AD 2 DC STEERING COMMITTEE

Meet your 2019-2020 Ad 2 DC Steering Committee!


Ad 2 DC kicked off its 2019-2020 year on July 1, 2019 with a fresh crew of dedicated, enthusiastic Steering Committee Chairs. They're looking forward to bringing another exciting year of events, networking and the annual Ad 2 DC Public Service campaign to its members. They're always looking for more great talent to add to their Committees. To get involved, contact [email protected] or email any Steering Committee Member below!

 
Lisette Ortiz
Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Lisette Ortiz is thrilled to be this year's Chair of Ad 2 DC and help mentor and support each committee's efforts. By day, she is a Regional Communications Specialist at Gensler, an integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm. There, Lisette spearheads the content development on project award submissions for all offices on the Southeast Region (8). When she's not collaborating with Design Directors across the region and designing content, you can find her supporting her Ad 2 DC team, walking her dog, salsa dancing or exploring DC!

 

Iyana Moore
Vice Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Iyana Moore is no stranger to 140 characters, having spent the past seven years developing a unique blend of corporate, agency, and non-profit digital media experience. As Senior Media Relations Specialist at M-NCPPC's Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George's County, she manages communications efforts that support the recreation programs, facilities, and services. Iyana is also the owner and principal consultant of The Digital Media Studio, a digital media consulting firm specializing in social media management, content creation, and brand positioning. She is the former National Award-winning Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair turned Co-Veep for Ad 2 DC.

 
Lauren Schild
Vice Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Lauren is elated to serve as this year’s 2019 - 2020 Vice Co-Chair and, having served as Public Service Co-Chair as well as Creative Director for Public Service in the past, is thrilled to be a part of the executive charge on an exciting new Ad 2 DC year! Currently, she is working as a Video Production Coordinator for the vibrant and creative Yes& agency. Her area of expertise includes video coordination and production/post-production. She is passionate about being a spark for change and creating innovative works across a spectrum of mediums. Outside of the office, she can be found at a variety of DC’s theatres or experimenting with unique cooking recipes.

 

Caroline McLoughlin
Communications Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
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Caroline is a DC native who is currently residing in Richmond, VA. She currently works at HCA Healthcare as a Digital Marketing Coordinator where she manages all things marketing, social media, and content creation. Caroline joined Ad 2 DC in September 2017 and has loved it so much that she is going on year two of being a Co-Chair of the Communications Committee. Bridging communication strategies with creative writing is just one of the things she loves doing most, as well as spending quality time with her cat and exploring Richmond.

 

Meghan Sauer
Communications Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
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Meghan is thrilled to be leading Ad 2 DC’s Communications Committee this year! A Buffalo native who spent her college years in Canada, Meghan made her way down south (okay, Mid-Atlantic) to begin her writing career. She now creates websites, ad campaigns, and many, many marketing emails for online degree programs as a copywriter at 2U, a Maryland-based education technology company. She is looking forward to seeing what the communications team can accomplish this year.

 

Brigitta Blair
Creative Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
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Brigitta Blair is pumped to continue being Creative Director for Ad 2 DC this year! Her passion for storytelling through design spans mediums, from the interactive digital design world of web and app to the tactile world of print and sewing. When she’s not managing a bunch of talented developers and designers at Ironistic or making graphic designs for Ad 2 DC, you can catch her designing music pieces, working on a children's book, or collaborating on the next fantasy adventure.

 

Amy Zepf
Creative Co-chair, Ad 2 DC
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Amy is excited to continue to serve as this year’s Ad 2 DC’s Creative Co-Chair. By day, she works as an Art Director for a digital performance marketing agency, Silverback Strategies. Where she takes a transparent, performance-focused approach to web design that will drive leads and sales. When not working, Amy enjoys being around the company of others and spending time outdoors. Tagging her two rescue dogs, Tyson, and Riley along with her.

 
Courtney Reed
Diversity Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Courtney is super excited to join Ad 2 DC as this year's Diversity Chair! Courtney works as a Marketing Manager for NDG Communications where she develops innovative and fresh ideas for marketing new home and luxury condo construction in the DC area. On the weekends and after hours, you can find her tapping into her true passion for public relations through the sports and entertainment industry. She also has a heart for her alma mater of Spelman College where she mentors current students and recent graduates interested in the ad industry.


Holly Gonzalez

Programs and Events Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Holly is an Assistant Account Executive at Williams Whittle. She is new to the field of advertising, previously working in nonprofit marketing and fundraising, so she is thrilled to have found a group of like-minded young professionals working together to build skills, give back and have fun. Holly is looking forward to planning and executing exciting events for members to go learn, connect and grow. In her free time, Holly enjoys exploring the DMV especially visiting new parks and outdoor spaces.

Ashlee Clift
Public Service Co-Chair, Ad 2 DC
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After volunteering as a Public Service committee member last year, Ashlee is thrilled to serve as this year's 2019-2020 Public Service Co-Chair and continuing to give back to the DC community. During her 9 to 5, Ashlee works as an Account Executive at HZ on the Volkswagen After Sales account and she previously worked at a real estate marketing agency. Ashlee looks forward to bringing her account management experience and love of helping others (clients and otherwise) to the Public Service team and sharing the marketing love with a deserving local organization.

Genevieve Adams
Public Service Co-Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Genevieve is currently a Senior Manager on the marketing team at Atlantic 57, The Atlantic's in-house creative and consulting division where she produces marketing materials and brand work for the agency. Formerly, she served as Creative Director for a mission-driven organization where she produced large-scale national campaigns and video series. As a DMV-area local, she's excited to co-chair the Public Service committee and bring her experience in marketing and as a creative to work closely with an organization to make the DC community a better place.


Tatiana Olivares 
Public Service Co-Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Tatiana Olivares is a Senior Coordinator of Global Marketing Programs at Brand USA, where she supports the creation of partnerships and international marketing programs that drive travel to the U.S. She's passionate about tourism, the arts, health, women’s rights, food justice, and of course, about becoming a better marketing professional! You can usually find Tatiana with a camera, hanging with her beagle Daisy, or checking out art exhibits.

 
Larissa Kunes Martin  

Past Chair, Ad 2 DC
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Larissa is excited to serve as 2019-2020 Ad 2 DC Past Chair! Larissa is a Digital Analyst at SCOUT Bags. When she’s not crunching numbers and strategizing on how to sell more tote bags, you can find her listening to a podcast or crushing trivia at a local bar. She's excited to step into her new mentor role and help the team toward another winning club year!