Meet the BOG

Although the focus of the ECHO Awards is on the talent of the award winners, there is also a great deal of talent behind the scenes. The high caliber represented by the ECHO Board of Governors sets the ECHO Award apart.

Josh Blacksmith
SVP, General Manager – CRM, FCB

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning, Call for Entries

 

Tina Posey
President, Javelin

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning, Partnerships, Judging

 

Matt Sullivan
Managing Director, International ECHO Awards

 

Michael Cruz
Chief Content Officer, Drum

Working Groups: Branding & Positioning, &THEN/ECHO Gala, Sponsorship

 

Chet Dalzell
Senior Director. Communications & Industry Relations, DAA

Working Groups: Branding & Positioning, Profile & PR, &THEN/ECHO Gala

 

Karen Rice Gardiner
General Manager, Marketing, Retail Division, Smithsonian Enterprises

Working Groups: Judging, &THEN/ECHO Gala

 

Tom Harding
CEO, Infinity Direct

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning

 

Nancy Harhut
Chief Creative Officer, Nancy Harhut & Associates

Working Groups: Call for Entries, Categories, Sponsorship

 

Jessica Hawthorne-Castro
Chief Executive Officer, HAWTHORNE

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning, Profile & PR, Judging

 

Christopher Karpenko
Executive Director Brand Marketing, USPS

 

Alan Kittle
Global Executive Creative Director, Creative Services, Harte Hanks

Working Groups: Branding & Positioning, Profile & PR, Sponsorship

 

Joseph McConellogue
SVP, Search & Social, Midwest & West Coast, Reprise Media

Working Groups: Profile & PR, Categories, Judging, Sponsorship

 

Jennifer Monaghan
CMO, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

 

Mark Ogne
CMO, ZenIQ

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning, Profile & PR, &THEN/ECHO Gala

 

Chris Paradysz
Co-CEO, PMX Agency

 

Scott Pinkney
VP Executive Creative Director | Toronto, Publicis Hawkeye

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning, Profile & PR, Categories

 

Sean Reardon
CEO, Moxie, Roar and Zenith

 

Debbie Roth
Vice President-Sales & Marketing, Japs-Olson Company

Working Groups: Partnerships, Call for Entries, Judging

 

Brad Rukstales
President and CEO, Cogensia

Working Groups: Call for Entries, Categories, Judging

 

Mary Teahan
President & CEO, Qendar

ECHO Latam board representative

 

Joseph Voica
VP Sales & SRO, Harte Hanks

 

Andrew Wetzler
President, MoreVisibility

Working Groups: Profile & PR, Call for Entries, &THEN/ECHO Gala

 

James Wintraub
Creative Director, Express Scripts

Working Groups: Brand & Positioning, Call for Entries, Categories