Awards of Excellence throughout