Terri Bartlett

Terri L. Bartlett is CEO & 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.


Marie Adolphe

Marie Adolphe is vice president of program development at Marketing EDGE. In this role since August 2007, Marie oversees the creation of programs and events aimed at college students interested in exploring careers in marketing.

Prior to joining Marketing EDGE, Marie served as director of human resources at the corporate office of Bookspan where she provided direction and support on a wide array of issues including talent acquisition and retention, management development and employee relations. Ms. Adolphe started her career at the Park Central Hotel where she worked in all areas of human resources including recruiting, training and labor relations. She has also held human resources positions at Adecco S.A., Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Federated Merchandising Group. Marie uses her interpersonal and management skills to enable the organization to achieve its mission to Educate, Develop, Grow, and Employ college students in the field of marketing.

Ms. Adolphe earned her MBA in Organizational Behavior from Pace University. She’s a certified Senior Human Resources Professional and holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in French Literature from the University of New Hampshire. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree from Northeastern University.


Stacy Connelly

Stacy is the Executive Virtual Assistant to Terri Bartlett. Prior to joining the Marketing EDGE team, she spent over 25 years as a legal assistant and paralegal working in corporate litigation and estate/trust administration practices. Stacy began her own virtual assistant business in 2018 helping established professionals and business owners with their administrative needs. She is a Founding Member of the Association of Virtual Assistants and actively involved in several virtual business support memberships.

Stacy has been married to her high school sweetheart for 27 years and has two sons and two dogs. When she’s not working, she loves to paint furniture, read, travel and spend time at the beach in Strathmere, New Jersey and Topsail Island, North Carolina.


Lourdes Mortel

Lourdes Mortel is Senior Director of Finance and Operations for Marketing EDGE. She oversees all financial operations including financial reporting, budgeting, and planning and is responsible for the management of technology functions.

Lourdes graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has extensive knowledge of the nonprofit industry having worked at several nonprofit organizations such as City Parks Foundation and The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. She served as Director of Accounting for DMA, where she oversaw the financials and played a lead role in year-end audits.

In her spare time, Lourdes loves to run and is a member of New York Road Runners.


Stacy Diehl

Stacy is the Salesforce Administrator and self-proclaimed “Protector of Data” at Marketing EDGE.

Before discovering Salesforce 8 years ago, she spent 30 plus years in various entrepreneurial endeavors specializing in Sales, Marketing and Sales Operations most recently as the Director of Marketing and Human Resources for a Salesforce implementation company.

After moving to Fenwick Island, DE Stacy decided to pursue a simpler life starting with her first Salesforce Admin Certification. With a goal of supporting Nonprofits utilizing Salesforce she adds another element to her support with her experience in sales, marketing and operations. She is a Founding Member of the Association of Virtual Assistants and is busy studying for her next Salesforce certification.

Stacy has been married for 35 years, has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. In her spare time, she loves to learn, golf and watch the sunset over the Delaware Bay.


Sonya Wurster, Ph.D. 

Sonya holds a Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia. She lived at worked in Singapore and Australia before moving to NYC. Prior to joining Marketing EDGE, Sonya taught undergraduate literature and language classes and undertook research in the fields of Classics and Ancient Philosophy. In addition to marketing, planning, hosting, and providing on-site management for the Cambridge Programme for Industry, she has organized numerous academic conferences in her field. Sonya plans to use her facilitation skills and ability to build deep working relationships with academics to support the development of innovative and scalable academic-focused partnerships, platforms, programs, events, and conferences.

 


Terri Herschlag

Terri is a Human Resources Professional with a passion for building and executing strategies for Career Services and Campus Recruiting functions. In her eight years with Marketing EDGE, Terri has developed and/or managed several EDGE programs including the Student Career Forum series (where she has markedly increased registration and attendance), First Generation Virtual Mentoring Program, and her work with sponsors in the Marketing EDGE Corporate Leadership Program (CLP) to help build talent pipelines for their intern and entry-level roles. Terri spends much of her time forging relationships with Colleges and Universities and has developed strong ties with Career Services offices across the country.

Prior to joining Marketing EDGE, Terri was the Career Services Director at a career-focused post-secondary school, managing a team of 10 recruiters; her previous role was at New York Life Insurance, where she spearheaded their corporate campus recruiting program. Terri spent much of her career at JPMorgan Chase, creating and managing campus recruiting functions for their investment bank and private bank, during times of dramatic growth, through mergers and reorganizations.

Terri graduated from St. John’s University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She is passionate about preparing the next generation of students for what lies ahead in their careers. Outside of work, Terri enjoys travel and is an enthusiastic New York Mets fan.


Kristin Lindrud

Kristin Lindrud is the Marketing EDGE Program Intern.  In this role, she supports the Program team and is responsible for the creation of marketing materials, building of outreach databases (including those for the EDGE First Generation College Student Initiatives), survey analyses, social media execution, and research.  Kristin has been instrumental in the execution of Student Career Forum and First 2 First programs.

Kristin attends Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and is working towards a Bachelor of Science in Global Business, Marketing with Consumer Insights.  In her internship just prior to EDGE, she was a Marketing Department Teaching Assistant, supporting a marketing professor in all aspects of preparation for three undergraduate courses, including developing curriculum, student assessments, and student mentorship, and supporting career development programs and execution of events for premier Marketing Scholars program.


Jamie Feinberg

Jamie Feinberg is the Development Assistant for Marketing EDGE. Prior to working remotely as a virtual assistant, Jamie spent more than ten years working in office and arts administration for small nonprofit organizations and businesses. In 2016 she hit the road, traveling the U.S. in an RV with her husband, during which time she's built an online business as a virtual assistant, assisting with writing and editing, email and social media marketing management, website development, scheduling, and other administrative work. She is a founding member of the Association of Virtual Assistants.

Jamie is a performing artist and educator who founded a theater company in 2010 and continues to perform and teach with her husband, Ross Malcolm Boyd, while traveling the country with their cat. She enjoys dancing, yoga, the outdoors and blogging about her travels and her adventures finding delicious homemade ice cream.