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Dallas – Fort Worth Chapter of the American Marketing Association Announces 2005 -2006 Board Members
DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) June 3, 2005
The Dallas ÂÂ Fort Worth Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2005 ÂÂ 2006.
The Board consists of:
Jim David, President
Jim David is Vice President of Ussery Printing Company, Inc., a 50 year old Irving based printing and communications firm with 75 employees and over $ 10 million in annual sales. Jim holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Texas Tech University and an MBA from San Francisco State University. Previous work assignments have taken Jim to New York, California, Japan, Singapore, and England. In his spare time, Jim volunteers with the Contact Crisis Center and Junior Achievement. He is married and has two daughters, ages 11 and 14.
Kimberly Kapchinski, Secretary
Kimberly Kapchinski has marketing experience in the interactive marketing, education, civil engineering and television industries. She has expertise in creative, proposal and technical writing. Kimberly is currently performing freelance work.
Michael Gross, Treasurer
Michael Gross is a customer-driven marketing professional with over 15 years of diverse marketing, business development and finance experience. He has the proven ability to provide strategic leadership and tactical execution in developing and executing marketing and sales and strategies across a range of industries. This expertise includes Customer Acquisition and Retention, Lead Generation, and Public Relations. This has been gained across a range of industries, including Software, Retail, Public Sector, Financial Services, and Manufacturing.
Reagan Cook, EVP, Programs & Events
Reagan Cook is Manager, Special Projects for The Staubach Company. He has almost 30 years of marketing and strategy experience in the energy, utility and technology industries. Reagan also brings a commitment to increase the involvement of members and raise the relevance of events to AMA members in the Dallas Fort Worth area.
Stacie Bon, EVP, Membership
Stacie is an Account Executive at an advertising agency serving non-profit and faith based organizations with direct marketing. A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, her career began as Marketing Coordinator with responsibility for planning conventions and public relations. She then moved to Manager of Resource Development, managing the production of direct mail and marketing materials, which eventually led her to Director and reporting to the Executive Committee. Stacie enjoys professional development and participating in charity benefit 5Ks.
Denny Pelham, EVP, Communications
Denny Pelham has over 14 years in Sales and Marketing. He has spent the past two years as the Texas – Business Development Manager for ExactTarget, a global leader in on-demand, permission-based email solutions. Denny helps companies, agencies, and marketing service providers keep their customers connected to their brands, increase customer lifetime value, and increase revenues through highly targeted, relevant email communications.
Kristen Hajduk, EVP, Collegiate Relations
Kristen is the Business Development Coordinator at The MHA Group, a physician staffing firm based in Irving. As a past president of a business fraternity at Texas A & M University, she brings leadership experience to the chapterÂÂs Collegiate Relations position. Kristen views her role as Collegiate Liaison as a critical bridge between business students and business professionals and looks forward to the challenge of assisting young professionals in the transition from classroom to career.
Carey McMann, EVP, Marketing & Sponsorships
Carey McMann is the Managing Partner at 4theSME.biz, a strategy and research consulting firm that specializes in strategic marketing for small and medium-sized enterprises. Her specialty is strategic marketing and market analysis. She has worked with start-up and SME firms in healthcare (patient and physician satisfaction tracking), in technology (ISPs, hosting and professional services, and software), and in telecom (data networks and Wi-Fi). Carey is a member of the Board of Directors for BizNet Software, Inc. and serves as Treasurer for Captain HopeÂÂs Kids.
Jim Dawson, President-Elect
As President and Managing Director of Dawson Marketing Group, Jim develops marketing strategies and programs to support the needs of firms such as General Motors, Shell-Texaco, Anheuser Busch, Verizon, Harvard Medical School and others. He began his career in corporate marketing serving in roles with divisions of Colgate Palmolive, DuPont and Liberty Mutual. Jim is a past-president of the Boston Chapter of the AMA, the Boston Chapter of the Business Marketing Association and the Trade Show Exhibitors Association for New England.
Denise Shedrick, Executive Director
Denise Shedrick brings 15 years of marketing expertise to the Dallas Fort Worth Chapter. She has served on the ChapterÂÂs Board of Directors for the past 2 years as the Executive Vice President of Programs and Events. Denise is the Managing Partner/Founder of Beaux Cheveux, LLC, a distributor of exclusive hair and body products to the salon industry. Her marketing experience includes roles as the Vice President of Business Development for The Innis Company, a Dallas based Human Resources Consulting Firm and Economic Development Specialist and Master Consultant for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
About the American Marketing Association
The American Marketing Association is one of the largest professional associations for marketers and has 38,000 members worldwide in every area of marketing. For over six decades the AMA has been the leading source for information, knowledge sharing and development in the marketing profession.
About the Dallas – Fort Worth Chapter
Comprised of over 500 members, the Dallas ÂÂ Fort Worth Chapter of the AMA is the 13th largest in North America. The chapter provides a professional development and networking forum for marketing professionals in and around the DFW metroplex. With the leadership of the Board and the support of the AMA, the Dallas ÂÂ Fort Worth Chapter works to provide educational opportunities and professional support to marketers in North Texas. The chapter also plays an active role in supporting Captain HopeÂÂs Kids, a charity serving more than 10,000 homeless children across North Texas. For membership information, please visit http://dfw.marketingpower.com.
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