President & CEO
Ann is a brand and company builder. She learned the business during more than 20 years with some of the largest and most successful consumer products companies, like Kraft and General Foods, Campbell Soup, Black & Decker and Remington Products, where she was President of the Personal Care and Wellness Division.
Ann has a track record in and passion for new business and brand development and working collaboratively with business teams to create results they didn’t consider possible.
David & Aviva Buivid
Branding & Interactive Design
David & Aviva run a boutique brand development firm in NYC. They are card-carrying members of the digital generation and are committed to providing their services to businesses who are looking to make an impact on the market in a meaningful way. They represent a stable of talent that ranges from video producers to illustrators and graphic designers.
Kelley Connors, MPH
Marketing & Communications
Kelley is a Healthcare, Health and Wellness Marketing and Communications consultant and coach. As a brand-builder, health advocate, PR pro and digital health champion, she matched up healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies and wellness providers with leading edge practices and products.
China Sourcing/Import Specialist/Drug & Mass Channel Sales
Linda Harrison is a specialist in creating direct import programs for a wide range of seasonal items, across the drug and mass market channels. She works closely with Chinese factories and agents familiar with US business practices. She spent her early career as a buyer for well-known national retailers such as Bradlees and CVS, where she was hired to develop their first import program.
Leslie is a visionary strategic marketing professional with more than 25 years in marketing strategy and consulting, following 6 years in consumer products marketing. She specializes in creating insight-driven positioning, branding, portfolio, innovation and marketing strategies for B2C and B2B clients. She turns ideas into marketplace realities that drive meaningful business results.
Marketing & Communications
Karen is a marketing professional with a unique blend of classical corporate training and fresh, creative flair. Karen’s leadership consistently injects insightful strategy with an unexpected dose of creativity to drive businesses to the next level.
Andrea Van Dam
CEO, Women's Marketing Inc.
Andrea is passionate about helping brands grow, particularly in the beauty and fashion categories. She's been with Women's Marketing for 18 years, rising to CEO in 2014 due to her unrivaled knowledge of emerging and established brands and her customer-centric vision. Among the clients she's developed close—and fruitful—relationships with Skechers, Paige Denim, Urban Decay, Philosophy, Bare Escentuals, and dozens more.
WMI is the leading media strategy, planning and buying company for emerging and established brands. They offer a range of Fortune 500-level services, including access to insights, analytics, and deep media relationships, to help clients grow and succeed. Women's Marketing counts as partners most of the world's top media brands, ranging from digital and mobile to broadcast and print. Because of their aggregated buying model and no-fee services, they're the ideal partner for smaller brands trying to make an outsized impact.