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Elisa Roland

Director, Marketing & Communications 

New York City

Elisa has been in advertising for over 25 years. She began her career at one of the most iconic advertising agencies in the world Wells Rich Greene – namesake to advertising legend Mary Wells. In fact, Elisa was told she’d inherited one of Mary’s favorite chairs in her office (Elisa still doesn’t know if this was true, but likes to believe it was). Among other work, Elisa managed the launch of branding and design guides for IBM including the Nagano Olympics & RS/6000 system.

 

Since then, Elisa has managed various consumer and B&B clients.  She was Account Director for Mercedes-Benz USA at Omnicom Group, The Designory, for many years. In addition to  her team being recognized for The International Automotive Advertising & Clio awards year after year, she was proud to work with a stellar group of designers and branding experts. Whether it was a new car launch or collaborating on a new product or technology, her team was instrumental in defining strategy and creative execution across many platforms.   

 

Elisa also writes for various publications (Reader’s Digest, Family Handyman, Women in Business, etc.), is an SCBWI member and completing a middle grade novel about Sneakerheads.