We had a blast last night at our Holiday Party at Beat + Barrel.
Deciding where and how much to spend on local advertising can be daunting. With so many things to account for like, figuring out a message, coming up with an ad strategy, ad targeting, and measuring your ROI, wouldn’t it be nice if somebody put all the right people in the same room to answer your [...]
Lecia Brooks leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s outreach efforts on key initiatives and social justice issues. As outreach director, she frequently gives presentations around the country to promote tolerance and diversity. She also serves as director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, AL, an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding [...]
Heather Nelson has 27 years’ experience in the outdoor advertising industry. She has spent 18 years in Chattanooga as Account Executive, Team Leader, Sales Manager and National Sales Account Executive for Fairway Outdoor and its predecessors, Clear Channel Outdoor, Eller Media and Universal Outdoor. Prior to that she was employed by Outdoor Services Agency in Atlanta and Adams Outdoor Advertising in Charlotte. Heather [...]
Moderator Shawanna Kendrick currently is a Client Services Manager for the Brand Strategy team at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Her professional career includes agency work, public speaking, and television news. She is also a UTC alumni and proud Chattanooga native.
The National Speakers Association calls Vincent Ivan Phipps, “The Attitude Amplifier!” This is because of his high energy, humor, and interactive training style. Vincent is an expert communication coach, author, trainer, and speaker. His passion is helping industry leaders understand how attitude and communication skills impact relationships and revenue. Vincent has spoken in over 350 North American cities, and internationally throughout the United [...]
Leigh is the Vice President of Marketing for the southern division of Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast. In her role, Leigh works in collaboration with corporate leadership to establish and direct the marketing and communications strategy for her division, as well as impacting that of the full enterprise. Leigh is an active speaker representing Comcast Spotlight throughout the country, [...]
Tory is the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Chattanooga Bakery, Inc., maker of the world famous MoonPie. He’s been in CPG Marketing for 20 years with roles at Chattem, Brach’s Confections, and now MoonPie. He started his career in Corporate Finance with Wachovia in Atlanta where he spent 6 years and met his wife. He has three grown children and [...]
Jennifer has been an expert in the Media Research space for 22 years, working with local agencies and advertisers from Texas to North Carolina. Her career has spanned Tapscan, Arbitron, and now Nielsen, with a continued focus on how to make media research and consumer insights actionable for local agencies and advertisers. Jennifer leads a team of experienced media consultants that work [...]
Nat Measley, MPA is a proven and successful entrepreneur with a history of designing, building and implementing organizational process. He is an experienced and exceptional public speaker, facilitator, and teacher with a strong background in leadership in higher education, business, and entertainment. As the Global Director of Training and Development for The Fun Dept., Nat works directly with executives, decision-makers, and HR professionals [...]