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AMA Baltimore Announces Executive Board for 2023-24

September 26, 2023 |
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BALTIMORE, MD – The American Marketing Association Baltimore Chapter (AMA Baltimore) announces its executive board for the 2023-2024 chapter year. The executive board is a group of volunteer leaders who are responsible for all oversight of the Baltimore chapter, including membership, sponsorship, programming, and other key areas for the organization. The 18-member board includes both new and returning members.

Incoming president is Keisha Clarke-English, who brings more than 25 years of proven leadership and strategic development skills to the role. Clarke-English is currently the director of project management in the Office of the CEO at Exelon.

“AMA Baltimore is a thriving chapter,” Clarke-English said. “I look forward to working with the rest of the board to continue to serve the local marketing community with programming, networking, and career development opportunities.”

Joining the board as president-elect is Marina Cooper, assistant vice president for integrated marketing and brand at Johns Hopkins University. Cooper will assist Clarke-English in chapter management and will assume the role of president in July 2024.

Past chapter presidents Christian Bielski, Joe Wagner, Dov Hoffman, and Anne Rubin will continue to serve on the board as vice president of membership, vice president of MX Awards, vice president of sponsorship, and secretary, respectively. Vice president of programming Katie Ballance, vice president of finance Phillipe Lerner, MBA, and general counsel Mark Edelson, Esquire, will remain in their roles for the coming year.

Seth Geller, who previously served on the board in several roles, most recently board member at large, will serve in the coming year as vice president of volunteer engagement. Kristina McKeaver, who previously served as secretary, takes over marketing + communications for the chapter as vice president of marketing and communications. She will be assisted by Amy Barley, who will serve as assistant vice president of marketing + communications. Nicole Haslip, who previously oversaw marketing + communications for the chapter, will serve as assistant vice president of MX Awards.

AMA Baltimore also welcomes new board members Dr. Sylvia Long-Tolbert, vice president of mentorship + professional development; Natalie Farrell, vice president of collegiate relations; Moni Oloyede, vice president of marketing technology; Lindsey Byroads, assistant vice president of mentorship + professional development; and Kelly Nowlan, assistant vice president of membership.

Past president Hoffman noted, “Having served in numerous active leadership roles for AMA Baltimore since 2009, I am absolutely thrilled and impressed with our new roster of board members. They are a best-in-class group of individuals and their diverse backgrounds, innovative ideas, and wealth of experience will bring fresh perspectives to our marketing, advertising, and creative community. I believe this dynamic team will propel our organization to new heights, and I can’t wait to collaborate with them.”

The members of the executive board officially assumed their roles on July 1, 2023 and will serve through June 30, 2024. The board meets monthly throughout the year, with additional committee and volunteer meetings held on a regular basis.

To learn more about AMA Baltimore’s 2023-2024 board, visit our Meet the Board page.


About AMA Baltimore

The American Marketing Association Baltimore Chapter is Maryland’s leading provider of networking, educational programming, and resources for marketing professionals. AMA Baltimore provides extensive opportunities for marketers to expand their networks, grow professionally, and learn about current industry trends.


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