All the Social Ladies with Carrie Kerpen

Dayna Hathaway joined Extra Space Storage in 1999 after beginning her career in the agency and high-tech worlds. She has played an integral part in growing the marketing department from 3 people to more than 40. In addition, she has helped to grow the organization from 30 retail locations to over 1000+ today. Dayna has overseen marketing activities in various functions for the past 15+ years and has experience in driving integrated marketing plans using interactive, social, television, branding and even local grass roots tactics – all helping her maximize revenue for 1000+ self-storage facilities across the country. Dayna played a pivotal role in the move from yellow page advertising to interactive channels while increasing occupancy and reducing CPAs with more efficient online channels. She currently oversees all social media, content marketing and branding functions for the organization.

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Christi McNeill serves as the Social Media and Digital Strategy Manager for Patrón Spirits Company, the world’s no. 1 premium tequila. In addition to her online communications and marketing duties, Christi works as a “voice” behind the Patrón Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts (@Patron). Previously, Christi managed social media communications for Southwest Airlines and was a key developer of the Social Business model and roadmap for airline. She intimately understands the reach of the media and has been the author of several successful story placements creating positive buzz for the brands she’s worked for. She’s been featured in the New York Times,, and USA Today as a communicator that “gets it.” Christi was recently named as a Social Media MVP by PRNews. A Texas native, Christi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

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Sonia Carter leads digital and social media marketing at Mondelez International, building the digital impact of brands such as Cadbury Dairy Milk, Oreo, Kenco, Creme Egg, Green & Black's and Philadelphia across Europe. She is responsible for accelerating digital adoption and proficiency across 30 markets as well as providing strategy for some of Europe's best loved brand to drive results. A passionate advocate of integrated marketing, she believes creativity and ROI are equally inspiring. At the heart of this is her 'Storytelling at Scale' strategy which is helping Mondelez brands reach beyond their fans and influence tens of millions of consumers across the biggest digital platforms.

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Anne Doyle has been on the front lines of women's progress for four decades. She began her career as a pioneering TV News and Sports journalist in the 70's and 80's. For her leadership role in opening sports locker rooms to female reporters, she was inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame. Anne then moved to the business world, rising through the ranks at Ford Motor Company to become Director of North America Communications. In 2000, Automotive News named her one of the "100 Leading Women in the Auto Industry." She is a single mom who took an early retirement from the corporate fast track to re-invent herself once again when her son, Kevin, was hitting his teens. That's when she began working on her book, Powering Up! How America's Women Achievers Become Leaders. Anne also took the advice she gives to other women, running for and recently completing a 4-year term on the Auburn Hills City Council. A global speaker and voice for the empowerment of women and girls, Anne has been asked by the U.S. State Department to speak in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Trinidad & Tobago and Spain. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Anne has also studied at the University of Madrid and completed advanced studies at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and Harvard & Duke's Business schools. 

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Adrienne Chance is the Senior Communications Manager for Topgolf, the emerging global leader in golf entertainment. As the voice behind Topgolf, Adrienne is responsible for media relations, internal and guest communications, charitable giving and social media. Since joining Topgolf in 2012, Adrienne has set the strategy for the company’s public relations efforts, crisis and change communications and the use of social media. She has helped garner extensive national media coverage for Topgolf, open five new facilities with nine more under construction, and develop key partnerships with such companies as Golf Digest and Heroes Project. Prior to joining Topgolf, Adrienne worked in public relations for T-System, a healthcare IT company, and in customer advocacy for Southwest Airlines, where she specialized in regulatory compliance issues. Adrienne graduated with a bachelor of science degree in public relations from the University of Florida. She resides in Dallas with her husband and their fur baby. Her secret dream in life is to one day dance on stage with Britney Spears.

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Brittany Hennessy is a brand director, social media consultant, speaker and career & personal branding advisor for millennial women. She has worked on a number of campaigns including Nivea’s 100th Anniversary, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the launch of GAP's "Born to Fit" jean and the VH1 Hip Hop Honors. She also served as a social media captain for the NY/NJ Host Committee for Super Bowl XLVIII. A strong believer in female empowerment, Brittany is the Brand Director for Lucille Roberts Gyms and the Vice-President of Student Affairs for New York Women In Communications, Inc. She previously served as the Social Media Manager for Advertising Women of New York.

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Carrie Tylawsky is the Director of Business Development at Likeable Media, a New York based social media marketing firm, where she has assisted in growing the client roster by more than 20% for three consecutive years. She specializes in working with clients to identify their business challenges and producing a social media solution that is customized for their brand and needs. Outside of Likeable, Carrie is passionate about traveling, speaks Mandarin Chinese, and is an avid writer and reader.

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Sharon Gordon is the Digital Behavior Intelligence Leader at Dun & Bradstreet. She manages the company’s Social Media program and team, and also works on content development, eCommerce and Web analytics. Sharon holds an advanced degree in social sciences, specializing in qualitative and quantitative research methodology. She has worked in the telecom, media, education, and government fields in Marketing, Market Research, Analytics, PR, and Digital Media.

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Lauren Berger is the CEO & Founder of, a FREE internship destination for young people attracting hundreds of thousands of ambitious young people every month. She is arguably the nation’s most in demand career and internship expert and speaks to thousands of high school students, college students, and recent grads every year, motivating and inspiring them. Berger is known as "The Intern Queen" as she successfully completed 15 internships at high-profile companies like Fox, MTV, and NBC during her four years in college, which led to the successful launch of her own business in 2009. Her first book, All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience, is a national best-seller and her second book, Welcome To The Real World, came out on April 22nd. In the new book, Lauren re-writes the rules for millenials in the workplace, demonstrating how to succeed in their first, second, and third jobs after graduation. Recently Berger has been featured on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, the Marie Osmond Show, The New York Times, Seventeen Magazine, and more. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn for the most up to date internships and resources!

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Melissa Carrier is a lifelong Rhode Island resident, and a total geek for all things digital. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, she holds degrees in Marketing, French, and International Business and is proud to have not taken a single course on Social Media (because they didn't exist then). In spite of all this, she managed to become the US Social Media Manager for the world's leader in cut crystal, Swarovski and continues to learn the craft of digital communications.

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