Nancy founded Media Sherpas in October of 2017 to focus on the organizational and strategic issues that advertising agencies and their marketing partners face in a modern marketing ecosystem. Well versed in agency and marketing organizational culture, talent, finances, and revenue growth, Nancy helps her clients to make the tough decisions necessary to position themselves for growth and opportunity without sacrificing a positive culture. She likens herself to a personal trainer, someone who will push you without barking at you.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of the 4A’s from 2008-June of 2017, Nancy guided the 100 year-old association’s transformation to provide leadership, advocacy and guidance to the advertising community on issues such as patent trolling, online privacy and interest-based advertising, compensation and talent. She personally led the 4A’s work on diversity and cultural inclusion that included recruitment, talent development and media buying guidelines.
Currently she serves as Chairman of the Board for We Are Rosie and as a non-Executive Director of tag. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Miami Ad School and The 3% Movement. In addition she is a Trustee of the University of Mount Union in Ohio and is an active member of the Board of People Helping People, an organization that builds schools and sponsors children for further education in Otavalo, Ecuador, where she has had a home for several years.