Leadership

Neighbourhood Vitality Advisory Board

Established in 2019, this group of diverse academics and experts, in the fields of social psychology, equality and civic engagement, advises on the necessary elements of thriving communities and building deeper connections between neighbours.

Jennifer Eberhardt

Stanford University

Jennifer Eberhardt has spent 22 years as a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Professor Eberhardt is the author of “Biased” and has studied the science of unconscious bias for more than two decades.

Kelli Harding

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Kelli Harding is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She is also the author of The Rabbit Effect and previously served on the board of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Julianne Holt-Lunstad

Brigham Young University

Julianne Holt-Lunstad has spent 19 years as a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Brigham Young University. She also serves as a scientific advisor for the Australian Coalition to End Loneliness, the Foundation for Art & Healing, and research advisory panel for AARP Services, Inc., United Healthcare, and Rural Aging.

Derrick Johnson

NAACP

Derrick Johnson is the President and CEO of the NAACP. He has spent his entire career as an activist fighting for equal rights and has worked at the NAACP since 2004 in state and national roles.

Tracey Meares

Yale Law School

Tracey Meares is a Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory with over 20 years in legal education. She is also a board member of the Joyce Foundation.

Sylvia Rosabal

Telemundo & Univision (Formerly)

Sylvia Rosabal is a media executive in the Hispanic media industry. She has held senior positions with Telemundo and Univision spanning a 25 year career.

Ryan Streeter

American Enterprise Institute

Ryan Streeter is the Director of Domestic Policy Studies at American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of four books and has over 20 years experience working in government and policy, including for the White House.

Client Advisory Board

Established in 2019, this group of marketing, branding and advertising experts advises on best practices, innovative ideas and guidance for our advertising initiatives, while ensuring value and differentiation, for both advertisers and members.

Kevin Burke

Square

Kevin Burke is the former Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Marketing, Sales, Partnerships & International of Square Inc. Prior to Square, Kevin was the Chief Marketing Officer at Visa Inc.

John Dokes

AccuWeather

John Dokes is the former Chief Content Officer and President at AccuWeather Network. Prior to that, John was the Senior Vice President at Marvel Entertainment.

Kim F. Grant

Bank of America

Kim F. Grant is the Strategic Communications Planning and Paid Media Executive for Bank of America, Merrill and Global Markets. A 23 year veteran of BofA, Kim leads a diverse and dynamic team tasked with harnessing consumer insights and designing communications strategies across paid, owned and earned channels globally.

Melissa Grady

Cadillac

Melissa is the Chief Marketing Officer of US auto manufacturer Cadillac. Prior to her role with Cadillac, Melissa held leadership roles at Jackson Hewitt, MetLife, and Motorola.

Nick Jezarian

Target

Nick Jezarian is the Senior Director of Media Strategy at Target. Prior to his roles with Target, Nick led media and digital marketing teams at Simmons Bedding and the Coca-Cola Company.

Steve Katelman

Omnicom Media Group

Steve Katelman is the Executive Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships for Omnicom Media Group, where he has worked since 1996. Steve is actively involved in the American Association of Advertising Agencies and the IAB.

Allison Lowrie

HomeAdvisor

Allison Lowrie is the Chief Marketing Officer of HomeAdvisor. Prior to HomeAdvisor, Allison was the Director of Advertising Products at cars.com. Allison sits on the board of the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) and is Chairperson of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).

Jeffrey Nicholson

Tracer

Jeffrey Nicholson is the Chief Executive Officer of Tracer, a VaynerX company. Prior to Tracer, Jeff served as the Chief Media Officer at VaynerMedia. Jeff sits on the advisory boards of Pinterest and Roku.

Andrea Perez

Nike

Andrea Perez is the head of the Women’s and Kids business for Brand Jordan at Nike. Prior to this role, Andrea held several leadership roles with Nike including General Manager for Soccer in North America, Senior Brand Director for Global Football (soccer) and Global Brand Director for Tennis.