10th Annual Rising Stars Awards

Read about the 2016 Rising Stars here - Click each photo or name below:

Kathryn Apte

Kathryn Apte
Global Director,
Consumer Product Marketing
@katapt | @twitter

Josh Blacksmith

Josh Blacksmith
SVP, Group Management Director
FCB Chicago
@joshblacksmith | @fcbchi

Brody Clemmer

Brody Clemmer
Chief Innovation Officer
@brodyclemmer | @n2growth

Erica DePalma

Erica DePalma
VP, Digital Marketing
Media Horizons
@EricaDePalma | @MediaHorizons

Jeannie Green

Jeannie Green
VP, Data Solutions
(CPG and NonProfit)

Marta Velasco

Marta Velasco
VP Marketing and Business Development
JDC Healthcare Management
@MartaVelasko | @JeffersonCares

Now in its 10th year, the Rising Stars Awards raise the bar for excellence.  Each of the Rising Stars is judged by a panel of Marketing EDGE Board of Trustees members, with criteria that include:

  • works in the marketing field;
  • is 40 years of age or younger;
  • is disrupting the status quo and changing the way they introduce marketing activities, while reporting significant business results for their organization… and those they serve;
  • has achieved outstanding results in the field of marketing, which distinguish him/her as a leader in the field;
  • has a record of remarkable charitable service and/or mentoring support that demonstrates a commitment to giving back to the community; and
  • is recognized among peers for unparalleled service, such as mentoring young professionals, contributions or commitment to further education among students and peers, to name a few.


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