Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Global Media Director, Brand Innovator, and Communications Strategist, most recently serving as Director, Global Marketing Communications at Scotts Miracle Gro. Strategic marketing executive in global Fortune 500 CPG corporations, prominent position as an Ambassador to the Magazine Industry, management & marketing consulting and business development advisor. Knowledgeable in government affairs and regulatory issues relating to media and legislation. Leadership roles in trade associations ANA; Board of Directors of AAF and the AdCouncil. Proven ability to blend marketing and brand goals with communication strategies, build iconic brands and grow revenue profitably through superior branding, messaging and product innovation. Business partner who works effectively with senior leadership and board members. Strong leader with a coaching management style.