All the Social Ladies with Carrie Kerpen (general)

When I'm looking at what Levi's is doing across the board, not even just in social, but with their social first elements that are based in social action, I am blown away. And a great deal of that credit goes to Jennifer Sey. She's the SVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Global Brands at Levi Strauss & Co., and she has a lot to say about what it means to have social inspire action. Take a listen.

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Hey everybody, I can't wait to introduce you to our next guest. Aditi Javeri Gokhale is the Executive Office and Chief Marketing Officer of Northwestern Mutual, which is a leading financial services company. Fun fact, she is their very first CMO, and they've been around for over 160 years. She must be pretty special. 

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How do you summon the courage to make a life-changing decision? Why is imagination so critical to success? Today I'm talking to Beth Comstock, former Vice Chair at GE and author of the new book "Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change."

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Today is what I would call a literal treat, that's because I got to talk to the Queen of Treats. Today, I got to speak with Orla Mitchell, who is the President of Gums and Mints at Mars Wrigley Confectionery, a subsidiary of Mars Incorporated. She leads the strategic development and delivery of some of the world's most beloved and delicious brands, like Extra, Orbit, Doublemint, 5 Gum, Juicy Fruit, and Eclipse, to Altoids and Lifesavers -- I mean basically every brand you ever heard of, it's kind of awesome. One of the things that I love about Orla is just how understated she is. She's done the most incredible work and she is humble about it. I think when you listen to her you're just going to be so inspired and ready to take on the world as a social lady. Take a listen! 

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Special treat today guys... I've got Allison Kelley, the Director of Digital and Mobile Marketing at Amtrak. She's on the show today talking about how Amtrak uses data to not only increase their bookings, but also get an really good in-depth understanding of their customer. Take a listen. 

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Okay you guy, so it's very rare that I totally geek out and fan girl over a guest but this next guest, I totally did. Heidi Zak is the co-founder and co-CEO of ThirdLove, which is the fastest growing and most disruptive brand in the lingerie industry. I know it, because I wear it. I love ThirdLove. I love the fit, I love feeling like I'm not wearing a bra, and I think this brand is going places. Take a listen!

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Guess what you guys? Today I get to interview one of my biggest business girl crushes, Andrea Brimmer -- who is the Chief Marketing Officer at Ally Financial. You are going to LOVE her three moments of her career and you're gonna so identify with them. No matter what stage you are at your career, its all about learning how to give yourself confidence. Take a listen!

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You guys are in for a treat today! i am talking to Bobbi Rebell, who is the author of "How to be a Financial GrownUp: Proven Advice From High Achievers on how to Live your Life and Have Financial Freedom." But not only is she the author of that incredible book, she hosts a killer podcast. And she's gonna tell you all about how she grew that audience using social media. Take a listen. 

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Hey guys, today you're in for a special treat because I get to talk to Jennifer Pisciotta, who is the Vice President of Brand Marketing at Patrón Spirits -- the Number One luxury tequila in the world. You'll hear how they maintain cultural relevance and stay ahead of the game by leveraging new technologies and taking big risks. Take a listen!

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Today I am excited to have on Rebecca Leonard who is the Strategy Director of Community Impact at TJX Companies. You'll hear the story of how Rebecca the day-to-day marketing at TJX and moving over to something she really felt passionate about through corporate social responsibility. And you'll hear a little bit about how can you too! Take a listen.

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Hey guys. Today is a true Social Ladies interview because I get to talk to Melissa Musgrove, who is the Vice President and Head of Social Media at Regions Bank. What I'm most impressed by, aside from Melissa's passion and excitement around social media, is her ability to add quantifiable results to her social media efforts. You know, there's a lot of the soft stuff -- a lot of the humanization of brands, a lot of the story telling -- but there's a lot around metrics and showing the value of a customer on social media. Take a listen!

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Today I got to talk to Whitney Gonzales who is the marketing manager at Liingo Eyewear. Liingo is a very cool new start-up doing some very innovative things in the eyewear space. We talk about their work with micro-influencers as well as some of the new technology that they have coming out to make shopping online for your eyes and glasses better. Take a listen!

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Hello everyone! Today is a great day because I am talking with Tara Peyrache, who is the chief marketing officer at True Religion Brand Jeans. I've been a True Religion brand fan for a long and I'm really excited to hear what makes the brand tick and what makes Tara tick. Take a listen!

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True story, I have a slight girl crush on Chief Marketing Officer at Keds, Emily Culp. I am impressed with her brilliance, with her passion around the Keds brand, and just with her overall positivity. You're gonna love her interview today. Take a listen!

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So I missed the whole dating site thing, the online dating world. But I kind of, listening to this next guest, wish I had a stabbed at it in my single days -- sorry Dave, don't tell anyone. Alexis Ferraro Luerssen is currently the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Match.com and she has been there for over 13 years. She's really seen the online dating world transform itself, and it's really interesting to hear about how they approach social. Take a listen!

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Today, you're going to be meeting Leslie Kruempel, who is the Mission Executive at Organic Valley. Take a listen! 

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I wish I had my son Seth in the office today because he'd be freaking out at my next guest. Pam Kaufman is the Chief Marketing Officer and President of Consumer Products at Nickeloden -- therefor of his favorite show "Paw Patrol," one of the many properties she handles. Running the consumer products division at Nickelodeon allows her to tap into licensing of incredible talent link Jojo Siwa and more. Take a listen. 

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Boy oh boy, do I love disruptors, and this next guest is one indeed. Check out Vivian Lee, who is the Chief Marketing Officer of Petcube which is the best-selling home camera brand designed specifically for pet parents. What I love about this is that it's not like any other home security or camera device around. It is specifically targeted to pet parents and the product roadmap shows that. It's fascinating how they use pet influencers and celebrities to get the word out across social media. And Vivian is a great person to know. Take a listen!

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So many pearls of wisdom in this week's interview with Amy Protexter, who is the Senior Vice President of North America Marketing at Insight. She's somebody who has always been fascinated by ideas and that comes through in her interview. But what impressed me most was her real conversation around the ability to have confidence even when you're not feeling like you've got it within you. And I also was obsessed with her ability to really understand how technology impacts not just marketing, but also sales in the B2B channel. Some interesting stuff in this interview. Take a listen!

 

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Are you feeling social today? I sure hope so because today we are talking with someone I personally know as a social media guru. Honey Comer-Cantrell brings more than a decade of experience in accounts to the VP of Client Services role at Likeable Media. Prior to joining the agency as an account manager in 2014, she was part of the marketing team at USA Network and later spent more than five years as the key client liaison at Getty Images. One thing I know, is that Honey is a killer early adopter and you’re going to learn all about that here!

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My first guest kicking off season three is Jenna Lebel, the head of digital marketing at Liberty Mutual. This interview is particularly special because I first hired Jenna Lebel for her first job out of grad school. Yep, she worked for me at Likeable Media and I've watched her over the years, grow into an incredible marketer and poised young professional who is ready to take on the world! Take a listen to some of her insights here. 

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Today I’m talking to Monica Klausner, the co-founder of leading meal delivery service Veestro, which has healthy, plant-based meals that are ready to eat, heat, and enjoy.

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Today, I get to interview the fabulous Carolyn Aronson, a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder and CEO of It’s a 10 Haircare, one of the only female-owned professional haircare brands in the world and a huge haircare brand in the Kerpen household.

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I’m so thrilled to introduce you to the brilliant Bec Brideson, an expert on the female economy and author of "Blind Spots: How to Uncover and Attract the Fastest Emerging Economy.  " 

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My guest today is Margit Detweiler, the founder of TueNight.com, which I aboslutely love. She's also the founder of Gyrate media, a content strategy company. 

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Today on the show I'm excited to introduce you to Ivy Brown, the Vice President of Brand Marketing and Advertising at TIAA Finance Services. Her story is one of passion, launched from her high school days and her love of a specific clothing brand. 

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I am thrilled today to be with my next guest Erica Kewsin, who is featured in my upcoming book. Erica is a workplace strategist and she's also the founder of a project that I am completely obsessed with called the Spaghetti Project. Also, she's coming out with an incredible book called "Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Surefire Ways to Design A Workplace That's Good for People, Great for Business, and Just might Change the World," out in 2018. 

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Today, I am with Michelle McKinnon, my dear friend who is a certified financial planner professional and financial advisor at Payne Capital Management. And she's a rock star! On this episode, we money conversations are wrongly taboo among us ladies. We also talk about some simple steps to start saving for tomorrow!

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My next social lady is so amazing that she doesn’t even have to be on social media. Meet Lauren Banyar Reich, Head of LBR PR. She’s doing incredible things for women in the workplace and in general. Take a listen - she rocks!

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So when I asked Ronnie Tucker who leads the marketing and communications department at New York Road Runners about her career path, she gave me quite a journey. It was a journey that was kind of like a marathon with lots of different stops and directions along the way and the path led her to exactly where she should be. Take a listen as to how New York Road Runners uses social media and how Ronnie found her perfect position.

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Okay guys, get ready for a great interview. Today I talk to Jennifer Chico who leads the experience delivery service area within Deloitte marketing and communications group. She gives a lot of really interesting stories, both about her career with Deloitte and being pushed out of her comfort zone, those are I think are really relevant to our listeners. And she talks about what Deloitte looks when they're looking at marketing their own services organization on social media. Take a listen!

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One of my favorite things on All The Social Ladies is when I hear someone's passion that starts on the side and is able to be turned into full-time career. I love the story from Lia Zneimer who works on the brand team at WeWork. She just started pinning on the side when she was at Scholastic out of pure passion for the brands that she was working on. Next thing she knew, she was working at in social media. Take a listen.

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Sarena Bahad was living in New York City in her own apartment making a ton of money feeling really, really proud after having set these incredible success metrics for herself. And yet, she felt a greater calling. As a citizen of the world who speaks five languages, Sarena wanted to do more and be a passionate advocate for diversity in the tech industry. She then founded the Women in Tech channel on Snapchat and Instagram. You'll hear all about it and how she is doing incredible work to help highlight brilliant women in our industry. Take a listen.

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Today I’m speaking with Melinda Wittstock who is the CEO and Founder of a very cool platform called Verifeed. It’s able to take big data algorithms to find your believer customers and influencers. It combines social data with big data to tell one compelling story about your authenticity. It’s one very cool story. Take a listen!

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This week I'm excited to talk to Melinda Petrow who is the Senior Director of Brand Strategy for the Fandango Movie Network. You're going to learn a ton from her including how to stay at a company for 10 years from the start of your career and navigate through to get to a really great position and keep enjoying your job throughout lots of change. You'll also hear about how a company navigates it's way through social media when it's growing and evolving. Take a listen!

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Hi everyone! I can't wait to introduce you to my next guest - her name is Beca Alexander and she is the founder of Socialyte which has a really interesting agency model. They are both a casting agency for influencers, so they find influencers and help get them gigs, and they're also an agency that connects brands with influencers. They connect them together to create magic. Take a listen!

 

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I am getting hungry just thinking about this brand! Our next guest, Molly Breiner, is the Head of Marketing at Aloha. Aloha is a health and wellness brand that creates sustainable solutions for eating well with organic plant based nutrition products. Today, Molly’s going to talk to you about how she got to where she is today and how Aloha is using micro-influencers. Take a listen!

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So I feel like I should start this podcast by singing "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" because today I get to talk to Deborah Marquardt who is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Diamond Producers Association. This is a new association that started in 2016 and their mission is to protect and promote the integrity and reputation of diamonds and the diamond industry. The thing that I was most fascinated with was how Deborah was able to help start a conversation shift around diamonds going from the traditional fairytale to more authentic storytelling. Take a listen!

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Today, I get to talk to Lisa Schoder who is currently the lead on Ford’s US Integrated Marketing and Media team. Before that, she was an engineer. How often do you hear that story? After 11 years as an engineer in the engineering department at Ford, she made a shift and worked her way up through the marketing department. It’s a really fascinating story - take a listen!

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Want to hear what it’s like to go from a huge brand to an innovative, burgeoning start-up? Take a listen to Tressie Lieberman who’s currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Snap Kitchen where she joined in 2016 to take the start-up brand to the next level. She was formerly at Taco Bell and Pizza Hut leading all of their digital efforts and did an amazing job leading these social-first brands. She’s now bringing all of that energy and excitement to what I believe, is the future of healthy eating, using Snap Kitchen. You’re going to be blown away. Take a listen!

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There’s a lot about community in social media. There is so much about the beauty of people connecting and having conversations. And to our next guest, that’s very important but it’s also important to use social media to actually drive business. I loved interviewing Keira Krausz who is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Nutrisystem. She gave some great insights into how they’re using social media and how they’re cutting through the clutter to drive business and to surprise and delight customers. Take a listen!

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I am so excited to bring you this next guest because I have admired her fashion, her fun and her social media savvy for a long time. I’d love to introduce you to Thea Neal. She’s the social media leader at Hallmark Cards where she manages Instagram for Hallmark Gold Crown stores. She does a terrific job and she’s also the host of a video series that they do which, I watch religiously. Take a listen!
 
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This week we revisit our conversation with Dorie Clark, which first debuted December 8, 2014. Dorie Clark is the author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future and the forthcoming Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It (Portfolio/Penguin, 2015). A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, she is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Entrepreneur. She is recognized as a "branding expert" by the Associated Press and Fortune, and is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, and the World Bank.

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Today we revisit our conversation with Meryl Weinsaft Cooper; Principal/Co-Founder, Allen/Cooper Enterprises. Meryl is a communications/social media specialist, published author and blogger, who teamed up with Helen Allen in 2011 to launch Allen/Cooper and Site/109. Previously, she held executive leadership roles at two of the top lifestyle PR/Marketing agencies in the country - DeVries Public Relations' Home & Lifestyle division and at LaForce+Stevens. In these roles she led programs for a variety of brands such as Belvedere Vodka, Veuve Clicquot, Rockstar Games, Magnolia Bakery and Dale Carnegie Training to name a few. Meryl has also had several years’ experience in the Screen Actors Guild’s NY office and running PR for Working Mother and the National Association for Female Executives. A co-author of Be Your Own Best Publicist: How to Use PR Skills to Get Hired, Noticed and Rewarded At Work, Meryl is also a contributing blogger for Forbes.com and often lectures nationally about public relations and reputation management.

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Let me re-introduce you to Katie Bisbee, the Chief Marketing Director at DonorsChose.Org -- a nonprofit that allows teachers to post their specific classroom needs to the public. Prior to joining DonorsChoose.org, Katie launched a customer acquisition business at Red Ventures, a company ranked on the Inc. 500 list as one of the nation’s top 20 fastest growing companies. She also has experience in market research for commercial, non-profit and political clients. Katie earned her M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia, where the faculty awarded her the Hyde Fellowship for her contributions to the scho

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Ariel Jordan has had quite the career, starting as an NBC Page in an incredible program where she was exposed to many amazing television shows and opportunities. From there, she went into the publishing space during a time when it was rapidly changing. She finally landed at one of the largest Fortune 500 brands around, Century 21. Take a listen and hear the story of her career and her approach to social media.

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Today, I get to talk to a fabulous social lady. Allison Gillespie is a brand manager at Whirlpool Corporation working on Gladiator GarageWorks, one of their smaller yet scrappier brands and one of my personal favorites! Allison has spent over 13 years at Whirlpool and has a really incredible story. Take a listen!

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My next guest has a career that I would describe as "on the cusp." Anne-Marie Kline is the VP of Global Marketing at Living Proof. She's had a career that has been based on emerging technology since she started. We're talking technology before the palm pilot or the DVR and now we're talking about technology that helps make your hair perfect. She's got a lot of great stuff to say. Take a listen!

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I am hungry just thinking about this interview! I’m talking to Molly Catalano, the VP of Marketing & Communications at Five Guys - everyone's favorite burger and fries shop! She’s built her entire career there simply by stepping up. She has done incredible things and you’re going to hear all about it. Take a listen!

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Get ready for a powerhouse of an interview. Today we are talking to Telisa Yancy who is the CMO of American Family Insurance, which is a Fortune 300 company. You are going to be so inspired, not only by her story, but how they really took American Family Insurance and got back to the root of what insurance is all about - planning for the future. You’ll hear about her approach to social personally and professionally and how their CEO is known as the most social CEO around. Take a listen!
 
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My next guest is not someone you would describe as a media wallflower. Julie Roehm is the Chief Storyteller and SVP of Strategic Relationships at SAP. Before that she had a long history building huge brands at Ford, Chrysler and a brief stint at Walmart that was a pretty public failure. Take a listen to some of her stories and how social media might have played her story a little bit differently had it been around earlier.

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Barbara Martin Coppola is the CMO at GrubHub which is an incredible food delivery service that blends an amazing technology with really yummy food! She’s had quite the career story living in nine different countries throughout her career which is something she prioritized early and often. You’ll hear what it’s like to live all over the world and what it’s like to bring food to a higher level at GrubHub. Take a listen!

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Get ready for a great interview. I talk with Ellen Roggemann who is the VP of Marketing at Blink Fitness. Ellen is going to give you all kinds of insights including one that I really love about finding a career with meaning. You’ll hear all about her journey and the themes associated with that and then you’ll hear about how Blink approaches fitness a little bit differently. You might call it, aspirational. Take a listen!

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I have Julie Clement Cochran on the show today and she manages the global social media for FedEx. She talks about some of the challenges of working at a large global brand but also some of the moments of pure inspiration. One thing I’m obsessed with is their user-generated content that is repurposed on Instagram - some of the images are jaw-dropping! Take a listen!

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When I think about one of the best social campaigns I've ever seen, I think about when the Cubs won the world series and Budweiser was able to produce a video in real-time that showed the original announcer calling the game. Of course, he's long gone but they were able to pull old footage and recreate the game-calling experience. How did they do it? Well, I want you to take a listen to Lisa Weser who is the Senior Director of U.S. Marketing & Communications at Anheuser-Busch. She's going to tell you that unbelievable story and also all about her incredible career. Take a listen!

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Kate Retherford has an amazing job as a Social Media Manager at T-Mobile but on this interview, I wanted to talk to her about something even bigger. I talk to her about her blog, All Things Kate, how she chronicled her 80lb weight loss journey and how she finds the time to balance, while navigating through a great, rapidly growing career, her health, wellness and her passions. Take a listen!

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One might say this next guest has the sweetest job ever! That’s right, she works on corporate reputation and social media at Hershey. Please meet Sarah Dull. She’s going to tell you all about Hershey’s approach to social media; specifically their corporate approach and the need for a corporate channel.

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One of my favorite things about talking to Chrysi Philalithes is about when she first started working for RED and wanted to create a mantra. Of course, she wanted it to be 140 characters because after all, she is the Chief Digital Officer there. And so she sent her first tweet; “participation not promotion, dialogue not monologue, leading not following, empowering not excluding, inspiring not forcing." Chrysi has a done a tremendous job of activating digital programs for World Aids Day and for RED as a whole. At Likeable, we are so excited to participate as well. Take a listen to find out how you can too!

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There are so many amazing lessons in this podcast! I’m really excited to introduce you to Morgan Greco who is the VP of Social Media Business Development at A&E, History Channel, Lifetime and FYI. She shares a lot of fascinating insights. One I love personally is about who you know and how to get to where you’re going based on your network. Take a listen!

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Today was a really special day because I got to talk to Stewart Goodbody, how is the director of communications at one of my absolute favorite organizations, the Girls Scouts. You're going to hear all about her career and how she actually was on the agency side working for the Girl Scouts when she realized that this was her passion and she loved it enough that she wanted to jump in full-time. You'll hear all about the message of the Girl Scouts, one that I love, and that resonates so clearly in this day and age. Take a listen!

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Oh boy, are you guys going to love this interview! Let me tell you, you can’t see my face right now but I put on some fierce makeup to get ready for this next guest. I’m talking to Juliette Dallas-Feeney who is the Senior Social Media Manager at Birchbox. You’ll hear all about her strategy, how she’s using some incredible stuff on Snapchat and the amazing story of her career. Take a listen, you’re going to love her!

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So this show is really near and dear to my heart. I'm speaking with Rachel Hadley who is the new President of Likeable Media. I am so excited that Rachel's in this position and I'm more excited that you're able to hear her story -- because it's a really incredible one. One that starts in PR, talks about how she listened and learned, and became the social media leader at Likeable. Take a listen. 

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Big news! I definitely have a psychic on the podcast as today's guest. Meet Karen O'Brien, she's the Vice President of global social media at Western Union. Her career story is incredible, from entrepreneur, to management consultant, to landing at one of the largest global brands around, Western Union. She talks about the feeling behind when people send money and how Western Union was able to take that feeling and translate it globally. Want to know how to work as a global brand? You need to listen right now, 'cause Western Union's got it nailed.

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I am so inspired by our next guest and I’m so excited for you to take a listen today. Ami Mathur heads up marketing over at Honest Tea which, is part of the Coca-Cola company. You’re going to hear the story of her career which, started and lasted for many many years at P&G. She handled everything from the innovation side, to the product side, to the customer side. She then ended up at Honest Tea where she got to work with an entrepreneur with a great vision and learned how to incorporate that vision into the Coca-Cola company. Take a listen!

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I had so much fun on this week’s podcast talking to Lindsay Kaplan, the VP of Communications at Casper. As the VP of Communications there, she launched the sleep start up alongside the founding team and now leads Public Relations, Social Media, Creative Partnerships and Brand Strategy. One of the things I think you’ll find immediately from listening to her interview is just how innovative and ahead of the curve she is in terms of pushing forward for what’s next in social media. Take a listen!

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Ok if you don’t like curse words, you’d better plug your ears right now because this fabulous social lady wrote one of the most downloaded presentations in the history of slideshare, called “what the f**k is social media?” She wrote that eight years ago. Her decision to write that presentation, launched a career trajectory that has helped pave the way for people in the social media space for years! Introducing the amazing Marta Kagan, CEO and founder of Martafy. Take a listen!

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If I only had 140 characters to describe this next guest, I would say she is awesome, awesome, awesome. Today, I am introducing Melissa Barnes - the Head of Global Brands at Twitter. I’m so excited for you to hear her podcast, not only because you’ll hear the story of her career and how she shaped her own role at Twitter but you’ll also get a sneak peek into the future of the network and some of the incredible things they are working on. Take a listen!

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So I love New Orleans but not anywhere near as much as this women does. Katherine LeBlanc, born and raised in New Orleans is the Director of Brand Marketing for Smoothie King where she leads the digital efforts for over 800 locations. She’s spent her life giving to New Orleans based companies and she’s also an entrepreneur who owns Bevi Seafood Company with her husband, which is focused on bringing the traditions of the Gulf Coast seafood to life in South Louisiana. I talk to her about all of this plus her love of New Orleans. Take a listen!

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Today, I’m introducing you to Rosina Rubin who is an incredible entrepreneur who used social media to sell many pieces of art created by her aunt, Anna Walinska. You’ll hear the story of how she came to acquire this art, the history behind Anna’s paintings and how she brought that to life using social media. It’s an amazing story, take a listen!

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This week, I’m talking to Alyssa Greve who is the Social Media Manager for Cambria Quartz. From Alyssa, you’re going to hear about her passion for business and art and how she combined them both into a career that is just fabulous.

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Today I get to speak to Mollie Doherty. Mollie is the Community and Partnerships Manager at Sir Kensington’s but she has a unique twist on her story and the story of Sir Kensington’s. She infuses a lot of humor, energy and excitement around the social media industry that I think you’ll find really interesting. Take a listen!

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What if I told you that I was about to interview somebody that has won awards from Adweek, Forbes and more since 2012-2016, being recognized for her youthful creativity and brilliance in digital and social media marketing - I bet you’d be pretty impressed! If you talk to her; Katrina Craigwell who is the VP for Global Marketing Innovation at GE Digital, she’ll tell you that those awards are a by-product and not the goal. She’s going to tell you how she built her career using social and digital media - landing in her absolute dream job. You’re also going to hear about her perspectives on life - be prepared to be totally energized and excited!

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These two fabulous women put the ‘social’ in social media. You’ll hear their approach to social media at Entenmann’s and all of the Sweet Baked Goods brands associated with Entenmann’s. You are going to be blown away, not only by their approach to social but their approach to work friendships, their careers and marketing as a whole. These ladies are full of great advice and I can’t wait for you to listen to them today. Meet Maureen Sticco and Lorraine Hale.

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So when I think of Sarah Mendelsohn who is currently the Social Media Manager at Maybelline New York, I think of two things; someone who is incredibly authentic and someone who is totally in the moment. From starting her blog, “A Hit Of Sarah” at age 16, to learning what she loved and didn’t love across various industries within marketing, Sarah has built an incredible career for herself. You’ll hear about her career path and how social media is also a core part of her person. Take a listen!

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Today I am talking to Melissa Ryan who directs the DC strategy team at Trilogy Interactive which is a strategy, design and technology firm for political campaigns, non-profits and labor unions. You’re going to hear her story and how her career was founded on the internet because of the internet! You’ll also hear about how she impacted political campaigns across the country. She’s incredible. Take a listen!

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Be prepared to meet Veronique Ricardoni. She is the CEO of Likeable Mexico. After an incredible career spanning from economics and private banking, to Art, to working at one of the largest global agencies in the world and now to championing our Latin-American project, you are going to be blown away. Get ready for her perspective on social media and digital, and her overall thoughts in life. Take a listen!
 
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Oh No! It’s Ashley Cat. What’s that? It’s actually her Twitter handle. Ashley Cook currently works as a manager and senior creative producer at BuzzFeed.com. She produces branded content for ginormous brands like Nickelodeon and Target. She’s had a brilliant career thus far - you’ll hear how she followed one of her favorite brands on the planet and got the job of her dreams. Then she took some time off - she taught kid’s yoga. She’s had the most varied career you’ve ever heard of. And then she landed at one of the biggest tech companies around - BuzzFeed. It’s pretty incredible. Take a listen!

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Today, if I sound enthusiastic, it’s because my next guest has enthusiasm that’s totally infectious. Take a listen to Morgan Baden. She’s the VP of Corporate Communications at Scholastic, where she oversees corporate social media strategy and serves as the editorial director of the award-winning “On Our Minds” Scholastic blog. She’s fabulous and you’re going to hear some great insights from her.

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I’m a really long time fan girl of this next interview subject. Be prepared to be blown away. On this interview, I speak to Sharon Feder. Sharon Feder is the Chief Digital Officer of Rachael Ray’s parent company, Watch Entertainment. Before that she was the COO at Mashable which, she joined when there was only a handful of people. You’ll hear her story, her love of journalism and how that led to where she is today. The insights are through the roof. Take a listen!

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I had a great opportunity today to talk to Jodi Gersh - also known as @jodiontheweb. Jodi is a long-time employee with the Gannett company and is currently the Director of Social Media for Strategic Brand Marketing at USA Today. You’ll hear her story from when she was working with her brother on one of the first social media networks and how she used those insights to really launch social media marketing at Gannett. It’s a great story. Take a listen!

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Today, I had the distinct pleasure of talking to Lisa Baird. Lisa was named the Chief Marketing Officer of The United States Olympic Committee in 2009. She was responsible for really building the Team USA brand which she built basically exclusively through social media. You’ll hear the story of an incredible career about how she grew through corporate America but changed industries time and time again to actually propel her career forward. Take a listen!

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So it's not often on All The Social Ladies that I get to talk to one half of the Twitter and Instagram power couple duo! It was pretty incredible to talk to Jamie Stelter today. She's the morning traffic anchor for NY1 News and she has an amazing story! What I found the most interesting was her ability to share and be vulnerable about her life on Twitter, on Instagram and various social networks. You'll hear how she learned exactly where she was supposed to be in her career and how she shared her life and relationships online. You're going to love it! Take a listen.

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Today, I got a real treat. I got to talk to Kate Gardiner who I have admired from afar for just about forever. Ever since I joined an incredible networking group called The List, I’ve been watching her and she’s unbelievable. She’s an audience engagement specialist working with media brands to redefine their digital futures. She’s the founder of Dstl which, is a New York based agency serving clients around the world and she’s also the co-founder of AVG. I’m really, really impressed by the work she’s doing with media companies - she'll tell you all about it, give you some good thoughts on your first start out of school as well as what media brands need to do to survive in today's day and age. Take a listen.

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Today I’m speaking with Laura Olin. She’s a veteran digital campaigner who helped set the editorial voice for the Obama 2012 Campaign’s social channels among many other candidates. You’re going to hear all about politics and social media. Take a listen!

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Get ready for insights from a brilliant marketer. Today I talk with Julie DeLocawho is the head of LOCA Marketing. Her career spans the agency world, the fashion world, the consulting world and she did it all with really smart thinking. Take a listen!
 
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Lauren Friedman has gone after her dreams ever since she was fresh out of school -- whether it was moving to San Francisco or finding the exact job she wanted or carving out an incredible position at Adobe, Lauren has achieved it. I think you'll learn a lot from her story and how you can achieve your own dreams too!

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Edlynne Laryea is the Global Lead for Social Media at Johnson & Johnson and she has a story that is rich in social media history. Working on the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty is just one example of the way that she’s impacted change on the brand side and the agency side. Listen to her incredible story now! You are going to love her and her analogies!

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Take a listen today as I talk to Amanda Brinkman, the Chief Brand and Communications Officer at Deluxe. She helps small businesses succeed in social media and beyond and she also has had an incredible career of bringing innovation internal to brands. 
 
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SoulCycle is a movement and one of the women at the helm of that movement is Gabby Etrog Cohen - the VP of PR and Brand Strategy. She's been there since they were only 5 locations and now they're over 58. You'll hear how they grew and how they used social to do it.

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Your vacations are your memories. A lot of times when we are taking vacations, we just book it, we go there, we have the experience, we capture it, we share it and we go home. However, Hilton Grand Vacations has a totally different approach. By listening to your conversations on social media, they know what's going on in your life and they're able to give you an unbelievable experience because of it. Today, I talk to Kam Prince who is the Senior Online Marketing Manager for Hilton Grand Vacations. She has a really interesting viewpoint on how they can take a guest experience and really super-charge it using social media. Take a listen!

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Did you ever think that you could connect a career in the museum world with a career in the social world? Well, it’s time to meet Betsy Codding. Betsy Codding is currently the Community Manager for MassMutual’s Financial Group and their corporate social media channels. She’s doing a lot of incredible things there and you’ll see how she connects around life moments. The thing I found the most fascinating was how she connected the dots of her career to get to where she is today. It’s a really great interview. Take a listen!

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Join me this week on "All The Social Ladies" as I speak with Lauren Salazar who is currently the Director of Social Media at Weight Watchers. She overseas all aspects of Weight Watchers Social Media and you'll learn how she grew through Weight Watchers to take on all of these responsibilities. You're going to hear incredible things about Weight Watchers' approach to content and how they use their community to help get their message out. Take a listen!

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If you've ever run a podcast, or had a meeting or had any situation where you're about to talk to somebody, did your mouth start watering before you spoke to them? If so, you were probably talking to Allison Stadd. Allison is the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager at Shake Shack. Shake Shack if you don't know, is the most delicious burger joint in town founded by the culinary genius, Danny Meyer. Allison overseas social media and digital marketing and you'll hear a lot about her story, how she used her freelancing experience to help keep her excited and engaged prior to finding her dream job and also about Shake Shack's interesting approach to social and community. Take a listen!

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Oh boy, are you going to love my next guest! Sofia Sheth works at Clique Media Group and she's had a long history of working at Man Repeller, Condé Nast, YouTube and Google and you're going to hear the best advice under the sun for how to grow into the career you love. Trust me, you'll want to listen!

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How do you take a century old company that's all about mail and turn it into a technology company that's all about the engine behind making businesses work? Today, I talk to Marifer Rodriguez all about how she leads social media at Pitney Bowes. You'll hear how Pitney is at the forefront of changing perception of their brand. It's really awesome - take a listen!

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Today, we are talking with Alicia Lee. Alicia currently works for AMC Theaters. When we spoke to Alicia earlier, she was the Senior Communications Specialist in the Corporate Communications Department at Amtrak. In that role, Alicia was responsible for social strategy, content creation and the management of that community. She ran a lean team and you’ll hear what she did to get more butts in seats! Take a listen.

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Recently I did an episode of All The Social Ladies where I interviewed teenagers and it was called "From the Mouths of Babes," and I talked to, not only my own daughter, but another girl who is 15 years old. So for this episode, I decided to go "From the Mouths of Millennials." I talked with Lia Brouillard who is a recent graduate of Emerson College, all about how how she uses social media, not only in the classroom, but in her job search and just her overall everyday experience. Take a listen!

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Pop quiz! Do you know what a "Yerd" is? A yerd, is a "Year Book Nerd." I learned that from Katherine Morgan who is the social media manager at Herff Jones, maker of student year books. They have such an interesting strategy about how they engage socially with these yerds which, is all the kids and advisors that are on year book committees, to help them convince others of the need to have a printed year book. It's no surprise that the shift to digital has had a tremendous impact on this. Their approach really is fascinating - take a listen!

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On this week's episode, I talk to Aleesha Smalls-Worthington. Aleesha is at Iconix Brands Group but she's had a long history of trailblazing before that. She basically was the right-hand woman to Jay-Z and helped discover some other small acts like Rihanna, Willow Smith and Rita Ora - you know, no big deal! Anyway, now she's building many different brands under the Iconix Group - I think you've heard of a few of them. Take a listen!

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Imagine if before you started any social campaign, you looked at whether or not it built your brand, gained you insights and converted sales​. That's exactly what The Center of Excellence at American Greetings did and it was led by Dawn Wayt. Dawn was previously the Director of Marketing and Head of Social Media at American Greetings. You are going to hear one of the best approaches to social media in the land! Dawn is currently the VP of Digital Strategy at KINETiQ DIGITAL.

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