Ad 2 DC Steering Committee

Meet your 2018-2019 Ad 2 DC Steering Committee!

Ad 2 DC kicked off its new year on July 1, 2018 with a fresh crew of dedicated, enthusiastic Steering Committee Chairs. They’re looking forward to bringing another exciting year of events, networking and the annual Ad 2 DC Public Service campaign to its members. They’re always looking for more great talent to add to their Committees. To get involved, contact membership@ad2dc.org or email any Steering Committee Member below!

 

Larissa Kunes Martin

Larissa Kunes Martin
Chair, Ad 2 DC
chair@ad2dc.org

Larissa is excited to serve as 2018-19 Ad 2 DC Chair! Larissa is a Digital Analyst at SCOUT Bags in Georgetown. When she’s not crunching numbers and strategizing on how to sell more tote bags, you can find her listening to a podcast or crushing trivia in the Navy Yard. She’s looking forward to a great club year working alongside an excellent team of creatives!

 


Lisette Ortiz

Lisette Ortiz
Vice Chair, Ad 2 DC
vicechair@ad2dc.org

Lisette Ortiz is thrilled to be this year's Co-VP Chair of Ad 2 DC and help mentor and support each committee's efforts. By day, she is a Regional Communications Coordinator at Gensler, an integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm. There, Lisette spearheads the content development on project award submissions for all offices on the Southeast Region (8). When she's not collaborating with Design Directors across the region and designing content, you can find her supporting her Ad 2 DC team, walking her dog, salsa dancing or exploring DC!

 

Sean Carnell

Sean Carnell
Vice Chair, Ad 2 DC
vicechair@ad2dc.org

Sean Carnell is thrilled to join Ad 2 DC as an incoming Co-Vice President. Sean hopes to utilize his background in grassroots organizing and constituency building to grow and scale the club. By day, Sean works at MOSAIC as a Senior Account Executive developing digital marketing campaigns for clients.

 

 

Caroline McLoughlin
Caroline McLoughlin
Communications Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
communications@ad2dc.org

 

Caroline is a DC native who is currently residing in Richmond, VA. Her passions lie in all things advertising, copywriting, and social media. Caroline joined Ad 2 DC in September 2017 and has loved it so much that she became a co-chair of this year's Communications Committee. Bridging communication strategies with creative writing is just one of the things she loves doing most, as well as spending quality time with her cat and exploring Richmond.

 
Nick Zanetti

 

Nick Zanetti
Communications Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
communications@ad2dc.org

Nick is excited and honored to serve as Communications Co-Chair for Ad 2 DC this year. Nick is a Director at Definers, a public affairs firm in Rosslyn, VA, where he helps clients navigate a variety of communications and marketing challenges. Outside the 9 to 5, you can find him at a live music venue or traveling internationally as often as his bank account allows.

 
Brigitta Blair

Brigitta Blair
Creative Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
creative@ad2dc.org

Brigitta Blair is pumped to continue being Creative Director for Ad 2 DC this year! Her passion for storytelling through design spans mediums, from the interactive digital design world of web and app to the tactile world of print and sewing. When she’s not managing a bunch of talented developers and designers at Ironistic or making graphic designs for Ad 2 DC, you can catch her designing music pieces, working on a children's book, or collaborating on the next fantasy adventure.

 

 

 
 
Iyana Moore

Iyana Moore
Diversity Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
diversity@ad2dc.org

Iyana Moore is no stranger to 140 characters, having spent the past six years developing a unique blend of corporate, agency, and non-profit digital media experience. As Senior Media Relations Specialist at M-NCPPC's Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George's County, she manages communications efforts that support the recreation programs, facilities, and services. Iyana is also the owner and principal consultant of The Digital Media Studio, a digital media consulting firm specializing in social media management, content creation, and brand positioning. She’s excited to join the Ad 2 DC team as this year’s Diversity Chair and looks forward to creating new outlets for diversity and inclusion!.

 
Tatiana Delgado

Tatiana Delgado
Membership Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
membership@ad2dc.org

Tatiana Delgado is a Senior Coordinator of Global Marketing Programs at Brand USA, where she supports the execution of international marketing efforts that drive tourism to the United States. She’s passionate about travel, the arts, health, women’s rights, food justice, and of course, about becoming a better marketing professional! In her spare time, you can find her with a camera in hand, hanging with her beagle Daisy, or checking out an art exhibit.

 

Christine Flannery

Christine Flannery
Programs and Events Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
programs@ad2dc.org

Christine is a Marketing Communications Analyst at ICF, working in account services for energy clients. She loves planning social gatherings just as much as her day job and is excited to continue her role on the Steering Committee as Programs Co-Chair. Christine is thrilled to bring her passion for event planning to Ad 2 DC and cannot wait to bring more unique experiences to our members this year! Outside of work, she can likely be found hanging out with her dog, watching The Office or reading up on how to keep her plants alive.

 

 

Lizzie Anderson

Lizzie Anderson
Programs and Events Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
programs@ad2dc.org

Lizzie graduated from the George Washington University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and International Business and a minor in Sustainability. Her area of expertise is in marketing strategy, communications, experience design, brand innovation, and content development. Currently, Lizzie is a Regional Communications Coordinator at Gensler where she manages speaking engagements, content development, and events to promote thought leadership across the firm and in the market. She is passionate about creating unique, meaningful experiences, driving innovation, and cultivating relationships. In her spare time she can be found trying new restaurants, taking photos, exploring the DC cultural scene, or plotting her next travel.

 

Lauren Schild

Lauren Schild
Public Service Co-Chair, Ad 2 DC
publicservice@ad2dc.org

Lauren is elated to serve as this year’s 2018 - 2019 Public Service Co-Chair and, having served as Creative Director for Public Service in the past, is thrilled to be leading the charge on an exciting new campaign! Currently, she is working as a Video Production Coordinator for the vibrant and creative Yes& agency. Her area of expertise includes video coordination and production/post-production. She is passionate about being a spark for change and creating innovative works across a spectrum of mediums. Outside of the office, she can be found at a variety of DC’s theatres or experimenting with unique recipes.

 
Meghan Sauer

Meghan Sauer
Public Service Co-Chair, Ad 2 DC
publicservice@ad2dc.org

Meghan is psyched to be leading Ad 2 DC’s Public Service team this year! Just a few years ago, Meghan came out of Buffalo by way of Montreal, Canada, armed only with an English Lit degree and a dream – a dream to get paid to write and do creative work! She now helps create websites, ad campaigns, and many, many marketing emails for online degree programs as a copywriter at 2U, a Maryland-based education technology company. She can’t wait to see what the Public Service team can come up with this year and how it can help an amazing D.C. nonprofit.

 

 

 

 

Jacqui Balogh

Jacqui Balogh
Past Chair, Ad 2 DC
pastchair@ad2dc.org

Jacqui is honored to serve as 2017-2018 Ad 2 DC Chair and is excited to kick off her fourth year as a member of Ad 2 DC, supported by incredibly talented and creative peers. Jacqui is an Account Manager at the brand strategy agency The Gigawatt Group, where she keeps clients smiling and projects rolling. Jacqui loves creating in every form - with words, graphics, a hot glue gun, or a Kitchenaid mixer. She loves exploring the unique diversity of DC's landscape and events on her trusty bicycle.

Company: SCOUT Bags
Copywriter
Post date: October 4, 2018
Company: SCOUT Bags
Marketing Operations Coordinator
Post date: October 4, 2018
Company: Newseum
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Post date: September 24, 2018

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