Advertising Women Of New York (AWNY) Announces Its New Board Of Directors

Jan 21, 2016, 08:44 ET from Advertising Women of New York

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advertising Women of New York (AWNY), a non-profit organization designed to nurture and empower women as leaders, announced today new members that were elected to their Board of Directors. The Board is led by Amy Wilkins, AWNY Board President; former Group Publisher, Martha Stewart Media.

The new Board members are: 

Cyndi April, SVP Integrated Communications Group Director at /+ssembly *

Janet Balis, Partner, Leader for Strategy Consulting, Media & Entertainment, EY *

Sheila Buckley (First Vice President, AWNY Board); SVP Sales, Business Insider *

Kathleen Diamantakis, Co-Chief Strategy Officer, kbs+ *

Lisa Donohue, CEO, Starcom **

Phyllis Ehrlich, Senior Vice President, Chief Client Solutions Officer, Time Warner Cable Media *

Stephanie Fierman, Chief Marketing Officer, MediaCom *

Missy Foristall, Head of Digital User Experience, JP Morgan Private Bank *

Sheryl Goldstein, Senior Category Director – Retail, Yahoo *

Michelle Harmon-Madsen (Recording Secretary, AWNY Board); SVP Brand Partnerships, FreshDirect *

Rachel Honig (Corresponding Secretary, AWNY Board); Managing Member, Amplify Cooperative *

Nadine Karp McHugh (Second Vice President, AWNY Board); SVP Omni Media, Strategic Investments & Creative Solutions at L'Oréal *

Jill Kelly (Treasurer, AWNY Board); Chief Communications Officer, DigitasLBi ***

Karen Kovacs, Group Publisher, People and EW/Time Inc. *

Marta Martinez, SVP, AOL Advertising *

Jill Skaler Montaigne, President, Original Spark and Agency Performance Index **

Kathleen Nagle (Assistant Treasurer, AWNY Board); Integrated Account Director, Hearst Corporation *

Sarah Personette, Head of Global Marketing, Facebook *

Carryl Pierre-Drews, President, CPD Marketing *

Julie Rollauer, Head of Industry - Home & Personal Care, Google, Inc. *

Carol Watson (Immediate Past AWNY Board President) Managing Director Organizational Development, Tangerine-Watson, Inc.  **

Amy Wilkins (AWNY Board President); former Group Publisher, Martha Stewart Media.  **

*   1 Year Director
**  2 Year Director
*** 3 Year Director

"Our new Board members are among the most talented, inspiring women in media and technology today and their collective knowledge and expertise will be invaluable to AWNY," said Lynn Branigan,  AWNY's Executive Director. "I'm thrilled to partner with each of them to help guide and propel our mission forward to help cultivate women leadership."

About AWNY

Founded in 1912, Advertising Women of New York's (AWNY) mission is to empower women in our industry to achieve personal and professional fulfillment at each stage of their careers in order to nurture women to achieve leadership roles. Membership now stands at over 1,500 and ranges from senior level executives to those just beginning their career.  To learn more about AWNY, visit us at

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