Meet the current board members of Ad 2 Madison!
Job: Strategic Program Manager at Tea Leaves Health
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Start getting involved right away! Come to our events or join our public service committee. This is a great way to get to know everyone and to get the most out of what Ad 2 Madison offers.
What’s your favorite social media network? Why? Facebook. I’ve used it for so long and now it gives me so much more than friends’ updates. I get my news, recipes and funny videos! I feel that its the all-encompassing social media network.
Fun fact: I once auditioned to be on the TV show Glee. Obviously I didn’t get cast, but it was an awesome experience!
Vice President/Programming Chair
Job: Digital Marketing Specialist at State Bank of Cross Plains
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Join Public Service! It’s not only a great way to help out our community, but it’s a great way to learn new skills or continue developing others.
What’s your favorite social media network? Why? Twitter. It may be an unpopular choice, but they have a great writer/author community and is really fun to follow live event chatter.
Fun fact: I love to write Young Adult novels!
Job: Account Coordinator at Shine United LLC
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Take advantage of the events. When I joined it was a great way to meet new people and I always learn something from each event.
What’s your favorite social media network? Why?I love Snapchat. It’s a fun way to stay in touch with friends.
Fun fact: I lived in Dublin, Ireland for a summer when I was 20.
Job: Marketing and Communications Specialist at Dean Health Plan
What’s your favorite social media network? Why? Instagram. I love looking at photos!
Fun fact: I grew up on a farm.
Job: PR Counselor at Revelation PR, Advertising and Social Media
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Get involved right away. There are so many opportunities to share your knowledge, whether it’s joining a committee or Public Service. Everyone brings something unique to the table.
Fun fact: I don’t like chocolate.
Job: Social Media & Interactive Specialist at Culvers
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? I recently joined Ad 2 Madison, and I’m so glad I did. It’s a really great way to meet like-minded young professionals in the Madison area and grow those relationships – both personally and professionally.
What is my favorite social media network? Why? Instagram. I loved Snapchat, but once Instagram Stories rolled out, I had the perfect excuse to spend less time checking updates on one app instead of three. I love storytelling through pictures and videos.
Fun fact: My extended family is huge – I have 44 first cousins!
Secretary/Treasurer and Fundraising Chair
Job: Digital Strategist at The Digital Ring
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Come to all Ad 2 events, not just the education ones! It can be scary at first to socialize and network with people you don’t know but you never know what opportunity is right around the corner and being able to talk to people in our industry is a valuable skill to practice.
Fun fact: I absolutely LOVE Wisconsin Badger Basketball! I never miss watching or listening to a game.
Social Media Chair
Job: Digital Specialist at The Digital Ring
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Have so much fun! There are so many opportunities to meet new awesome people – take advantage of them!!
Fun fact: My dog is the best thing that’s ever happened to this world. Follow her on Instagram to make your life better: @daisydoginmadison.
Public Service Chair
Job: Social Media Coordinator for Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Join the Public Service Committee! Everyone comes together to hone their skills, learn new things and create a meaningful project for a local nonprofit. Plus, you’ll have opportunities to network and form deeper relationships with Ad 2 members.
Fun fact: I am a great cook! I like to challenge myself by choosing random ingredients from the fridge or farmers market to create something new and interesting.
Job: Digital Strategist at The Digital Ring
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Actively networking at all of the Ad 2 events because you never know who you’re going to meet or how those connections can benefit you down the line. I actually got my current position after meeting my bosses at the Ad 2 Madison Birthday Bash in 2016.
Fun fact: I’m obsessed with my cat Monkey. I could probably talk about how adorable she is for hours.
Public Service Co-Chair
Job: Marketing Communications Specialist at UW–Madison Department of Biochemistry
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? Get involved in the Public Service Committee! It’s an excellent way to give back to your community, while also meeting new people and picking up new skills from others in the field. It’s a total win-win!
Fun fact: I grew up on a beef cattle ranch in Texas, helping out my father on horseback every summer while in school.
Job: Marketing and Communications Specialist at the UW-Madison E-Business Consortium
What advice would you give Ad 2 members? My advice to Ad 2 members is to get involved as much as you can. Whether it is being a part of the Public Service team or just coming to all of the events, the opportunities are endless!
What’s your favorite social media network? Why? While I rarely tweet myself, I love Twitter for quick news, tidbits and to check out what people are saying on trending topics.