2022 Under 40 Midwest - Brand Innovators

2022 Under 40 Midwest

Brand Innovators Announces Tenth 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 2022:

  • Molly Madson, Social Media Senior Strategist, 3M
  • Michael Abata, Director Growth Partnerships, CAMP
  • Natalie Gregerson, Assistant Vice President, Marketing, Capitol Bank
  • Alex Birchmeier, Media Strategy Director, Conagra 
  • Zach Berliner, Senior Director, Sponsorships, Lifestyle & Experiential Marketing, Constellation Brands
  • Rae Wang, Director of Treat Marketing, Dairy Queen
  • Mark Messing, Vice President of Digital Experience & Loyalty, Domino’s
  • John Hughes, Director of Media, Domino’s
  • Andrea Schwenk, Chief Marketing Officer, Egglife Foods
  • Olivia Ross, Senior Digital Marketing Manager, El Pollo Loco
  • Stephanie Maresh, Associate Vice President, Lilly Marketing Institute, Eli Lilly
  • Liz Mella, Senior Brand Manager, Farmer’s Fridge
  • Lauren Ruis, Senior Manager, Shopper Strategy & Planning, Ferrara
  • Catherine Berger, Senior Director, Strategic Growth Projects, Ferrara
  • KC Glaser, Senior Manager, Brand Experience, Loyalty, General Mills
  • Chelsea McDonald, Senior Global Media Strategist, Groupon
  • Erica Jones, Senior Manager, Cultural & Inclusive Marketing, Kellogg Company
  • Britt Williams, Director, Portfolio Marketing – Portable Wholesome Snacks – Away from Home, NA, Kellogg Company
  • Jaime Oesch, Director eCommerce Direct to Consumer, Kellogg Company
  • Alan Kleinerman, Marketing Director – Head of North America Disruptive Innovation, The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Eric Mills, Associate Director, Innovation, The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Samantha Mills, Associate Director, Brand Communications, The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Katie Hepler, Director, Office of the CMO, Life Time Inc
  • Drew Brinckerhoff, Marketing Director – Ben’s Orginal, North America, Mars
  • Travis McGlasson, Director eCommerce & Digital Marketing, Maui Jim Sunglasses
  • Bryce Boothby, Director of Global Marketing Technology, McDonald’s
  • Jen DelVecchio, Senior Director, Global Campaigns & Alliances, McDonald’s
  • Justine Stauffer, Director of Marketing Transformation, Molson Coors
  • Meredith Diehn, Senior Director Equity & Communication, Perfect Snacks 
  • Bryan Waddell, Brand Marketing Manager – Hot Pockets, Nestlé
  • Breanna Kelley, Senior Manager Social Media Marketing, Nestlé
  • Holly Spaeth, Vice President, Corporate Branding & Partnerships, Polaris
  • Erin Griffin, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Riddell
  • Greg Herman, Director of Marketing and Experience, Loyalty (Target Circle), Target
  • Julia Low, Senior Brand Director, Tropicana
  • Cory Sexson, Senior Director, Innovation, Tropicana
  • Eric Acevedo, Digital Product Manager, Ulta Beauty
  • Katie Casey, Director, Brand Marketing, Walgreens
  • Sam Lev, Director, Enterprise Planning, Media and Performance, Walgreens
  • Mitchell Cooper, Brand Manager – KitchenAid Small Appliances, Whirlpool Corporation