Meet AMA Chicago’s Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

  • Leslie Marshall

    President

    Head of Experiential Marketing, Morningstar, Inc.

  • Shannon Lee

    Immediate Past President

    VP, Creative and Engagement StudioNorth

  • Chris McGuire

    President-elect

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

  • Ashley Schmitz

    Secretary

    HR Business Partner, Buildings Practice North America, Stantec

  • John Garcia

    Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer, NA, VMLY&R COMMERCE

  • Bonnie Massa

    Executive Director

    Founder & President Massa & Company

  • Board Members

  • Michelle Robin

    VP, Programming

    Executive Job Search Advisor Brand Your Career

  • Karolyn Raphael

    VP, Communications

    President, Winger Marketing

  • Lauren Banks

    VP, Membership Relations

    Vice President, Group Account Director at The Shipyard

  • Julia Parisot

    VP, Sponsorship

    VP Business Development, LoSasso Integrated Marketing

  • Kara Lineal

    VP, Strategic Relations

    President & CMO Plum Grove, Inc.

  • Donna Wiencek

    Director, Marketing Insights

    President and Founder, ISRCS – Innovative Solutions Research & Consulting Services

  • Dean Petrulakis

    Director, Sponsorship

    SVP Sales, Lake County Press

  • Kevin Davis

    Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Director, Marketing & Communications at Erie Family Health Center

  • Lidia Varesco Racoma

    Director, Communications

    Certified Brand Strategist & Marketing Designer, Lidia Varesco Design

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

    Member at Large

    Associate Professor, Author, Podcaster, Blogger and Branding Expert

  • Lauren McCadney

    Member at Large

    VP, Marketing Delivery, CDW

  • Josh Blacksmith

    Member at Large

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

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