Board of Directors

Doug Spong, Chair
Founder and CEO
The Doug Spong Co. LLC

Marjorie Kean, Vice Chair
Managing Director
Diversified Search

Susan Engel, Secretary
CEO*
Lenox Group, Inc.

Kurts Strelnieks, Treasurer
Vice President
Star Bank

Ami Miesner Anderson
Sr. Director Advertising & Media
CEC Entertainment

Jennifer Coates
Associate
Bowman and Brooke

Minda Gralnek
Chief Creative Officer
Minda Gralnek and Company

Matt Johnson
Partner: Creative and Strategy Director
GoKart Labs

Julie Krueger
Retail Industry Director
Google

Tim Moynihan
Director of Brand Marketing
Petco

Scott Pansky
Senior Partner and Co-Founder
Allison+Partners

Martha Phelps
Counsel
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Jen Swanson
Senior Director, Digital Product Management
Optum Consumer Experience Group

Max Holtzman
Emeritus
Founding Chair

*Former / Retired

Staff

Ann Ness
Executive Director

Ann Pifer
Chief Operating Officer

Carolyn Aberman
EVP, Corporate Partnerships

Bob Thacker
Emeritus Chair of External Relations

Nancy Alvarado
Director of Finance

Peter Erpenbach
Finance

Ryan Jordan
Program Manager

Melissa Hruza
Program Manager

Jaea Vang
Program Coordinator

Travis Wycislak
Graphic Designer

Shelby Pasell
Social Media Strategist

Devon Karbowski
Communications Associate

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