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Meet Our New Board Member: Katie Obrecht

By Atlanta | December 1, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Katie Obrecht, Atlanta Ad Club’s new Awards Chair for 2022 – 2023! Katie Obrecht (She/Her) Awards Chair for 2022 – 2023 Senior Creative Director, Leap Creative What community initiatives would you like to see the Ad Club support? I’d like to see the AAC support more of a sustainability platform by adding a special award for best sustainable creative, inserting more or touting…

Meet Our New Board Member: Ally Pridgen

By Atlanta | November 27, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Ally Pridgen, Atlanta Ad Club’s new Sponsorship Chair for 2023 – 2024! Ally Pridgen (She/Her) Sponsorship Chair for 2023 – 2024 Practice Lead, Aston Carter In your opinion, how can we best support people starting out in the industry? We need to guide them throughout the career process in terms of interviewing, negotiating, managing expectations, and mentorship. Connecting them with people relevant to…

Meet Our New Board Member: Leonard Peters-Smith

By Atlanta | July 1, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Leonard Peters-Smith, Atlanta Ad Club’s new Board Member-At Large for 2022 – 2023! Leonard Peters-Smith (He/Him) Board Member At-Large, Atlanta Ad Club Board 2022 Creative Director, LPS Communications In your opinion, how can we best support people starting out in the industry? Atlanta Ad Club networking events provide personnel starting out in the industry with an opportunity to meet like-minded individuals who are…

Meet Our New Board Member: Phillip Jones

By Atlanta | June 22, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Phillip Jones, Atlanta Ad Club’s new Board Member-At Large for 2022 – 2023! Phillip Jones (He/Him) Board Member At-Large, Atlanta Ad Club Board 2022 Associate Creative Director, Blue Sky Agency What was your first Atlanta Ad Club event? What did you think of it? I think my first real event was the Atlanta ADDYs. I believe it was at the Fox. Having that…

Meet Our New Vice President-Elect: Savannah Brownlee

By Atlanta | May 18, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Savannah Brownlee, Atlanta Ad Club’s new Vice-President-Elect for 2022 – 2023! Savannah Brownlee (She/Her) Vice President-Elect, Atlanta Ad Club Board 2022 Client Partner at Undertone Why did you want to be on Atlanta Ad Club’s Board? When the Covid-19 pandemic moved us all indoors, I found myself missing the sense of community we have in the Atlanta advertising world. I wanted to find…

Meet Our New Board Member: Kristin Wescott

By Atlanta Ad Club | April 23, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Kristin Wescott, Atlanta Ad Club’s Education Chair for 2022-2023! Kristin Wescott (She/Her) Education Chair, Atlanta Ad Club Board 2021 Management Supervisor at AKQA Who is the advertising or business leader that you look up to most? Colleen Radish, Partner at inferno in Memphis, TN. She took a chance on a Spanish major who showed up in a full suit and silk top (in…

Meet Our new Sponsor Simulmedia!

By Atlanta Ad Club | April 6, 2022

We’re so excited to introduce you to Simulmedia! See them at our upcoming event in April. Who are you and what is your product?  Simulmedia is the leader in truly cross-channel TV advertising. Our TV+® platform​​ automates ad planning, buying, activation and measurement across linear and connected TV. Tell us more about Simulmedia.  Founded In 2008, Simulmedia pioneered a data-first, digital approach to TV ad placement and optimization that changed…

Our Favorite Atlanta Food and Drink spots

By Atlanta Ad Club | October 22, 2021

The Atlanta Ad Club board weighs in on our favorite places to eat and drink in Atlanta. Check out our reviews and order suggestions below, and we’d love to hear what you think! Bars & Brews: The Nook (Bar) – Piedmont Park “Totchos (nachos made with tots) are a must order!” – Jenna  Porter Beer Bar (Bar) – Little 5 Points “Give me the Salt and Vinegar Popcorn all day,…

Meet Our New Board Member: Sammy Caban

By Atlanta Ad Club | October 18, 2021

We’re so excited to introduce you to Sammy Caban, Atlanta Ad Club’s Awards Chair for 2021-2022! Sammy Caban (He/Him) Awards Chair, Atlanta Ad Club Board 2021 CEO at Innov8 Events What are your personal goals within the Ad Club? Since I’m relatively new to Atlanta, I’m looking forward to learning about the local industry and meeting other like-minded professionals.  If you weren’t working in advertising, you’d be working in ____________.  Why?…

Meet Our New Board Member: Matt Joyner

By Atlanta Ad Club | October 17, 2021

We’re so excited to introduce you to Matt Joyner, Atlanta Ad Club’s Creative & Branding Chair for 2021-2022! Matt Joyner (He/Him) Creative & Branding Chair, Atlanta Ad Club Board 2021 Executive Producer at Hone Production What are your personal goals within the Ad Club? Networking and diving head-first into the Atlanta ad community. I’m a recent transplant after almost 20 years in New York, so I’m thrilled to have the…