2018 Under 40 Southeast - Brand Innovators

2018 Under 40 Southeast

Brand Innovators Announces Annual List Of ’40 Under 40′ Brand Marketers In The South U.S.

ATLANTA, Friday, August 3, 2018– Brand Innovators has announced its sixth annual list of “40 Under 40” brand marketers in the South U.S. The group was honored during a VIP reception at Porsche Experience Center, on the afternoon of Friday, July 20, during the 1st annual Brand Innovators Brand Week Atlanta, July 19-20

“We’re thrilled to honor these talented marketing executives, whose work is among the most innovative in the world. Through them, we’re getting a first look at how brand marketing is likely to be done for years to come,” added Marc Sternberg, co-founder of Brand Innovators.

Honorees were nominated by the Brand Innovators community which includes more than 25,000 brand side marketers across the US, Canada and UK. Winners were then selected by the Brand Innovators editorial team based on their professional accomplishments, expertise in leveraging digital media and emerging advertising technology platforms and a drive to continually keep their respective brands on the cutting edge of innovation.

Following is the Brand Innovators ’40 Under 40′ South Class of 2018

  • Megan Matlock, Director of Media Planning, AT&T
  • Narcis Alikhani, Sr. Manager, Advertising & Promotions, Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena
  • Jaryd Wilson, Manager, Social Media Content, Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Erica Hughes, Integrated Media, Chick-fil-A
  • Andrew Milner, Digital Marketing Manager, Chili’s
  • James Cuthbert, Senior Brand Manager – Multicultural Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Chris Hawk, Senior Manager, Connections Investment Performance, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Kyle Lebet, Senior Connections Planning Manager, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Jason McAlpin, Senior Brand Manager, POWERADE, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Darrell Franklin, Director, Digital Product & CX Strategy, Cricket Wireless
  • Jaz Atherton, Social Media & Content, Delta Air Lines
  • Adelyn Biedenbach, Director of Communications, Digital Media, Florida Panthers Hockey Club
  • Victoria Nielsen, Senior Manager, Social + Digital Strategy, Schlotzsky’s, FOCUS Brands
  • Alessandra Antenucci, Global Brand Marketing Director, Fossil
  • Ashwin Nathan, Vice President, Digital Strategy & Marketing, H-E-B
  • Sabrina Callahan, Director, Social Media Planning & Integration, Hilton
  • Danielle Cartwright, Senior Manager, Destination Marketing, Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Sara Hernandez, Marketing Manager, Hilton Atlanta
  • Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Sr. Director, HR Digital Strategy, Hilton
  • Ash Duvernois, Sr. E-Commerce Manager, Honey Baked Ham
  • Lindsay Carroll, Senior Marketing Manager, Campaign Management & Planning, IHG
  • Jade Leet, Global Director of Brand Marketing and Commercial Performance, Holiday Inn, IHG
  • Ray Ramdin, Director of eCommerce, Spirit Airlines
  • Sara Zwolski, Manager Manager, McDonald’s
  • Elizabeth Gadaleta, Media Supervisor, Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Ryan Johnson, Brand Strategy Lead, Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Merry Mac Miller, Digital Ownership Program Lead, Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Amarena Diaz, Director, Digital Marketing, Mizuno USA
  • Evan Parker, Managing Director, Series Marketing & Content Strategy, NASCAR
  • Paul LaPointe, Senior Manager, Consumer Experience, Newell Brands
  • Brittney Williams, Senior Global Brand Manager, Marketing Activation – Food Division, Newell Brands
  • Kimberly Hogg, Marketing Manager, Southeast Region, PepsiCo
  • Amanda Corral, Senior Marketing Manager – Portfolio Media & Analytics | Frito Lay, PepsiCo
  • Jessica Black, Luxury Travel Manager, Porsche Cars North America
  • Amanda Brodzik, Digital & Relationship Marketing, Porsche Cars North America
  • Hagan Oschner, Senior Manager, Customer Acquisition, Spanx
  • Jessica Otero, AVP Social Media Marketing, SunTrust
  • Erin Everhart, Senior Manager, Media & Mobile, The Home Depot
  • Lisa Grimm, Director, Global Social Media & Influencer Marketing, Whole Foods
  • Stacy Lynn Bourgeois, Director, Customer Acquisition, Yum! Brands