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Bio: Terri L. Bartlett
|Terri L. Bartlett | President|
Terri L. Bartlett is president of Marketing EDGE. In this role, she oversees all aspects of the organization.
As the field of marketing continues its massive transformation, Ms. Bartlett is leading this nonprofit organization to take leaps forward to solidify its expanding position as the go-to source for education, research, career development resources and placement of workplace-ready talent entering this field.
Prior to joining Marketing EDGE in August 2006, Ms. Bartlett was the executive director and founder of the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF). There, she established core national initiatives, including The Toy Bank, the first industry-wide program of its kind, which delivered more than five million new toys to America's disadvantaged and at-risk children; The Power of Play program, a curriculum-based grassroots effort to ensure play opportunities for homeless children; and the National Play & Learning Initiative, a partnership with children's museums, serving children and their families in the nation's neediest neighborhoods.
From 1996 to 2003, Ms. Bartlett served as vice president of communications at the Toy Industry Association, pioneering proactive communications activities on behalf of the American toy industry.
Ms. Bartlett previously served as vice president for Robert Marston and Associates, Inc., where she created and managed consumer marketing communications programs for such organizations as The Dial Corporation, 3M and the National Forest & Paper Association. As a public relations professional, she also held positions at The Rowland Company and Ruder-Finn.
Ms. Bartlett holds a Bachelor’s degree in advertising/communications from Texas Tech University, a Foundation Fundraising & Administration certificate from New York University, and in April of 2015 she completed the Senior Leaders Program for Nonprofit Leaders at Columbia University, a unique and transformative experience designed to help nonprofit leaders. successfully develop their organization’s direction, policies, and programs — all while building an invaluable network of other nonprofit leaders.