Chief Connector – Former Executive Marketing Recruiter turned entrepreneur, community builder, speaker & proud mom of 4 little boys. Laura started Marketers’ Community with the passion of bringing people together and watching the magic happen when you get the right people in a room together.
Chief Communicator & Program Creation – Arik is an independent social media marketing consultant who’s worked with Minnesota’s biggest brands for the last 25 years including General Mills, Sleep Number and Dairy Queen. He’s an avid connector, blogger, podcaster and adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas. Learn more about Arik here
Chief Marketer & Brand Strategist – Abby helps brands use social and digital marketing to enhance their positioning in the marketplace. She is well known in her specialized knowledge of LinkedIn, training individuals at ALL levels and job titles to grow their online presence including many prominent C-suite executives.
Roundtable Leader – As a former CMO (Anytime Fitness), Meredith knows the challenges of leading a marketing function first-hand. Meredith has turned her focus from evolving marketing in corporate environments to now helping marketers thrive in their space. She shapes and guides clients’ strategic messaging to both internal and external audiences through her consultancy, Storycore.
Roundtable Leader – Debbie has spent her career building brands with revenue-generating marketing strategies. Currently, she is the CMO for a Minneapolis IT services and technology company. With an insatiable passion for educating, Debbie advises leaders and marketers on marketing strategies, leadership topics, and specific situational marketing initiatives, like account-based marketing, revenue marketing, and sales and marketing alignment, to name a few. In 2017, Debbie was named an SLMA 40 Most Inspiring Leaders.
Social Media & Marketing Intern – Maggie is a senior at the University of St. Thomas majoring in Strategic Communications as well as minoring in Economics and Data Analytics. She is a natural storyteller and life-long learner with experience in marketing research, graphic design, and social media marketing. Regardless of the medium, she is passionate about solving complex problems with unique communication solutions.