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How agencies navigate the ever changing marketing landscape
March 28, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am$7.50 - $15.00
Join us on March 28th for a panel session featuring speakers from top Jacksonville agencies. Learn how the panelists utilize talent strategies, technology solutions and trust to navigate the ever-changing, disruptive landscape of today’s industry.
Note: We will be collecting questions for our panelists on our Facebook page.
Diane Brunet-García, Partner, Brunet-García | @dianebrunet | @brunetgarcia
With 30 years of experience in marketing, advertising, and public relations, Diane Brunet-García oversees administration for Brunet-García Advertising. The agency creates integrated multilingual branding and communications in the areas of health, safety, education, the arts, and the environment. Diane incubates meaningful relationships with Brunet-García’s key national partners, including Sapient, Golin, Mediassociates, Altarum and Plowshare, while overseeing the agency’s offices in Jacksonville, Atlanta and D.C.
The daughter of a United States Navy serviceman, Brunet-García was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and lived in many Navy towns before landing in Jacksonville in 1995. Brunet-García strives for her professional and community endeavors to be both meaningful and transformative, believing that positive social impact isn’t just gratifying—it’s a responsibility. She has served on the boards of the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation, the World Affairs Council, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, and the Friends of Hemming Park. Brunet-García and her partners frequently donate the resources of the agency to local and national arts, education, and human service organizations.
With degrees in English and Theatre, Brunet-García is a graduate of LaGrange College where she accepted the Shackleford Alumni Achievement Award in 2014. Diane was recently named one of the 2017 Women of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, and will be honored in May by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville with the Helen Lane Founder’s Award for her commitment to elevating Jacksonville’s creative community through her advocacy for fair compensation for all artists, actors, and performers.
Autumn Berrang, President and Co-Founder, Adjective and Co. | @adjectiveandco
Autumn Berrang is an award-winning account services lead and strategist with over 10 years experience working on all types of brands—CPG, B2B, Retail and Tech. Autumn has worked at world-renowned agencies, including FCB and Rapp in New York City. She has worked on some of the most wellknown brands in the world, such as HP, Milk-Bone, NBA, Red Bull and The
Jacksonville Jaguars, as well as many start-ups, and mid-sized companies.
Outside of the office, Autumn has two amazing girls, Matilda and Maxwell, one awesome husband, Eddie, and is on THE PLAYERS Council, the Board of Directors at Habitat for Humanity Jacksonville (Habijax) and is an ongoing supporter of Okoa Refuge.
Autumn is a graduate of the University of North Florida with a focus in Advertising.
Jeff McCurry, President and COO, St. John and Partners
Jeff McCurry is President and COO of St. John & Partners, where his role is to shape the agency to help clients succeed in a world of diminishing loyalty, where customers are influenced by an abundance of choice, digital empowerment, media fragmentation and omni-channel retail options. Jeff joined SJ&P 20 years ago after stints at agencies in Philadelphia and Cincinnati, working for clients such as Procter & Gamble, Mead Paper and Office Products and Chrysler.
At SJ&P, he’s led the work for some of the agency’s largest assignments such as Clearwire and Zaxby’s. Jeff initially joined the agency to lead business development efforts, but as the agency has grown, so has his role. Jeff is a graduate of The Ohio State University, a former Chair of the 4A¹s Florida Council and a current board member of MAGNET, the marketing and advertising global network.