2021 Under 40 Midwest - Brand Innovators

2021 Under 40 Midwest

Brand Innovators Announces Ninth Annual List Of ’40 Under 40′ Brand Marketers in The Midwest U.S.

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′ Midwest Class of 2021:

  • Lisa Woodward, Director of Sponsorships, Anheuser-Busch
  • Jason Pirock, VP of Marketing, Aparium Hotel Group
  • Rachael Dillon, Executive Director, Global Communications and Influencer Relations, Aveda
  • Thomas McShane, Chief Marketing Officer, City Electric Supply Co
  • Erin Levzow, Vice President of Marketing Technology, Del Taco Restaurant
  • Christopher Thomas-Moore, Vice President, Media, Digital Marketing & Product, Domino’s
  • Kate Trumbull, Vice President Advertising & Hispanic Marketing, Domino’s
  • Sarindee Patel, Head of Event Production, Retail & Events Americas @ Dyson, Dyso
  • Lainey Johnson, Head of Paid Media, Ernst & Young
  • Sheila Conlon, Director of Digital Marketing, Evereve
  • Kathleen Murphy, Director, Digital Strategy, GivingTuesday
  • Kelli Nicolson, Director Global Brand Marketing & Social Media, Groupon
  • Andy Martinson, Sr Marketing Manager, Media & Strategy, H&R Block
  • Lauren Dubnow, Sr. Manager of Global Media, Measurement & Partnerships, Kellogg Company
  • Shannon Loritz, Senior Manager – Experience Planning, Influencer Strategy, Social Strategy, Kellogg Company
  • Laurel May, Associate Director, Ecommerce Marketing, Kraft Heinz Company
  • Emily Hartmann, Director, Brand Building, Kroger
  • Alex Tokatlian, Director Brand Marketing, Marco’s Pizza
  • Ashley Findlay, Marketing Director, Ben’s Original, Mars Food
  • Mary Vrancic, Director, Digital Marketing, McDonald’s
  • Guillaume Huin, Director Social Media, McDonald’s USA
  • Bill Cramblit, Sr Mgr Mkting Analytics and Optimization, Molson Coors Beverage Company
  • Megan Sullivan, Director, Global Digital Strategy & Prioritization, McDonald’s USA
  • Eric Wellinghoff, CMO, Nehemiah Manufacturing Company
  • Kelsey Postal, Director Brand Marketing, Panera
  • Michelle McAlister, Senior Director, Brand Marketing, PepsiCo
  • Ally Schnitzer, Manager, Real Time Optimization NA Media, PepsiCo
  • Dani Soper, Brand Manager, Perrigo
  • Collett Mazula, Senior Manager, Slingshot Marketing, Polaris
  • Steve St-Germain, Media and Digital Media Manager, Stellantis
  • Flora Ekpe-Idang, Senior Marketing Manager, Target
  • Jennifer Strecker, Social Campaign Manager, U.S. Bank
  • Katie Berry, Director, Agency Relations, U.S. Bank
  • Derek Russell, Manager – Global Sponsorship Activation, United Airlines
  • Melinda Frias, Sr. Director, Digital Insights and Strategy, UnitedHealth Group
  • Priyanka Rathore, Brand Manager – Kitchenaid, Whirlpool Corporation
  • Marie Cottrell, Brand Manager, White Castle System, Inc.
  • Emily Josephson, Associate Director of Marketing, Whole Earth Brands
  • Mandy Gove, Marketing Lead, Brand & Lead Generation, Ziebart