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Kevin Brucato

VP, Creative Operations | Prudential

Kevin is VP, Creative Operations for Prudential Brand Marketing & Advertising and Global Communications. He began his 25-plus years of experience at Bozell Advertising where he later went on to serve as a creative operations executive for other leading New York agencies. Kevin is driven by a passion for excellence. ...


T. Alex Blum

Founding Partner | Blum Consulting Partners

Alex founded Blum Consulting Partners to support marketers by providing informed, pragmatic industry perspective that supports their decision-making process. For the past 7 years Alex has worked with Fortune 500 brands on enterprise level strategic global initiatives to drive innovation in process and capture maximum value in the advertising production ...

Lauren Espiritu-Philson

Founder | Percent Gray

Lauren Espiritu-Philson is the founder of Percent Gray, a strategy and business operations partner for content creators. For Lauren, process is key - and over the years, she has worked in creative leadership and executive advisement roles with companies like USAA, Fuse Media, The Rockefeller Foundation, Gilt.com and BFA with ...

Charissa Messer

SVP, In-House Agency (ECS) Executive | Bank of America

Charissa is known for her innovative thinking and for the results she achieves leading Bank of America’s in-house agency, Enterprise Creative Solutions (ECS). For Charissa, it's all about using technology to deliver thought leadership, and channel strategies with speed and agility. Establishing an infrastructure to originate, adapt, and manage a ...

Travis O'Neal

Director of Creative Operations | Aquent Studios

Travis O’Neal brings more than 15 years of experience in the creative and marketing operations space leading in-house & agency creative teams for some of the world's most well-known and beloved brands including GoPro, YETI, UberEats and Patagonia. As the Director of Creative Operations at Aquent Studios, Travis uses that ...

Doris Petersen

Manager, Creative Operations | Petco

Doris is Manager of Creative Operations for Petco, a national pet retailer headquartered in San Diego. Doris leads a team of project managers and oversees the timely execution of all creative requests for the enterprise. With a background in art direction, she understands the challenges of remaining creative with the ...

Andrea B. Ruskin

Strategic Consultant & Partner | Blum Consulting Partners

Andrea is the driving force behind defining client goals and initiatives that support better production process. Having worked her entire career in advertising, Andrea is a masterful orchestrator who has a special talent for finding solutions that drive efficient production between multiple creative partners. Her unique skill set fosters collaboration ...

Shani Sandy

Executive Creative Director | S&P Global

Shani Sandy is a creative leader who believes in the power of design to impact business. She is the Executive Creative Director at S&P Global where she has implemented creative strategies impacting the financial information and analytic industry globally. Noted accomplishments include integrated advertising campaigns, website experiences, multichannel global rebrands, ...

Kate Sullivan-Green

Sr. Creative Operations Director | Pandora

Kate Sullivan Green is a creative operations leader with over 15 years of experience at a range of media companies, including SiriusXM, Al Gore's Current TV and ITVS. Her expertise spans every facet of original content production and distribution, including radio, podcast, television, independent film, events, and music. Kate is ...

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