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American Marketing Association Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors 

American Marketing Association Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors 

Mike Brady of Florida State University Announced as New AMA Board Chair 

Chicago, IL—The American Marketing Association (AMA) is pleased to announce new members for the 2025 Board of Directors term. The AMA Board of Directors is made up of volunteer leaders and impactful marketing visionaries who are providing insight and guidance to create the essential community for marketers.

The new Board appointments are effective July 1, 2024 and are one-year terms through June 20, 2025. More information about AMA’s Board of Directors is here.

“I’m excited to welcome our new members of the AMA Board of Directors who are bringing diverse insights and expertise to our work. I look forward to collaborating with our fellow colleagues to create impact for our global marketing community,” said Bennie F. Johnson, AMA’s Chief Executive Officer. “I also want to thank our outgoing Board members for their visionary leadership, dedication, and incredible service to AMA. They are extraordinary leaders in our community and we are thankful for their service to the marketing world.”

“I look forward to working with my fellow AMA Board colleagues as we focus on shaping the future of marketing and supporting our incredible community,” said Mike Brady, Chair of the AMA Board, Bob Sasser Professor and Chair, Department of Marketing, at Florida State University. 

“It was an honor and privilege to serve the AMA as Board Chair during this transformational time. We all have time and talent to allocate—I can think of no better place to have shared mine,” stated Lisa Bowman, Immediate Past Chair of the AMA Board, Founder and Chief Mojo Officer, Marketing Mojo. 

Executive Committee of the AMA Board:

  • Mike Brady  – Chair, Bob Sasser Professor and Chair, Department of Marketing, Florida State University
  • Lisa Bowman – Immediate Past Chair, Founder and Chief Mojo Officer, Marketing Mojo 
  • Robin Tooms – Chair-Elect, Chief Marketing Officer, Members Credit Union
  • Jeff Lupinacci – Treasurer, CFO, Ascential Digital Commerce

AMA’s Board Chair, Mike Brady, is the Bob Sasser Professor of Marketing and director of the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing at Florida State University’s College of Business. Brady’s primary research interest lies at the intersection of customers and employees in frontline service transactions. He has published articles in many top scholarly journals and his research articles have been cited more than 27,000 times to date. His 2001 article in AMA’s Journal of Marketing ranked the fifth most influential article for future research in services marketing.

New members of the AMA Board:

  • Tiffany White – Secretary, Professor of Business Administration and Advertising and Bruce and Anne Strohm Faculty Fellow in the Gies College of Business, University of Illinois
  • John Kennedy, Managing Partner, The Sorium Group
  • Nadya Kohl, Former Chief Marketing Officer, Volta Charging
  • Maura Scott, Professor of Marketing and the Edward M. Carson Chair in Services Marketing at the W. P. Carey School of Business, at Arizona State University
  • Kim Whitler, Chair of the AMA Foundation, Frank M. Sands Sr. Associate Professor, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

Continuing members of the AMA Board:

  • Anders Gustafsson, Professor of Marketing, BI The Norwegian Business School
  • Brian Fergemann, Senior Counsel, Marketing and Intellectual Property, McDonald’s Corporation
  • Rebecca Slotegraaf, Professor of Marketing and Neal Gilliatt Chair in Marketing, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Angela Brutsche, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Texas REALTORS®
  • Eli Jones, Professor of Marketing, Mays Business Schools, Texas A&M University
  • Christine Mathers, Head of Global Communications and Brand for Noble Corporation
  • Matt Witt, National Digital Experience Lead, Deloitte Digital

Departing members of the AMA Board include: Peter Barber, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Trout Unlimited; Jessica Perry, Principal, Six Doors Media; Bob Leone, Immediate Past Chair of the AMA Foundation, Chair, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University; Kevin D. Bradford, Associate Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs at The Paul Merage School of Business; University of California, Irvine.