Meet the Board

Meet the current board members of Ad 2 Madison!


Coley Lipp

President

Job: Marketing and Communications Specialist at University of Wisconsin E-Business Consortium

Cha Cha Girl EmojiWhat is your favorite part of Ad 2? My favorite part of Ad 2 is being able to network with the all the talented young professionals in Ad 2 locally and nationwide.

What do you love about being a young professional in Madison? What I love about being a young professional in Madison is getting to experience the city in a different way than when I was a UW-Madison student.

What’s your favorite emoji? Cha cha girl ole!


Kirsten Short

Vice President/Programs Chair

Job: Marketing Coordinator at Mead & Hunt

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? My favorite part of Ad 2 is getting to try out and perfect skills that I may not get to utilize from day-to-day at work. I also like being around others who understand what my successes and struggles are like and who can relate.

Laughing Crying EmojiWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? I didn’t grow up in Wisconsin, so when I moved here, I instantly fell in love with Madison. It is a really unique city with so much to offer young professionals. I knew as soon as I moved here that I wanted to stay for a really long time.

What’s your favorite emoji? The laughing crying face!


Lauren Simonis

Secretary/Treasurer and Fundraising Chair

Job: Digital Strategist at The Digital Ring

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? Being able to meet and get to know other young professionals interested in the same field as me. I also love that we get to use, or build, our skill set while helping out a local non-profit.

Upside Down Smiley EmojiWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? Madison has so much to offer from young professional organizations like Ad 2 Madison, to fun things to do like brewery tours, Concerts on the Square, the farmers market, Badger games, etc.

What’s your favorite emoji? The upside down smiley face!


Emily Kelly

Membership Programs Chair

Job: Digital Marketing Coordinator at Acumium

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? It’s a wonderful way to give back to the community, while getting the chance to network and become friends with other young professionals in the area.


What do you love about being a young professional in Madison? 
Meeting new, awesome, talented people in Madison.

What’s your favorite emoji? Blonde girl with the pink shirt with her left hand raised.


rachel-langeRachel Lange

Membership Chair

Job: Marketing Specialist at Dean Health Plan

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? My favorite part of Ad 2 is meeting young entrepreneurs with similar drive and passion in their careers. Ad 2 offers a great balance of educational and social events to grow professionally, while having fun!

sunglasses-emojiWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? Madison is an amazing place with amazing people. There’s such a strong community of young professionals eager to learn. It’s great to be a part of something that challenges me to better myself personally and professionally!

What’s your favorite emoji? The smiley face wearing sunglasses!


Alissa Pfeiffer

Web/Blog Chair

Job: Communications Specialist at CUNA Mutual Group

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? The people are awesome and the combination of social and educational events keeps things interesting!

Wine EmojiWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? I love being a young professional in Madison because I have so many creative, intelligent, and driven peers.

What’s your favorite emoji? The wine, of course.


Elisa Weiss

Email Chair

Job: Sr. Communications Specialist, CUNA Mutual Group

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? My favorite part of Ad 2 Madison is the doors this organization opens for personal and professional development. I am continuously learning more and more about the communications/marketing field and making some great friends along the way!

Winking Tongue Stuck Out EmojiWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? Being a yo-pro in Madison is the best – The community is small enough where you feel you can really get to know many of the young, brilliant minds. Plus, it’s fun! Always something to do, places to go, and new faces to meet.

What’s your favorite emoji? The winking face with its tongue stinking out!


Jenna Hillmer

Social/Creative Chair

Job: PR & Social Media Account Coordinator at Stephan & Brady

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? My favorite part of Ad 2 is meeting young professionals with the same goals and interests as me who have a passion for making the Madison community a better place. Along with meeting all these great people, you’re also developing professional skills that can be applied to your career. It’s pretty amazing!

Blonde Emoji with Hand RaisedWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? There’s always always always something to do and new people to meet. One of my favorite things about Madison is that it always feels so full of life, everyone is always so happy to be a part of the community.

What’s your favorite emoji? This one!


Amber Sandall

Public Service Chair

Unicorn EmojiJob: Marketing Writer at Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? Public service 😉 Seriously, though–when do young professionals have such a great chance to make a big impact on the local community, while gaining valuable experience at the same time? And, having fun!

Octopus EmojiWhat do you love about being a young professional in Madison? You can try somany different things and meet a wide variety of people–something new every day!

What’s your favorite emoji? I can’t decide! It’s between the little octopus and the unicorn, for sure.


Caroline Sullivan

Past President

Job: Senior Marketing Coordinator at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

What is your favorite part of Ad 2? I love that I get to know the members and the Board Members as friends and explore the Madison community and the great companies and people it has to offer!

What do you love about being a young professional in Madison? I love being a young professional in Madison because it’s a city where there’s always something to do. Champagne EmojiYou can get the city feeling and then go 20 minutes outside of the city and be in beautiful farmlands. I also think this city encourages entrepreneurship and new ideas, which is also a great environment to live, work and play in.

What’s your favorite emoji? My favorite emoji changes everyday, but I would say that one emoji that always stays consist in my life is popping champagne bottle. You should always try to find an excuse to celebrate something!

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