The CMO Club September Chapter Dinner Roundup

Another terrific month of CMO Club Dinners in the books! See what other CMO Club chapters were discussing last month and the hot marketing topics of the moment. Thank you to all our chapter presidents and guest speakers for making it all possible.

Charlotte Chapter Dinner
September 5th 2019
Chapter President: Deborah Sabo, CMO, SVP, Food Lion
Guest Speaker:
Jackie Woodward, CMO, Bojangles’​ Restaurants, Inc.
Topic: 
The First 90 Days in New CMO Role: Lessons for all CMOs
Conversation Recap

 


Atlanta Chapter Dinner

September 10th 2019
Chapter President: Jo Ann Herold, CMO, The Honey Baked Ham Company 
Guest Speaker:
Shawn O’Neal, CEO North America, Gain Theory
Topic: Personalization: Fact or Fiction

 

Denver Chapter Dinner
September 10th 2019
Chapter President: Manny Rodriguez, Chief Marketing, Experience & Customer Officer, UCHealth
Guest Speaker:
Dana Allen, Spencer Stuart
Topic: 
Approaching the Growth Challenge as CMO

 

Chicago Chapter Dinner
September 10th 2019
Chapter President: Kim Feil, CMO, CSO Aspire Healthy Energy Drinks
Guest Speaker:
Mark-Hans Richer, SVP, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Fortune Brands Home & Security
Topic: 
Surviving & Thriving in Today’s World as CMOs

 


Minneapolis Chapter Dinner
September 11th 2019
Chapter President: Jennifer Krisko, SVP, Integrated Marketing Operations, Wells Fargo and Kimberly Kupiecki, Global Leader Sustainability, Advocacy, Communications DuPont Water Solutions, DuPont
Guest Speaker:
Amanda Brinkman, Chief Brand & Communications Officer, Deluxe
Topic: From Brand Purpose to Brand Action

 


Raleigh-Durham Chapter Dinner

September 12th 2019
Chapter President: Alan Hart, Research & Virtual Roundtable Chair, The CMO Club
Guest Speaker: 
Kyle Jacobson, CMO, Gobi Heat
Topic: 
Increasing Market Share Through Earned Media


Nashville Chapter Dinner

September 16th 2019
Chapter President: Michael Barrette, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Dippin’ Dots and Doc Popcorn
Guest Speaker: Bayard Saunders,VP Marketing, Haven Innovation, Inc.
Topic: Talent Acquisition, Retention, and Motivation

 


Portland Chapter Dinner
September 16th 2019
Chapter President: Carol Kruse, Board Member & Advisory CMO, The CMO Club; recent CMO, Cambia Health Solutions
Guest Speaker:
 Joe Prewett, EVP Brand, Tillamook & Jeff Gardner, CMO, Umpqua Bank
Topic: Staying Ahead of the Curve as Marketing Leaders

 


South Florida Chapter Dinner

September 16th 2019
Chapter President: Camila Casale, CMO, Claro Enterprise Solutions
Guest Speaker: Ricardo Rocco, Spencer Stuart
Topic: Approaching the Growth Challenge as CMO

 


Dallas Chapter Dinner

September 17th 2019
Chapter President: Paula Puleo Blomquist, Chief Marketing & Merchandising Officer, Eyemart Express
Guest Speaker: 
Dana Allen, Spencer Stuart
Topic: 
Approaching the Growth Challenge as CMO

 


Phoenix Chapter Dinner

September 19th 2019
Chapter President: Lisa Bacus, recent EVP & Global CMO, Cigna
Guest Speaker:
Lisa Bacus, recent EVP & Global CMO, Cigna
Topic: 
Approaching the Growth Challenge as CMO

 


San Francisco & Silicon Valley Chapter Dinner

September 19th 2019
Chapter President: Jerome Nadel, SVP, GM Secure Payments & Ticketing, CMO, Rambus
Guest Speaker: Tom Seclow, Partner, Spencer Stuart
Topic:
Approaching the Growth Challenge as CMO

 


Washington D.C. Chapter Dinner

September 23rd 2019
Chapter President: Jiri Marousek, SVP & CMO, AOPA
Guest Speaker:
Sonny Ganguly, President, The Knot Worldwide
Topic:
From CMO to CEO: Insights for A Successful Transition

 


Philadelphia Chapter Dinner

September 24th 2019
Chapter President: Michelle Snyder, VP Retail Marketing, Comcast and Ivy Brown, SVP, Head of Brand &Community Marketing, TD Bank
Guest Speaker:
Patrick McLean, EVP & CMO, TD Bank
Topic:
Embedding Your Brand Promise & Personality in Your Culture

 


Pittsburgh Chapter Dinner

September 24th 2019
Chapter President: Snehal Desai, EVP & Chief Growth Officer, Evoqua Water Technologies and Cammie Dunaway, CMO, Duolingo
Guest Speaker:
Cammie Dunaway, CMO, Duolingo
Topic:
Talent Development & Motivation

 


New York City Chapter Dinner

September 25th 2019
Chapter President: Ed Dandridge, Global Head of Marketing & Communications, AIG – General Insurance
Guest Speaker:
Melissa Grady, CMO, Cadillac
Topic: New Approaches to Performance Marketing

 


Austin Chapter Dinner

September 26th 2019
Chapter President: Trish Mueller, CMO Club Board Member, former CMO, The Home Depot
Guest Speaker: Dana Allen, Spencer Stuart
Topic: 
Approaching the Growth Challenge as CMO

 


Boston Chapter Dinner

September 26th 2019
Chapter President: Jennifer Griffin Smith, Chief Marketing & Culture Officer, Alfresco
Guest Speaker:
 Barbara Goose, CMO, John Hancock
Topic: 
Leading the Growth Agenda as CMO 

 


Seattle Chapter Dinner

September 26th 2019
Chapter President: Christopher Tebben, GM/VP, Starbucks Reserve Operations, Product & Marketing, Starbucks
Guest Speaker:
Francis Perrin, CMO, Ste Michelle Wine Estates
Topic: Wine Tasting & CMO Problem Solving

Check out all the new members who joined the Club this month and register for an upcoming dinner!