The BMA Colorado Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) consists of a small group of corporate marketers who provide consultation and advice to the BMA Colorado board. The group’s two-fold purpose involves:

  • Helping BMA Colorado better serve the needs of senior-level corporate marketers
  • Providing a forum for senior corporate marketers to connect with their peers, learn and grow professionally

Membership

This peer group includes CXO, SVP and VP corporate side B2B marketers of blue chip corporations with minimum division or company annual revenues of $250 million. The BMA Colorado board president serves as a standing member of the council. Additional BMA officers participate as appropriate.

CAC membership is by invitation only. If you, or someone you know, fits the membership criteria and has an interest, email BMA Colorado Past President, Sandra Zoratti.

Corporate Advisory Council Members

David Grant

David Grant
Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Tendril, Inc.

At Tendril, we believe in:
• Saving energy, reducing carbon emissions and making the world a cleaner, better place
• Further improving business performance for our Utilities customers
• Driving innovation with data and analytical solutions
• Happy customers

Jon Ekoniak

Jon Ekoniak
Sr. Managing Director
Charles Schwab

Anthony Christie

Anthony Christie
Chief Marketing Officer
Level 3 Communications

Anthony Christie is chief marketing officer for Level 3 Communications, responsible for worldwide marketing and product management. He oversees the direction of segment and go-to-market strategy, product strategy, strategic pricing, product management, corporate marketing, competitive intelligence and coordination of the regional marketing organizations.

Gavin Drake

Gavin Drake
Vice President of Marketing
Quark Software Inc.

As vice president of marketing, Gavin Drake is responsible for driving Quark's integrated marketing, branding, corporate communications and product marketing globally. Prior to Quark, Drake served in international marketing positions with a number of B2B software companies focused on content management, XML and database publishing technologies.

Joseph Greene

Joseph S. Greene
Former Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Great-West Financial

Joe Greene was with Great-West Financial from 2011-2014 as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. He oversaw branding strategy and supported the company's growth plans through strategic marketing campaigns. He has served as chairman of the Investment Company Institute's Marketing Committee and as chairman of the Mutual Fund Education Alliance.

Mark Grindeland

Mark Grindeland
Former Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
TeleTech

Mark Grindeland served as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer for TeleTech where he oversaw branding, marketing strategy and marketing communications. For 25 years, Grindeland has been the "go to" advisor for many of the world's leading brands, helping to launch new products, penetrate fragmented markets and understand consumer behaviors.

Jennifer Nealson

Jennifer Nealson
Chief Marketing Officer
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

As the Chief Marketing Officer for The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Jennifer Nealson oversees and executes strategic marketing efforts for its Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company, its Broadway touring division and its extensive educational programs. Previously, Nealson served as chief marketing officer for Trust Company of America and Vice President / Managing Director at Republic Financial Corporation.

Charles Patti

Charles Patti
Senior Associate Dean and Chief Academic Officer
Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver

Charles Patti is the Senior Associate Dean and Chief Academic Officer in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. In addition to his academic appointment, Professor Patti is the James M. Cox Professor of Customer Experience Management and Senior Fellow at The Cable Center. Professor Patti also has a thriving consulting business. His clients have included both B2B and B2C companies, publishing and professional groups. Example clients include Aetna Insurance, Frontier Airlines, Kaiser-Permanente, McDonald's Corporation, and New Zealand Telecom.

Rebecca Tann

Rebecca Tann
President/CMO, The Tag Agency

Sandra Zoratti

Sandra Zoratti
Chief Marketing Officer
The Marketer Network

Sandra Zoratti is the co-founder of The Marketer Network, and serves as their Chief Marketing Officer. She is also a former IBM marketing executive. As a technology marketer, Sandra built and launched a data-driven Precision Marketing practice from the ground up. Zoratti is an author, speaker and thought leader in technology and digital marketing.

 

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