NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2012) - Tim Ross (President, SolutionSet), Angeline Yeo (VP, Account Management Ryan Partnership San Francisco) and Brendan McKenna (Creative Director, Ryan Partnership San Francisco) have been named winners of the 2012 40 Under 40 Award from Direct Marketing News. The accolade comes in the magazine's November issue, which honors the best and brightest in the business -- under the age of 40.
"Tim, Angeline and Brendan have each contributed greatly to their respective agencies and to the marketing industry as a whole," said Zain Raj, CEO of Hyper Marketing Inc., SolutionSet and Ryan Partnership's parent company. "They exemplify the hard work and innovative thinking that is the foundation that allows us to succeed as a team."
2012's Direct Marketing News "40 under 40" winners represent the most influential and accomplished young talent in marketing; whose work is helping to guide other marketers in mastering such areas as integrating digital and social within their direct marketing initiatives, using Big Data to inform marketing decisions, and building customer loyalty at a time when customers have never been more promiscuous.
"The success stories of the 2012 Direct Marketing News 40 Under 40 winners are truly inspiring," said Direct Marketing News Editor-in-Chief Ginger Conlon. "It's our honor to showcase the accomplishments of such a talented group of marketers."
Read about Tim, Angeline and Brendan's success in the November issue of Direct Marketing News and online. Additionally, watch video conversations with many of the winners on dmnews.com, view behind-the-scenes photos from the photo shoot on Facebook, and see a gallery of winners on Pinterest. A full list of the 40 winners is included below.
The 2012 Direct Marketing News 40 Under 40 winners:
Lars Albright, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SessionM
Audrey Berger, Principal, Richards Relationship Marketing (The Richards Group)
Jordan Bitterman, Senior Vice President and Social Marketing Practice Lead, Digitas
Katherine Black, Senior Vice President, dunnhumbyUSA
Heather Blank, Vice President of Strategic Services, Responsys
Jeffrey Boorjian, Vice President of Marketing for Eastern Division, Caesars Entertainment
Pete Deutschman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Buddy Group
Nili Doft, Senior Director of Direct and Digital Marketing, National Hockey League
Paul Elliott, Managing Partner and Retail & Consumer Products Vertical, Rosetta
Glenn Forde, Senior Vice President of Digital, TPG, an Omnicom Company
Marc Ginsberg, Executive Vice President of Merchant Services, Cardlytics
Aaron Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer, Kenshoo
Michael Gullaksen, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Covario
Lauren Hartkorn, Director of Client Development, TRUE Health + Wellness, a Harte-Hanks Company
Ashley Johnston, Vice President of Marketing, Experian Marketing Services
Scott Kellerman, Executive Vice President and Partner, Media Horizons
Jessica Kernan, Chief Strategy Officer, Rapp North America
Jeremy Kinder, Associate Partner and Group Creative Director, Rosetta
Garth Knutson, Account Director, Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener (WDCW)
Frank Magnera, Account Director and Team Lead, Catalyst
Alexander Mahernia, Managing Partner and Executive Creative Director of North America, Rosetta
Brendan McKenna, Creative Director, Ryan Partnership
Mike Moradian, Founder and CEO, CollegeBudget.com
Angel Morales, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Smarter Remarketer
Eric Pakurar, Executive Director and Head of Strategy, G2 USA
Michael Peterman, Chief Executive Officer, VeraData
Jodi Robinson, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Digitas
Dan Roitman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Stroll
Tim Ross, President, SolutionSet
Zihla Salinas, Chief Business Development Officer, U.S., Rapp North America
Avi Savar, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Big Fuel
David Selinger, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, RichRelevance
Jason Sutterfield, Chief Operating Officer, Campfire
Jason Tabeling, Partner and Business Unit Leader in Search and Media, Rosetta
Ryan Tuttle, Chief Operating Officer, BrightWave Marketing
Jenny Vance, President, LeadJen
Mike Volpe, Chief Marketing Officer, HubSpot
John Wernz, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Wealth Enhancement Group
Angeline Yeo, Vice President, Account Management, Ryan Partnership
Sumant Yerramilly, General Manager of Platform Products, Compass Labs
About Ryan Partnership
Ryan Partnership is the second largest integrated marketing agency in the U.S. providing digital, data, direct, promotion, shopper and retail merchandising. The company's creative professionals combine sound strategic research and business acumen to create meaningful ideas that motivate purchase and loyalty to its clients' products, services and among target customers.
Ryan Partnership is part of Hyper Marketing Inc. For more information, visit www.ryanpartnership.com
SolutionSet is a digital consultancy. We design and develop web, mobile, social and digital marketing solutions to help leading companies better engage and serve customers. Our 200+ designers, architects, and engineers bring strategy, process and passion to solve the problems digital agencies and technology consultants cannot. Founded in 2006, SolutionSet clients include California Lottery, Cisco, Dell, Ebay, Stanford University and TXU Energy. SolutionSet is a Hyper Marketing, Inc. company.
About Hyper Marketing Inc.
Hyper Marketing is the largest independent marketing-services network in North America. The company has 1,200 employees in 23 offices, with expertise in digital, direct, data, promotions, shopper marketing, Hispanic, and media buying and planning. HMI focuses on driving transactions by responding to changing consumer behavior in a hyper-connected world. HMI companies partner with CMO's of many of the world's best known brands including AT&T, Dell, eBay, Kellogg's, Office Depot, The Home Depot and Unilever to develop integrated programs that deliver profitable results. For more information visit www.hypermarketinginc.com.
About Direct Marketing News
The Direct Marketing News franchise today includes the print edition of Direct Marketing News, serving a BPA-audited circulation of 45,000 qualified recipients, along with this website, www.dmews.com, a digital edition and app, four e-mail newsletters, and numerous lead generation opportunities. These online editions collectively reach hundreds of thousands of readers per month. Over the years, Direct Marketing News has been highly successful in creating print and online media products that reflect the trends and new technologies in marketing. The Direct Marketing News team of professional journalists, as well as contributions from key industry professionals, is uniquely suited to provide comprehensive coverage of the convergence of direct, database, and online marketing disciplines.