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AMA Philadelphia Webinar: What Makes A Great Brand
July 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
About this Event
*This event is a webinar. Links will be provided to registrants prior to the event*
Learn how to build and nurture high performing brands – from underlying principles to execution. We will share frameworks and provide specific guidance to help make brands ever more powerful drivers of business performance. As the best brands are built inside-out, we will cover both internal and external tools to deliver a consistent and powerful brand experience.
About Your Speakers:
Bill Gullan, President – Finch Brands
Bill manages day-to-day operations at Finch Brands, charts the company’s growth path, and is deeply involved in client work across our disciplines. Bill is Finch Brands’ lead strategist and one of the premier brand developers in the marketplace. He has been the prime mover in the development of breakthrough strategies for our clients since he joined the company in 2001. A world-class speaker, writer, and facilitator, Bill’s point of view is highly sought after in the media and academic realms. Across his career, Bill’s work has influenced the business and brand direction of hundreds of organizations including American Express, AT&T, Burlington Coat Factory, Everlast, Fathead, General Mills, Herman Miller, IBM, Joseph Abboud, Kraft, Microsoft, Nutrisystem, the Philadelphia 76ers, Volkswagen, and World Wrestling Entertainment.
Lauren Collier, SVP Brand and Marketing Strategy – Finch Brands
Lauren manages the overall work stream at Finch Brands — from insights to strategy to activation, helping clients connect with their audiences and break through the clutter. A brand developer with particular experience leading entrepreneurial projects within larger companies, Lauren goes all the way from idea to shelf and back again. After earning her MBA from Drexel University, Lauren spent 10 years at Kimberly-Clark working on innovation for iconic brands like KLEENEX and SCOTT. Notably, she leveraged customer and consumer insights to develop a robust global innovation pipeline for KLEENEX. Most recently, Lauren led North American marketing for the drinks division of MARS Inc. where she worked to make brands matter in the B2B space. Lauren’s CPG experience, passion for brand innovation, and ability to connect dots in how consumers shop across categories provides a unique perspective to help our clients activate their full potential.