Meet AMA Chicago’s Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

  • Josh Blacksmith


    Senior Director – Global Consumer Relationships and Engagement at Kimberly-Clark

  • Chris McGuire

    Immediate Past President

    Director of Client Growth and Engagement at McGuffin Creative Group, Inc.

  • Beverly Moore, MS, MarCom, AMA PCM/CDMP


    Managing Director of ProGrace

  • Tony Blasco


    CFO, Zeno Group

  • Bonnie Massa

    Executive Director

    Founder & President of Massa & Company

  • Board Members

  • Lauren Arnold

    VP, Membership Relations

    Vice President, Group Account Director at The Shipyard

  • Shanita Baraka Akintonde, MBA, M.Ed., DTM

    VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    President & Chief Love Officer of ShanitaSpeaks LLC

  • Karen Hatfield

    VP, Programming

    Chief Marketing Officer (interim), Aeris

  • Sylvia Marten

    Director, Marketing Insights

    VP of Marketing and Communications at VNA Health Care

  • Lauren Nagys

    Director, Programming

    Director of Marketing, Smalley

  • Suky Lawlor

    Director, Communications

    Director, Marketing & Communications, M. Holland Company

  • Karolyn Raphael

    Director of Public Relations

    President of Winger Marketing

  • Joe Grigsby

    Member at Large

    Global Client Lead, VML

  • Meghan Hurley

    Member at Large

    Global VP of Brand for Claire’s

  • Gabriel Mitchell

    Member at Large

    President of Angel Flight Marketing Services

  • Tim Carr

    Member at Large

    Head of Marketing, Oracle Advertising

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